Most people experience anxiety at some points in their lives. A certain amount of anxiety is even helpful in spurring people on to higher achievements. However, any kind of anxiety disorder is an unwanted burden on any sufferer.
There are many forms of anxiety. Probably the best known is anxiety attacks. These are often manifestations of panic disorder. The person who has an anxiety attack will feel barrage of physical symptoms that are quite distressing. He or she may experience chest pain, heart palpitation, abdominal upset, dizziness, and a feeling that death is near. The anxiety attacks only last a few minutes, but may recur in a very short time.
Another form of Anxiety is social anxiety disorder. Also known as social phobia, this disorder can stop people from associating with friends and relatives. They may become so withdrawn that they completely lose touch with the people they once held dear.
The basis for social anxiety disorder is often a fear of unfavorable judgment by others. People with this disorder often feel that others are laughing at them or criticising them harshly. They may be overly sensitive to every comment that is made. Anxiety counsellors can help them to trust again and rejoin the world.
Exam anxiety happens when people are presented with a test of some kind. Whether it is a college exam or some kind of test that is given at work, people may feel overwhelmed by it. They may avoid the exam by being absent from work or school on that day. Rather than overcoming their anxiety, they are making it worse for the next time.
Anxiety Attacks may be severe and frequent. They usually come with no notice or warning. This can make anxiety counselling difficult, but not impossible. There are tried and true methods of working with these situations.
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Generalised anxiety disorder is a feeling of fear that permeates every aspect of life. It comes from nowhere and has no cause that is apparent. People with general anxiety disorder benefit from hypnotherapy for anxiety. By this method, David R. Behan can help them to cope with the anxiety they have and to feel less of it in the long run.
People with generalised anxiety disorders are constantly worried and tense. They seem to think things up to worry about. Hypnotherapy for anxiety gives them suggestions to clear their minds of worry and doubt. It helps them conquer their seemingly endless fearfulness.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a different type of Anxiety David may treat. The disorder is marked by obsessions or unrelenting unwanted thoughts. To make the anxiety go away, the inpidual often engages in repetitive compulsive behaviours. The person may count tiles on the kitchen floor or check thirty times to make sure the iron is unplugged. Hand washing and excessive cleaning are commonly a part of OCD.
These are not simple cases of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Rather they are an in-grained and perhaps partly biologically based anxiety disorder. They need all the help an expert can give to them.
Anxiety and depression are often related. People often feel powerless during times of depression. When they realise that this makes them vulnerable, they begin to feel anxiety. They worry about everything from pleasing their parents to dying in bed. There seems to be no escape for them, even in sleep. They see danger in every circumstance.
David can help people who are depressed to become more positive again. With renewed confidence, the anxiety lessens. They no longer feel so vulnerable, so they generally feel less worry and fear. However, the anxiety symptoms may linger. In this case, anxiety treatment must continue.
Another form of fearfulness is separation anxiety. While anyone can become afraid of being removed from the caring presence of another, this is usually a case of anxiety in children. Young children who are first taken off to day care or to school may experience fearfulness that the parent will not return for them. The anxiety may continue every morning until anxiety help is sought.
Stranger anxiety, on the other hand, is perfectly natural for young children. In fact it helps them to stay safe. Yet, if an adult is overly fearful of meeting and interacting with new people, something may be wrong. He or she may be feeling anxiety or having anxiety attacks. Seeking help is an appropriate course of action.
It may take many sessions of anxiety counselling to relieve many anxiety disorders. Anxiety management may be the only available option if the anxiety is resistant to a cure. David has an impressive track record of successfully treating even the most fearful sufferer of anxiety symptoms.