Anxiety is a medical condition which is characterized by inability to relax, nervousness, compulsions, panic attacks, phobias and in extreme conditions by nervous breakdown.
While a certain level of anxiety is common in human beings, an increased level of adrenaline can interfere with work, relationships, eating habits, studies and sleeping patterns.
Anxiety is accompanied often with depression which can disrupt a normal life. However, anxiety is curable when treated with a combination of medication, counseling and therapy which can bring you back to leading a normal life with minimum levels of stress and fatigue.
You know that you are suffering from anxiety when you experience the following symptoms:
- Constant stress
- Loss of sleep
- Excessive seating
- Palpitations accompanied with heart pain
- Extreme fatigue
- Anti-social behavior
- Panic attacks
- Obsessive thoughts
- Weight loss
Anxiety can be caused by?
There can be various reasons leading to anxiety and depression. Sometimes a massive shock can lead to anxiety or it can also be hereditary. Application of certain illegal drugs can also cause anxiety while some form of internal and external trauma can also be the cause of severe anxiety.
Pregnancy, any type of loss, accidents, deep seated guilt, prolonged sorrow can add up to create anxiety in a person. The problem with anxiety struck patients is that they often deal with it themselves.
This only causes the disorder to become strong and overwhelm the normal sensibility of a person. So, it is important to seek help from a psychotherapist to restore your normal life pattern.
Counseling for Anxiety
When you start experiencing severe physical and mental symptoms of anxiety you should definitely contact a psychotherapist. The effects can be reduced and absolutely cured in the long run if you seek counseling with time at hand.
Counseling will aid in managing anxiety and getting back to normal life gradually. Anxiety counseling will help you in confronting and tolerating your fears to be able to control and redefine them so that you can transform them.
It will also help in understanding the root cause and other causes which trigger panic attacks so that you are in better control of your emotions and feelings. Understating the effects of expectations and self esteem on the broader context of relationships will also be promoted with counseling.
The counselor will guide you through relaxation techniques to deal with anxiety. Finally Cognitive behavioral therapy is used to get different and better perspectives to get rid of negative feelings that trigger anxiety.
Call Metro Detroit Counseling at (248) 269-9783