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What to talk to your doctor about if you have anxiety?

What to talk to your doctor about if you have anxiety?

Your doctor will likely want to talk about your work, spiritual life, relationships and physical health — and how anxiety might be impacting those areas of your life. Be prepared to also discuss your family history and personal history of anxiety, depression or mood disorders, chronic illnesses and other potential health concerns.

Where to go to seek treatment for anxiety?

“Don’t wait too long to seek treatment, which can cause you to suffer needlessly,” said DeAngelis. “Anxiety is very treatable and manageable.” For a referral to an Abington – Jefferson Health physician, please call 215-481-MEDI (6334) or search our online directory.

How to find a good GP for health anxiety?

Which they often can be. Mistrust or Dr’s opinions is common in health anxiety. Hopefully you can find a good regular GP and build an open and respectful relationship. Be open about your condition and your fears/concerns. I have been able to find a GP who I can openly say “I think I have ——“.

Is there a way to disarm the anxiety trick?

The way to disarm the Anxiety Trick is to increasingly spend time with anxiety, to expose yourself to the thoughts and sensations, and allow them to subside over time. What can you do to make the experience of exposure more tolerable?

Your doctor will likely want to talk about your work, spiritual life, relationships and physical health — and how anxiety might be impacting those areas of your life. Be prepared to also discuss your family history and personal history of anxiety, depression or mood disorders, chronic illnesses and other potential health concerns.

“Don’t wait too long to seek treatment, which can cause you to suffer needlessly,” said DeAngelis. “Anxiety is very treatable and manageable.” For a referral to an Abington – Jefferson Health physician, please call 215-481-MEDI (6334) or search our online directory.

When to see a mental health professional for anxiety?

But if you feel symptoms of anxiety absent any apparent reason, or everyday things make you anxious—leaving your home, for example—it may be time to see a mental health professional. To know if your anxiety is unmanageable, you have to know the symptoms.

What to do if you have social anxiety disorder?

CBT can also help people learn and practice social skills, which is vital for treating social anxiety disorder. Exposure therapy focuses on confronting the fears underlying an anxiety disorder in order to help people engage in activities they have been avoiding. Exposure therapy is used along with relaxation exercises and/or imagery.