Many people that are battling a generalized anxiety disorder are
dealing with chronic anxiety.
Often it can seem as though there is nothing a person can do to win
this battle. The truth of the matter is that there are a number of
different treatment options available. Is crucial to
underlying source of the anxiety and deal with it so that
the anxiety can be controlled.
diagnosis is mostly identified as an extreme and unreasonable concern
on the situations encountered in the daily life. Many refer to chronic
anxiety as generalized anxiety disorder or GAD.
Generally speaking this worry makes
it difficult for a person to function properly.
is important to make it clear that as with any other diagnosis, no two
people present the exact same symptoms. This doesn't mean that a person
presenting with 3 symptoms has a less severe case then a person with 6
symptoms. What it does mean is that GAD affects people in different
There are physical symptoms such as: muscles
aches, episodes of shortness of breath, problems swallowing, problems
It is important to note that these symptoms
must be persistent and ongoing for at least half year for a person to
be diagnosed with this type of anxiety. This is due to the fact that
everyone experiences some sort of anxiety at a given moment, it is when
the symptoms do not diminish and interfere with daily living that one
should seek help.
There are a several
options available for individuals that currently suffer this condition.
It is best to talk to your medical care provider as well as a
counselor about what form of treatment may be most beneficial. Therapy
is a very common treatment for it. Remember the key to
eliminating this anxiety is to figure out what the root cause is and
how you can overcome it.
Cognitive behavioral therapy is
the most common form of therapy and it is also the most effective. The
cognitive behavioral therapy assists the patient to understand the
thought processes that influence our behavior so that negative thought
patterns can be replaced with positive ones.
are daily things you can do to help deal with chronic anxiety. These
include learning and practicing stress relieving activities, like
deep breathing exercises among them.
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