Anxiety


 

 

 

 

 

 Anxiety

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Anxiety, an all too familiar word in today’s society.  Over 40 million adults suffer from some form of anxiety disorder, leaving it to rank as the number one diagnosed mental illness.  Anxiety comes in many forms and sizes and not one of us is immune.  Everyone has come face to face with anxiety at some level, whether it is taking a test, interviewing for a new job, or seeing flashing red lights behind you on the highway.  Fortunately in those moments the anxiety is brief, our bodies react with a burst of adrenalin, maybe we get a little shaky and have a dry mouth but soon after all is back to normal and the internal alarm system has been turned off.
 
For others, anxiety is a much bigger struggle. It comes in the form of panic attacks that can be crippling. The anxiety is so strong that it leaves you feeling as if you can’t breathe and like you might possibly be having a heart attack. For others, it may be a heavy cloud that constantly hangs over your head.  You are anxious all day long.  You worry about everything and your body feels like it is in a state of emergency all the time.  You get headaches, your muscles are always tense and your mind will simply not shut off.  It is exhausting.  If you are an anxiety sufferer you know exactly what I’m talking about. It can be relentless.
 
What you may not know about anxiety is that it is very treatable.  We can help you with that treatment and we can also help you get to the root cause of your anxiety.  Having anxiety is nothing to be ashamed of, after all, remember your 40 million other friends who battle it too?  If anxiety is controlling your life, it’s ok to seek help.  If you’re here reading this, it’s likely that you’ve already encountered what happens when left untreated.  Decide today that enough is enough, let us help you bring the peace back into your life.