Many struggle with anxiety disorders today. A lot of individuals move towards medication to help. There is a time when medication is needed, but the research is clear on several points. First, an anxiety disorder can take many forms and we need to be accurate in diagnosis. And second, proper therapy has a higher rate of long-term success than medication alone.
There are several forms of anxiety disorders. Some include Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Social Anxiety, Phobias, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and a few more. As you can see, there are many types of anxiety. The first, most important step is accurate diagnosis. Once you’re helping professional is clear on exactly what type of anxiety disorder you have, that’s half the battle right there.
While learning the proper anxiety treatments, you to be brave. Anxiety is powerful and I know you want to have it be gone yesterday, but effective techniques can take a while to begin to work for you.
One of the oldest tricks in the book involves breathing into a paper bag. We’ve all heard about this or seen it on TV. It’s interestingly successful. Now-a-days we know more about ‘why’ its successful in treating anxiety. The regulation of the breath is tied directly to your nervous system. Breath normally and you simply send the signal to your nervous system that you’re safe.
Make no mistake about it. Anxiety is deadly. If you continue to go on without appropriate treatment, it will take over your entire life or vital parts of it. As you suffer from the symptoms of anxiety it is hard to be hopeful. I understand that. Please know that there are powerful, proven strategies for the treatment for anxiety.
As your severe anxiety begins to go away, you’ll feel very proud of your accomplishment. Not only that, but you will feel more confident and your experience of life will now have room for joy!
Now a call to action. You’re suffering. Believe me, you don’t have to continue to experience the stress of anxiety anymore. Please give yourself the gift of anxiety treatment. It will take a while, but when emerge from the veil of severe anxiety you’ll feel like a champ and well deserved!