Have you ever found yourself feeling overwhelmed or feeling that you were losing control? Perhaps you have had overwhelming panic to the point that you thought that you might pass out or feeling like you were having a heart attack? You are not alone! These are symptoms of anxiety experienced by people whom suffer from several different types of anxiety disorders. This article will discuss some of the things that you can do to help yourself to get rid of your feelings of anxiety once and for all. Read on…
There is hope for people with anxiety. Several anxiety treatment options are available.
To some people the emotional and behavioral side effects of anxiety can be debilitating. For others, anxiety symptoms may come and go depending on the person and/or situation. If you have felt any of the following symptoms of anxiety, then you will discover that anxiety treatment might just be for you.
Do you experience any of following anxiety symptoms?
- Often feeling worried
- Loss of concentration and focus
- Feeling of impending doom
- Feeling overwhelmed and powerlessness
- Feeling nervous
- Trembling hands
- Rapid pulse and/or heartbeat
- Loss of appetite
- Stomach cramps
- Frequent headaches
There are many causes of anxiety that vary in severity and duration. The following is a short list of the most common causes of anxiety. Any combination of the following anxiety triggers will multiply the severity of the anxiety symptoms.
Common causes of anxiety:
- Stress at school or work
- Marriage or relationship stress
- Financial stress
- Medication side effects
- Illicit drug use
- The loss of a loved one
- Trauma or Post traumatic stress disorder
- Medical illnesses
- Genetic predisposition
- Brain chemistry
- Caffeine (Soda/Coffee)
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For many people anxiety can be a lifelong disorder, especially for those that do not seek treatment. For many people, anxiety will be successfully treated. Depending on your specific type of anxiety, the length of time that you have had anxiety and your willingness to treat any symptoms can be the determinant of how your life will be affected by anxiety. The following list includes several of the more effective anxiety treatment options.
Your anxiety treatment options:
- Anxiety medications (See below)
- Anxiety counseling
- Daily meditation
- Regular exercise
- Full night sleep
- Creative visualization
- Relaxation techniques
- Treatment of comorbid disorders (such as depression or substance abuse)
Is anxiety medication for you? Consult your doctor.
You doctor may recommend one or more of the following medications that have been proven effective for anxiety. *Ask your doctor.
- Paroxetine (Paxil)
- Venlafaxine (Effexor)
- Escitalopram (Lexapro)
- Fluoxetine (Prozac)
- Citalopram (Celexa)
- Sertraline (Zoloft)
There are many different causes of anxiety and various levels of the severity of anxiety. Feelings of anxiety are common, especially for people that are subjected to situations that are not familiar to them (such as public speaking, participating in sporting events, stage fright, etc.). Along with attending regular anxiety counseling services, anxiety medications and by participating in events that challenge yourself, (and your anxiety) you will be able to successfully overcome your anxiety and begin to live a more fulfilling and rewarding life.