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Anxiety Disorders

If your anxiety is impacting your quality of life, you’re not alone. Our Providers can help you find the right anxiety medication and live life to the fullest. Book an appointment today.

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What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a serious mental health condition affecting millions of people worldwide. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is classified as chronic worry or fear that is often intrusive and can interrupt daily life.

It is important to understand that it is common to experience occasional anxiety at some point throughout your lifetime, and not all people struggling with some form of anxiety require anxiety medication.

A diagnosis of anxiety, or GAD, typically requires that the patient has experiences ongoing symptoms for at least six months. There are many causes of GAD that can be attributed to various lifestyle and environmental factors, such as losing a job, financial stress, or an unhealthy relationship.

Symptoms of Anxiety

Patients diagnosed with anxiety typically experience anxiety symptoms for a minimum period of 6 months. Symptoms may occur as the result of lifestyle, biological environmental factors, but in some cases there is no apparent reason why symptoms occur.

People struggling with anxiety experience a wide variety of symptoms, which may include one or more of the following:

  • A constant feeling of fear or dread 
  • Uncontrollable worry for no apparent reason
  • Feeling restless or on-edge
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Trouble falling asleep or staying asleep
  • Indecisiveness
  • Fatigue
  • Excessive sweating
  • Digestive problems
  • Muscle tension and/or muscle soreness from tension
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What is anxiety?

Anxiety disorder is an intense, excessive worry about everyday situations.

What causes anxiety?

Anxiety can be caused by the effects of stressful life events, drugs, a mental condition, a physical condition or a combination of all of these.

Is anxiety a mental disorder?

Anxiety disorder is a type of mental illness that can be treated with anxiety medication or therapy.

How common is anxiety?

Approximately 30% of adults experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their life.

Can anxiety be cured?

Although there is no cure for anxiety, it can be managed with a combination of medication and therapy.

If you are experiencing signs and symptoms of anxiety, book an appointment today.