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Anxiety

Anxiety

Anxiety services offered in Dedham and Norwood, MA


Anxiety can cause such intense fear and distress it’s impossible to live a regular life. If anxiety is ruling your daily routine, the AmiTop Care LLC team in Norwood and Dedham, Massachusetts, can help. The experts provide medication and psychotherapy that calms your fears and reduces stress. Call the nearest AmiTop Care LLC office or book an appointment online today to experience freedom from disabling anxiety disorders.

When does anxiety become a health problem?

For most people, anxiety is an everyday emotion. You might feel it when apprehensive about a forthcoming event, worried about something like an unexpected bill, or under pressure to complete an assignment. In these situations, anxiety is nothing to worry about — it can even be helpful, providing motivation and improving your performance.

For some people, anxiety doesn’t go away once they’ve dealt with its cause. Instead, they feel anxious most or all of the time and/or experience dramatic bouts of severe anxiety. You should suspect an anxiety disorder if you experience continual anxiety or disabling fear that prevents you from accomplishing your goals.

What effects does anxiety have on daily life?

With a condition like generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), you face daily difficulties. From waking in the morning and worrying about getting to work to going to bed at night and being unable to sleep because your mind’s racing, anxiety is always around. Signs include:

  • Trembling
  • Sweating
  • Dry mouth
  • Fast, shallow breathing
  • Racing heartbeat
  • Weakness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite

With phobias, something specific triggers the anxiety response. Common phobias include the fear of confined spaces (claustrophobia), heights (acrophobia), and spiders (arachnophobia). Social anxiety disorder is a fear of being with others, particularly people you don’t know.

Phobias don’t tend to affect everyday life like GAD, but you’ll likely go to great lengths to avoid what you fear.

Both phobias and GAD can cause panic attacks, disabling periods where fear takes control. Physical anxiety symptoms suddenly intensify, and you might be unable to speak or move. A severe panic attack causes symptoms similar to a heart attack.

How do I get my anxiety under control?

AmiTop Care LLC offers expert treatment and support to help you overcome anxiety disorders. Your provider designs a personalized treatment plan for you after a thorough evaluation. They might recommend a combination of:

  • Lifestyle changes
  • Stress management
  • Anti-anxiety medication
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)   
  • Other psychotherapies

AmiTop Care LLC offers gene testing to improve medication management. The tests help your provider determine which drugs will be most effective and less likely to cause intolerable side effects in light of your genetic makeup.

Call AmiTop Care LLC or book an appointment online today for sympathetic anxiety disorder care.