If constant worry, fear, and anxiousness negatively affect your life, help is within reach at Be Balanced Naturopathic Care Center in Norwalk, Connecticut. Naturopathic physician Shyron Alston, ND, offers a variety of holistic treatments for anxiety so you can enjoy life to its fullest. Call the office to book an appointment or schedule one online today.
Anxiety is a mental health condition that causes you to feel anxious, fearful, or nervous in situations that don’t bother most other people. It can lead to problems at school, at work, or in relationships. If anxiety negatively affects you or a loved one, see Dr. Alston for an evaluation.
Common symptoms that can happen with anxiety include:
With anxiety, you might go out of your way to avoid things that trigger unpleasant symptoms, which can diminish your lifestyle and well-being. If you struggle with anxiety, you may also experience depression, substance abuse, social isolation, or suicidal thoughts.
Anxiety can happen to anyone, but some things increase your risk of experiencing it. Examples include:
Visit Be Balanced Naturopathic Care Center if anxiety interferes with your quality of living or you have thoughts of harming yourself.
To find out if you have anxiety and how severe it is, Dr. Alston discusses your symptoms, lifestyle, and medical history. She checks your vital signs, completes a physical exam, and may recommend you undergo blood tests if needed.
Common treatments for anxiety available at Be Balanced Naturopathic Care Center include:
Changing up certain aspects of your routine can alleviate anxiety symptoms. Examples include getting regular exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, eating nutritious foods, and practicing relaxation techniques.
Counseling, or talk therapy, teaches you ways to cope with anxiety in a healthy way, which often reduces unpleasant symptoms and helps you thrive at work or school.
Taking certain dietary supplements can improve your overall health and wellness and may reduce anxiety and depression symptoms.
Dr. Alston may recommend you try botanical medications for relief.
To find out if you have anxiety or get treatment for it, call the Be Balanced Naturopathic Care Center office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.