Grace Family Medicine
Direct Primary Care & Family Medicine located in Wellington, FL
Anxiety isn’t always a bad thing. You may feel anxious before a special event or a job interview. But if your nervousness and fear are keeping you from enjoying daily life, then it may be time to get help. The health care specialists at Grace Family Medicine Direct Primary Care of Wellington take a holistic approach to the management of anxiety and can provide the compassionate care you need. To schedule a consultation, call the Wellington, Florida, office today, or use the online booking button.
Anxiety Q & A
What is anxiety?
Anxiety is your body’s reaction to stress and may cause feelings of fear, nervousness, worry, or excitement. It’s normal to feel anxious when under stress.
However, if your fear, nervousness, or worry are constant and making it hard for you to get to work or school or it’s affecting your personal relationships, then you may be suffering from an anxiety disorder.
What are the types of anxiety disorders?
There are many types of anxiety disorders. Some of the common types include:
Generalized anxiety disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder causes excessive worry and nervousness that lasts six or more months. You may worry about health, finances, work, school, or family. Your constant feelings of anxiety can make you more irritable and fatigued, and you find it hard to concentrate on work or school tasks.
Phobias refer to an intense fear of a specific object or activity. Such as fear of spiders, heights, or crowds. Phobias also include separation anxiety and social anxiety disorder.
If you have recurrent panic attacks, then you may be suffering from a panic disorder. During a panic attack, you may experience shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, sweating, and trembling.
You may be at risk of developing an anxiety disorder if they run in your family. Anxiety can also develop from an underlying health issue, such as thyroid problems or diabetes, or in combination with depression.
What can I expect during an anxiety consultation?
The team at Grace Family Medicine Direct Primary Care of Wellington takes a holistic approach to the management of anxiety. The direct primary care model allows the team to schedule enough time during your appointment, so you never feel rushed, and you can share your feelings openly, which helps the team identify the root cause of your anxiety.
How is anxiety treated?
The specialists at Grace Family Medicine Direct Primary Care of Wellington take a holistic and natural approach to the management of anxiety, which includes talk therapy. They work one-on-one with you to help you identify simple solutions to alleviate your fear and worry. Through the direct primary care model, you have easy access to your provider by phone, email, or video conference for continued care outside your office visits.
For more serious issues, the team can help you find a specialist and will continue to monitor your progress and provide additional care as needed.
For a holistic and natural approach to the management of anxiety, call Grace Family Medicine Direct Primary Care of Wellington or make an appointment by selecting the online booking button.
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