There are many different types of Anxiety Disorders. People with this anxiety disorders report having feelings of terror, or panic attacks that strike suddenly and repeatedly with no warning. Symptoms include palpitations in the chest(unusually strong or irregular heartbeats), sweating, chest pain, and for some, a feeling of choking. Some people have reported that it feels like they’re having a heart attack.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder, is excessive, unrealistic worry and tension, even if there is little or nothing to provoke the anxiety.
Another anxiety disorder is Social Anxiety Disorder. Also known as social phobia, this involves overwhelming worry and self-consciousness about everyday social situations. The content of this worrying often centers around a fear of being judged by others, or behaving in a way that might cause embarrassment or lead to ridicule.
Specific phobias, are intense fears of a specific situation or object, such as snakes, heights or flying. The level of fear is usually inappropriate to the situation and may cause people to avoid common, everyday situations.
What Are the Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders?
Depending on the type of anxiety disorder one has symptoms will vary but may include:
Feelings of panic, and fear
Shortness of breath
Problems with sleep
Sweaty or Cold feet or hands
Not able to be call or sit still
Numbness or tingling in the feet or hands
Dryness in mouth
Any type of anxiety disorder call for clinical treatment. It doesn’t matter whether you are experiencing a specific phobia, general anxiety disorder, social phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder, or obsessive compulsive disorder. If it falls under the category of anxiety disorder, seek clinical treatment to help manage symptoms.
We Can Help
At the Granoff Group, our expertise helps our clients to develop a systematic approach to dealing with their anxiety. It has been medically proven that when the people confront what they fear repeatedly without getting the negative outcome they actually feared, the sense of phobia would gradually subside.
In a number of cases, medication along with therapy and other forms of treatment can help our clients to manage the physical symptoms caused by the anxiety. Call us for a free consultation at 617-433-8483.