Have you been feeling excessively anxious or worrisome of late for no particular reason? A generalized anxiety disorder therapy session with us might be just what you need to improve your emotional and mental well-being. Here’s what you should know about the different forms of therapy for generalized anxiety disorder.
Generalized anxiety disorder can be described as a mental health condition that results in regular and excessive anxiety for no particular reason. It is one of several types of anxiety disorders that can affect approximately 5% of Americans, and clinical studies have shown that women are twice as likely to develop a generalized anxiety disorder than men.
Changes in daily routine, work, health status, or social interactions can affect people with generalized anxiety disorder. Common symptoms include:
While a mental health professional may sometimes prescribe anti-anxiety medications as a form of treatment for generalized anxiety disorder, there are also various drug-free and non-invasive forms of functional medicine that have shown success in patients with generalized anxiety disorder. These include:
Functional medicine therapies for patients with generalized anxiety disorder are both non-invasive and drug-free. They are suited for patients of all ages and fitness levels. Regular practice of generalized anxiety disorder therapies offers multiple benefits such as:
If you’ve never had a cognitive-based therapy session before, you might wonder what to expect during the appointment. A certified therapist at reNu Medical & Injury Center will begin with an evaluation to determine your current health status, including your time commitment, life stressors, and emotional well-being. From there, your therapist will recommend a CBT treatment program that’s right in treating your generalized anxiety disorder and may also include other forms of therapy like acupuncture, hypnosis, and yoga.
Typical CBT treatment programs last for up to 20 weeks and are usually hour-long sessions.
For more information about Generalized Anxiety Disorder Therapies, contact reNu Medical & Injury Center at (302) 368-0124.