How do I know if I need Anxiety Counseling?
We have all experienced anxiety at some point in our lives. However, if you have suffered from anxiety attacks and/or panic attacks you know how scary they can be. If you find yourself worrying too much, focused on how things can go wrong, having repetitive thoughts over and over, and avoiding situations that can bring anxiety, it is likely that anxiety is interfering in your life.
There are many different types of anxiety disorders. Some include social anxiety disorder, phobias, panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are a serious mental illness and can cause major problems in your life. Anxiety disorders can cause you to have constant worry and fear that can become unmanageable. Fear can start to take over your life and can also affect people close to you.
Different anxiety disorders can cause many different types of symptoms. Some symptoms might be social or emotional, which can take a toll on your self-esteem and mental health. Anxiety disorders have such a deep impact on your life that they can also cause serious physical health problems. These problems can continue to grow and cause your health to deteriorate quickly. Here are some of the many different symptoms that can be experienced:
Physical Symptoms of Anxiety
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pains
- Racing heart rate
- Numbness, tingling in body parts
- Sleep disturbance
Emotional Symptoms of Anxiety
- Feeling anxious; few minutes to hours
- Feeling restlessness or on edge
- Anticipating that future events will be catastrophes
Social Symptoms of Anxiety
If you have any of these symptoms you may suffer from anxiety. Anxiety counseling can help. Learn the skills to identifying the thoughts, perceptions, and feelings and change them with anxiety counseling. You do not have to go through this alone. Call to schedule your appointment for effective anxiety counseling today at 949.510.9423.