Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety can be attributed to a combination of factors. Feelings of anxiety are normal and common. This emotion is characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure. People with anxiety disorders usually have recurring intrusive thoughts or concerns. They may avoid certain situations out of worry. They may also experience physical symptoms such as sweating, trembling, dizziness or a rapid heartbeat. If these symptoms persist and keep you from everyday activities it may signal a larger problem such as anxiety disorder.

Anxiety is your body’s natural response to stress. It can be attributed to a combination of factors. Feelings of anxiety are normal and common. This emotion is characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure. People with anxiety disorders usually have recurring intrusive thoughts or concerns. They may avoid certain situations out of worry. They may also experience physical symptoms such as sweating, trembling, dizziness or a rapid heartbeat. If these symptoms persist and keep you from everyday activities, it may signal a larger problem such as anxiety disorder.

Emotional Symptoms:

  • Apprehension
  • Nervousness
  • Anticipating the worst
  • Irritability


Treatment:

  • Psychotherapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Anti-Anxiety medications and antidepressants
  • Complementary health approaches, including stress and relaxation techniques


Katy, TX

Office Hours

Katy, TX and Laurel, MS

Monday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Laurel, MS