Anxiety

What Can a Psychiatrist Do For Your Anxiety?

What Can a Psychiatrist Do For Your Anxiety? 150 150 admin

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders adults in America, with over 40 million people experiencing an anxiety disorder each year.  Anxiety disorders like PTSD, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and OCD can all make going about your daily life a challenge. Visiting a psychiatrist is one way to manage or potentially eliminate the symptoms associated with an anxiety disorder diagnosis. As a medical doctor, a psychiatrist will most often use medications to treat the mental and physical symptoms of an anxiety disorder, and then combine those medications with other treatment options such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT).…

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How Sedentary Behavior May Increase Anxiety – And How the Pandemic May Have Contributed

How Sedentary Behavior May Increase Anxiety – And How the Pandemic May Have Contributed 150 150 admin

Anxiety is common. It is estimated that between 15% and 30% of Texas is currently or has once struggled with a diagnosable anxiety disorder, and many more have issues with stress and anxiousness that are difficult to manage. What causes that anxiety can vary considerably, from genetics to trauma to persistent life stress and beyond. But, as we look at ways to help decrease anxiousness and treat anxiety, it helps to look at one’s lifestyle habits to see if there are little things that can be changed in order to find some relief. One issue that may be contributing to…

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