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Anxiety Management: Symptoms, Strategies, and Treatment


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Navigating the Complexities of Anxiety

What is Anxiety & How to Do Anxiety Management?

Anxiety is the feeling of uncertainty and uneasiness. It can be an extreme feeling of brutal fear. The feeling of failure can result from a variety of environmental factors, including the feeling of failure, for e.g., when taking an exam or undergoing a job interview, as well as a general fear of failure due to the difficulties one may encounter. It all occurs due to Different reasons that make you tense and stressed.


How do I know if I have Anxiety?

You could be trapped with anxiety if you feel the following symptoms of anxiety

  • Helpless, nervous, unable to relax for a long time or assume the worst.

  • Thinking a lot about how other people thoughts about you.

  • Not appreciating yourself or getting paranoid occasionally.

Anxiety can continue for days, months, or even years if not dealt with professionally. If you encounter any of the above symptoms, going to the therapist will help you and give you further insight into what’s happening with your inner self.


How to calm your Anxiety

The best way one can calm our anxiety are:

  • Reading

  • Writing in diary

  • Mediation and doing Yoga

  • Exercising or doing a new activity in general

  • Taking therapy sessions

  • Meeting new people, enlarging your friend circle, and having a fresh start


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Unveiling the Struggles of Anxiety

Anxiety Management

Managing anxiety can be quite tricky and challenging. Finding the right therapist for you is quite a problem. Whereas patience is another factor that can determine the success or the failure of the therapist's treatment for you. It can take months to achieve the required results.



However, It is assumed that your anxiety disorder can be actually related to your physical health, which needs immediate medical treatment. Seeing a mental health specialist for Anxiety management should be your top priority. A therapist will provide a conclusion about your mental health state by asking questions about your thoughts, feelings, and behavior. Also, to ensure that no other mental health problems or symptoms are associated with Anxiety.


The Treatment

It's common to treat Anxiety with medications and psychotherapy. Some tests will take place to determine which treatment of those two is best.


Psychotherapy- is psychological counseling that is done by your therapist to decrease the symptoms of your Anxiety.


CBT (Cognitive behavioral therapy) - Is the most effective method that assists in managing anxiety disorder symptoms. Moreover, it involves teaching you certain new information and abilities as a method to push you toward things you’ve left as a result of having Anxiety. The therapist purposely shows you or makes you experience the same things that triggered your Anxiety in the first place. So that you can overcome your negative thoughts.


Medications

Certain types of medication help in reducing the symptoms are -Anti-anxiety medication {Buspirone} Specific Antidepressants. Some medications may not be preferably used as they don’t have long-term effects. So, it’s not likely for your doctors to prescribe these medications {Sedatives, /beta blockers /benzodiazepines}



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Navigating anxiety together with mediaction and Therapy

There are simpler ways to manage your anxiety, Such as

  • Tuning yourself into a healthy lifestyle. For example, If you are addicted to alcohol & smoking, then you should take a step into a healthy lifestyle by quitting these two poison out of your life. Furthermore, consuming too much caffeine, like Tea/coffee, can also take a toll on your body and increase your anxiety.

  • Try to dd a having a healthy sleeping schedule of 8-9 hours a day will elevate your mood and improve your mental health.

  • Include more green vegetables and healthy homemade food in your diet. It will level up your physical health, positively impacting your mental health.

  • Exercising regularly, such as walking for 20 minutes 3 times a week, will improve your circulatory system.

  • Meeting new people as meeting new people will allow you to see new perspectives and comments about different things in life

  • Try to start the habit of Journaling. Writing notes for yourself will provide you with positive energy, making you appreciate yourself more.

  • Doing exercises like swimming and yoga will keep you refreshed and awake. That will put your mind at ease, giving you a sense of accomplishment and achievement.

Managing anxiety can be a challenging journey that requires dedication and support. Remember, you're not alone on this path. Dedicated professionals at Project C Foundation Team provide expert assistance and customized strategies to help you regain control, find peace, and live a more fulfilling life. Reach out to our compassionate team at Project C Therapy to take the first step toward a brighter future. We are committed to your well-being, and together we can overcome anxiety and embark on a journey of healing and growth.


Written By:

Kirella Tadros









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