There are also very specific types of anxiety, when your anxious thoughts and become centered around a very specific situation or fear. You may start avoiding more and more situations because they make you feel anxious and you may have to change your everyday life because of your anxiety.
If you are extremely frightened of a specific animal (e.g. spiders, bees, birds) or situation (e.g. dentists, planes) you may have a Specific Phobia.
If you find that your anxiety is very intense and your heart races and breathing speeds up very quickly you may be suffering from Panic Attacks
If it’s really hard to leave the house or travel any distance away because you think you might start to feel anxious or unwell then you may be suffering fromAgoraphobia
If, when you are talking to people you are often afraid that they don’t like you or think badly of you or you find it very hard to speak in front of groups of people then you may be suffering from Social Anxiety
If you can’t stop worrying about your health, even when doctors say there is nothing wrong then you may be suffering from Health Anxiety
If you find that you sometimes do things over and over again and have thoughts that you can’t get rid of no matter how hard to try then you may be suffering from Obsessive-compulsive Disorder
If you find that you are worrying constantly about lots of different things are you are always thinking ‘What If?’ and this stops you from getting on with everyday activities you may be suffering from Generalised Anxiety Disorder
If your anxiety is connected to a very upsetting and traumatic event, either recently or a long time ago then you may be suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
The good news is that Back on Track can offer you effective treatments that really work for all of these anxiety problems. Please contact us today for an assessment to find out more.