Anxiety Treatment In Midtown Houston
If you or loved one suffers from anxiety-you should know that safe and effective treatment is available for all types of anxiety. Midtown Psychiatry and TMS Center offers a range of caring and effective treatment for anxiety in children and adults.
Don’t Wait Get Help Now
Anxiety doesn’t usually go away on it’s own, and they may actually get worse over time if you don’t seek help. Talk to your doctor or a mental health clinician before your anxiety worsens. And it may be easier to treat if you get help early.
When To Seek Help:
See your doctor if you:
- Worry too much and your work, school, relationships or other parts of your life are suffering
- Are upset by your fear, worry or anxiety
- Feel depressed, have trouble with alcohol or drug use, or have other mental health concerns along with anxiety
- Believe that your anxiety could be linked to a physical health problem
- Are having suicidal thoughts or behaviors (for this you should seek treatment immediately)
Get Screened For Medical Issues First
There are a number of medical problems that are linked to anxiety and these include:
- Asthma Heart disease
- Drug abuse or withdrawal
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Premenstrual syndrome
- Rare tumors that produce certain “fight-or-flight” hormones
- Thyroid problems, such as hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism
- Withdrawal from alcohol
- Withdrawal from other medications
Range of Treatments
There are many types of treatments for anxiety.
Psychotherapy or “talk therapy” has been proven helpful. Also, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) can help treat and manage anxiety disorders. CBT seeks to correct established patterns of negative thinking and the behaviors they cause by helping people face their fears directly. Medication can also be helpful and is sometimes used in conjunction with therapy. There are also complementary and alternative practices used to treat anxiety disorders. These include stress and relaxation techniques, meditation which can useful for symptoms of anxiety and depression in adults. Yoga is also used for anxiety, and studies suggest that practicing yoga (as well as other forms of regular exercise) can help reduce heart rate, blood pressure, and can alleviate anxiety.
If you are concerned about yourself or a loved one who may be suffering from an Anxiety Disorder- give us a call to set up an appointment at 713-426-3100.