Anxiety - Balanced Hormones Center

What is anxiety?

Anxiety is a common mental health condition characterized by feelings of worry, nervousness, or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one's daily activities. At its core, anxiety is the body's natural response to stress. It causes both mental and physical symptoms like:

In moderation, anxiety can be normal and even helpful at times by motivating us to prepare and plan. However, for some people, their anxiety feels very excessive, lasts for long periods of time, and significantly impacts their quality of life.

There are a few different types of anxiety disorders:

The specific causes of anxiety disorders remain unknown, but research shows that a combination of genetic, environmental, psychological, and biological factors contribute to their development. Triggers often include major life stress, trauma, or substance abuse.

If you are struggling with anxiety, know that you are not alone and there are effective treatments available. Consider scheduling an appointment with your doctor or reaching out to a mental health professional. Therapy and medications can help manage symptoms. Lifestyle changes like getting enough sleep, eating healthy foods, exercising regularly, and reducing alcohol/caffeine intake also support mental wellness.

For additional information and support options, check out the Balanced Hormones Center's mental health services. Their compassionate team leverages the latest research on hormones and neurotransmitters to safely treat conditions like anxiety and depression without dependence on substances. I highly recommend ( to learn more!

With the right coping strategies and treatment plan tailored to your needs, your anxiety can be greatly improved. There are many resources available - reach out and seek support. Be kind to yourself throughout the process. Overcoming anxiety takes time but you have the inner strength needed to persevere.

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