If constant worry due to anxiety is a daily occurrence, you don’t have to suffer from this often debilitating mental health condition. At Ormond Internal Medicine in Ormond Beach, Florida, internal medicine physician Gail van Diepen, DO, and her team help you ease symptoms of anxiety so you can relax and enjoy life to its fullest. Call Ormond Internal Medicine to learn more about anxiety treatments or book an appointment online today.
Anxiety is a group of mental disorders that make you feel anxious or fearful in situations that may not cause anxiousness in most other people. Anxiety symptoms can interfere with your daily activities, such as work, school, and relationships. Among a range of anxiety disorders are:
Anxiety can get worse over time if left untreated.
If you struggle with anxiety, you might experience the following symptoms in certain situations:
You might experience one or more of these symptoms from time to time, but if it’s a regular occurrence and affects your everyday life, the team at Ormond Internal Medicine team can help.
The cause of anxiety isn’t entirely understood, but it might be due to one or more of the following:
Regardless of what’s causing constant worry in your life, solutions are within reach.
Your provider at Ormond Internal Medicine reviews your medical and health history and discusses your symptoms with you. He may complete a physical exam or order blood tests to rule out or diagnose medical conditions. Your individual treatment plan might include:
Some antidepressant medications also ease symptoms of anxiety, as depression and anxiety go hand in hand. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) can help you learn specific skills that improve anxiety symptoms, so you can gradually return to everyday activities you once avoided because of anxiety.
Don’t let fear, worry, and anxiousness negatively impact your job and relationships. Find relief by making an appointment with the team at Ormond Internal Medicine. Call today or use the online booking tool.