Anxiety Disorders

Quality Psychiatric Health and Wellness offers comprehensive in-person or online anxiety treatment.

What is anxiety disorder?

Anxiety disorder is one of the most common psychiatric disorders. Sometimes it presents as daily stress, and you may see it as a normal reaction to life stressors. You may feel anxious about your health, family, job, schoolwork, daily tasks or find yourself worrying about everything. It can range from mild to debilitating symptoms, which can worsen without treatment. Quality Psychiatric health and wellness offers the best treatment for different types of anxiety disorders:

  • General Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Separation Disorder
  • Social Anxiety or Social Phobia
  • Agoraphobia
  • Specific Phobia

What causes anxiety disorders in children and adolescents?

The causes of anxiety disorders can vary. It is important to note that anxiety may present differently in children and adolescents when compared to adults. Anxiety may be seen as fear in children and can be expressed by crying, tantrums, freezing, isolating, irritability, restlessness, and trouble falling or staying asleep. A thorough assessment is needed to know what is causing the anxiety.

Anxiety disorder can be caused by the following:

  • Biological factors
  • Lifestyle stresses
  • Medication side effects
  • Health conditions
  • Unstable home life
  • Poor diet/unbalanced nutrition
  • Cognitive factors
  • Environmental factors

Keep in mind that these factors can interact with one another to worsen symptoms.

What causes anxiety in adults?

The same contributing factors in children and adolescents can be the leading cause in adults. However, most adults do suffer from General anxiety disorder.

What is generalized anxiety disorder? General anxiety disorder is marked by excessive worrying that is often too hard to control. You may find yourself worrying about everything, and the worry may become so intense that it interrupts your daily life.

What are the signs and symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder?

General anxiety symptoms include:

  • Inability to stop worrying
  • Trouble staying or falling asleep
  • Muscle tension
  • Fatigue
  • Fast heart rate
  • Difficulty focusing
  • An overwhelming sense of fear
  • Trembling or shaking
  • Shortness of breath.

What are the treatment options for anxiety?

The first step is to do a comprehensive evaluation to confirm your diagnosis.

At Quality Psychiatry Health and Wellness, we have in-person and telehealth treatment for anxiety disorders. Initial assessments may take up to 90 minutes to discuss your history thoroughly and allow you to have your questions answered.

Dr. Ndubaku treats anxiety disorder in children, adolescents, and adults. She will work with you to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that is suitable for you. Anxiety treatment plans include medications, natural remedies, psychotherapy and lifestyle modifications. You will be given healthy tips to help you maintain your state of wellness. The goal is to treat beyond your symptoms, determine the root cause, and help you live a quality life.

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