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General Anxiety Disorder!

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Dr. Radhika A (Md) 89% (13 ratings)
MD - Acupuncture, Diploma In Accupuncture, Advanced Diploma In Accupuncture
Acupuncturist, Delhi  •  13 years experience
General Anxiety Disorder!

What is General Anxiety Disorder?

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a common anxiety disorder that involves chronic worrying, nervousness, and tension. It’s possible to develop generalized anxiety disorder as a child or as an adult.

Symptoms of General Anxiety Disorder-

Causes of General Anxiety Disorder-

Risk factors of General Anxiety Disorder-

  • Genetics
  • Childhood trauma
  • Being female
  • Sleep deprivation, sleep inconsistency
  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Serious illness, such as cancer

 Complications of General Anxiety Disorder-

Diagnosis of General Anxiety Disorder-

Diagnosis of general anxiety disorder consists of detailed questions about your symptoms and medical history. Your doctor may also do a physical examination to look for signs that your anxiety might be linked to an underlying medical condition. In some cases, mental health providers use psychological questionnaires to help identify what’s going on.

Precautions & Prevention of General Anxiety Disorder-

  • You can reduce anxiety by carefully managing your time and energy
  • Avoid unhealthy substance use
  • Get early treatment

Treatment of General Anxiety Disorder-

  • Homeopathic Treatment of General Anxiety Disorder
  • Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of General Anxiety Disorder
  • Psychotherapy Treatment of General Anxiety Disorder
  • Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of General Anxiety Disorder
  • Surgical Treatment of General Anxiety Disorder
  • Dietary & Herbal Treatment of General Anxiety Disorder
  • Other Treatment of General Anxiety Disorder

Homeopathic Treatment of General Anxiety Disorder=

Homeopathy is excellent safe natural and effective treatment of anxiety. Homeopathic remedies are helpful in both physical and psychological complaints of anxiety. It reduces the feeling of nervousness, restlessness, weakness, trembling, and mental dullness. There are several homeopathic remedies for anxiety disorder.

  • Aconitum
  • Argentum nit
  • Arsenicum alb
  • Gelsemium
  • Lycopodium
  • Natrum mur

Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of General Anxiety Disorder-

Acupuncture uses sterile, disposable, single-use, and hair thin needles which are inserted into points on the body that have scientifically and empirically validated therapeutic effects on the brain, nervous system, blood circulation, internal organs, and hormones. The acupuncture session would target those areas and balance Qi, thereby resulting in stress relief.

Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy Treatment of General Anxiety Disorder-

Two common forms of psychotherapy utilized for treatment of anxiety disorders are behavioral and cognitive therapy. The therapist will help the patient to combat undesirable behaviors which often come hand in hand with anxiety. in cognitive therapy, the therapist helps the patient to adapt his or her problematic thought patterns into those which are healthier. Hypnotherapy has excellent record in curing anxiety. It calms mind and works on deep subconscious mind to effectively cure anxieties.

Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of General Anxiety Disorder-

Different types of medications that are used to treat generalized anxiety disorder are Antidepressants such as Paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline (Zoloft) and venlafaxine (Effexor). These medications influence the activity of brain chemicals (neurotransmitters) thought to play a role in anxiety disorders.

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