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Anxiety/Panic/Depression

Anxiety affects your whole being. It is a physiological, behavioral, and psychological reaction all at once. On a physiological level, anxiety may include bodily reactions such as rapid heartbeat, ability to act, express yourself or deal with everyday situations. Psychologically, anxiety is a subjective state of uneasiness. In most extreme cases, it can cause you to feel detached from yourself. A complete program of recovery from an anxiety disorder must address all three levels to reduce physiological reactivity, eliminate avoidance behavior and change your inner voice (self talk) from negative to positive.

 

The occurrence of four or more symptoms defines a panic attack:

 

Shortness of breath

Heart palpitations (rapid or irregular heartbeat)

Trembling or shaking

Fear of dying

Fear of going crazy or out of control

Dizziness or unsteadiness

Numbness

Nausea or abdominal distress

Sweating

 

We recommend treatment such as: relaxation training, cognitive therapy, reducing worrying behaviors, problem solving, practicing mindfulness, recommend lifestyle changes and depending on the severity, medication.