Anxiety in the 21st Century
Modern anxiety states, also known as anxiety disorders, are characterized by feelings of fear, uneasiness, and worry. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders and affect many of us at some time in our lives.
There are many different types of anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and specific phobias. Symptoms often include irritability, restlessness, difficulty concentrating, and difficulty sleeping. People with anxiety disorders often experience physical symptoms such as a rapid heart rate, chest pain, and sweating.
Elizabeth at Solar can explain how anxiety is often a normal reaction to stress and can be beneficial in some situations. However, when anxiety becomes excessive and persistent, it can become disabling. Common treatments for anxiety disorders include psychotherapy, medication, and lifestyle changes.
Elizabeth is an experienced hypnotherapist who has treated many clients effectively to address their anxiety disorders, as hypnotherapy helps to change unhelpful thoughts and behaviours. Clients with anxiety disorders may also benefit from lifestyle changes such as regular exercise, relaxation techniques, and healthy eating, and these suggestions will be also used within the hypnotherapy session to promote wellbeing.
Always consult your GP is anxiety is of concern to you.