Anxiety is a normal feeling of nervousness people have from time to time. Sometimes, however, anxiety can become so frequent or strong that it makes other parts of their lives difficult.
Anxiety is diagnosed after discussions with a health care professional such as a doctor or counselor. Our Family Medicine health professionals can talk with you and evaluate your level of anxiety.
While there are some medicines that will help decrease anxiety, in many cases a person can be helped without medicine through:
If you have anxiety and would like to talk to an experienced professional about it, contact one of our family medicine locations to schedule an appointment.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is a condition where anxiety is frequent and often overwhelming for a person.