Anxiety is an expected part of life, whether you are facing a problem at school or work, taking a test or making an important decision. However, anxiety disorders involve more than temporary fear or worry. The anxiety does not let up and may worsen over time. The symptoms can interfere with daily life, affecting your job performance, school work and relationships.
The most common types of anxiety disorders, include:
- Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Anxiety can also occur as part of serious health conditions, including bi-polar disorder, major depression, substance abuse disorder and many other psychiatric disorders. It is important to seek help from a mental health professional. Anxiety disorders are generally treated with psychotherapy, medication or both. Our team will work with you to help you choose the treatment that works best for you.