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Anxiety Disorder

Treatment for Anxiety Disorders in Maricopa

Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can range from mild to severe and can be triggered by a variety of situations or circumstances. It is a natural response to stress, but when it becomes excessive or persistent, it can interfere with daily activities and quality of life. Anxiety disorders are a group of mental health conditions characterized by excessive and persistent anxiety that is difficult to control and can lead to significant distress and impairment.

Anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorder, social anxiety disorder (SAD), specific phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Symptoms of anxiety disorders can vary depending on the type of disorder but may include excessive worry, restlessness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, irritability, muscle tension, and sleep disturbances.

How are Anxiety Disorders Treated?

Treatment for anxiety disorders may include psychotherapy, medication, or a combination of both. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a common form of psychotherapy that has been shown to be effective in treating anxiety disorders. Medications commonly used for anxiety disorders include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), benzodiazepines, and beta-blockers.

It is important to seek professional help if you are experiencing symptoms of anxiety that are interfering with your daily life. There are also self-help strategies that may be helpful in managing anxiety, such as exercise, relaxation techniques, and mindfulness practices.

Schedule an Anxiety Consultation

If you’re struggling with anxiety symptoms, don’t wait to reach out to a specialist. For patients in the Maricopa area, The Way Wellness is here to help. Tyeasa Jones, PMHNP is a highly-trained Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with extensive experience assessing, diagnosing, and effectively treating patients with anxiety disorders. Give us a call at (623) 200-3526 today to schedule a consultation. We see patients from Maricopa, Casa Grande, Chandler, Tempe, Ahwatukee, Santan, Scottsdale, and the surrounding areas.

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