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Anxiety

Health & Psychiatry

Psychiatrist located across Florida

Anxiety is a normal part of daily life. However, if your anxiety is ongoing and affecting your ability to carry out your daily responsibilities, you may have a more chronic problem that would benefit from psychiatric care. Experienced psychiatrist, Dinar Sajan, MD, and her team at Health & Psychiatry offices across Florida, specialize in the treatment of anxiety and develops personalized plans to restore health, hope, and harmony. To schedule an appointment, call the office nearest you or request an appointment online today.

Anxiety FAQs

What is anxiety?

Anxiety is a normal biological reaction that occurs when you’re under stress that elicits feelings of fear, nervousness, or excitement about what’s to come. You may experience these feelings when starting a new job, giving a speech, or meeting new people.

However, when your anxiety develops in response to routine daily tasks and causes intense or excessive feelings of fear or nervousness, you may have an anxiety disorder. Your feelings of anxiety may be so overwhelming that it interferes with your daily responsibilities. 

What are the types of anxiety disorders?

There are several types of anxiety disorders. The types include:

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)

With GAD, you may experience excessive worry or nervousness almost every day for six or more months about any number of things, such as your health, work, or school. 

Panic disorders

People with panic disorders experience sudden, unexpected panic attacks. During a panic attack, you may feel paralyzing fear that leads to physical symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain, or sweating. 

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

OCD is a type of anxiety disorder that causes you to have obsessive, recurrent thoughts or repetitive behaviors. 

Phobias

Phobias are also a type of anxiety disorder and include social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, and agoraphobia. 

How is anxiety treated?

At Health & Psychiatry, Dr. Sajan and her team perform an initial psychiatric evaluation for all new patients seeking help for their anxiety. She uses the information gathered during the assessment to identify the biological, psychological, and social factors that play a role in your anxiety symptoms. 

Based on the results of your evaluation, she develops your personalized treatment plan to help you manage your anxiety disorder. The specifics of your program may depend on the type of anxiety disorder you have, the severity of your symptoms, and your overall health and wellness.

Your treatment plan may include:

Psychotherapy

Dr. Sajan is an experienced psychiatrist and, and with her team, develops personalized psychotherapy plans that specifically address your needs. To help your anxiety disorder, she may use any number of techniques, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy or exposure therapy.

Medication

The team may prescribe anti-anxiety or antidepressant medications to alleviate your anxiety symptoms. 

If your anxiety is paralyzing your life, call Health & Psychiatry or request an appointment online today. 

What to Bring

1. Driver's License | 2. Insurance ID Card | 3. Prescription Bottles