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What is Anxiety?

Symptoms of Anxiety

  • feelings of dread, panic, or impending doom,
  • feeling on edge or irritable
  • heightened alertness
  • difficulties sleeping
  • changes in appetite
  • difficulties concentrating
  • depersonalization, and wanting to escape from the situation you are in.

Physical symptoms

  • Sweating
  • Heavy and fast breathing
  • Hot flushes or blushing
  • Dry mouth
  • Shaking
  • Hair loss
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Dizziness and fainting
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), stomach aches and sickness

Quick Facts

  • Anxiety is the most common form of mental illness in the United States.
  • Different forms of anxiety: generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), social anxiety, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), agoraphobia, specific phobias, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
  • Approximately 10% of teenagers and 40 percent of adults suffer from anxiety.

Treatment

  • A combination of both psychotherapy and medication has been found to be the most effective treatment for depression.

How Can We Help You

  • Supportive Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): CBT helps you understand the links between your thoughts, feelings and behavior. It can help you to find ways to overcome your anxiety by challenging negative thoughts and beliefs.
  • Psychoeducation
  • Relaxation Skills
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