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Anxiety Help

 

Anxiety is the most common of all mental health conditions. Research indicates that between 5-20% of the general population of the United States will experience sever anxiety over the life span.

 

At Bill Jacobs LPCC we notice that many people who suffer from anxiety don't recognize the symptoms, in themselves or in their teens and children.

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. It helps us deal with a tense situation in the office, study harder for an exam, keep focused on an important speech. In general, it helps us cope.anxietyhelp

 

But when anxiety becomes an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations, it has become a disabling disorder

 

If you suspect you or someone you know might be suffering from an anxiety disorder, the following sub-topics provide a digest of information to help with Anxiety.

 

For a more in depth study see the Mayo Clinic site.

 

Anxiety Symptoms

 

Each anxiety disorder has different symptoms, (for specific symptoms see the links below under Types of Anxiety Disorders). But all the symptoms cluster around excessive, irrational fear and dread.

 

Types of Anxiety Disorders

 

Causes of Anxiety

Anxiety is the normal reaction to stress...

 

Anxiety Treatment

Which therapies and medications work best...

 

Self Help for Anxiety

Research shows there are a number of things people with anxiety disorders can do to help themselves...

 

Additional Considerations

How anxiety affects children and teens, safety issues, family support, etc...

 

She Grew New Hair

Anxiety can cause people to pull their hair out.

 

Continue on through this topic to Anxiety Symptoms.

 

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