June 23, 2023

What Are Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety is one of the most common mental issues in America, with over 30% of individuals struggling with it at some point in their lives.There are different types of anxiety that may need a variety of treatments depending on the severity. While some cases are minor and treatable, others that require a greater amount of attention. 

What are the symptoms of anxiety?

There are a few symptoms of anxiety that are universal among the different anxiety disorders: 

Let’s look at each of these more in-depth. 

Restlessness

This is associated with a feeling of not being able to sit or stay still. This is also associated with a feeling of lack of control. 

Fatigue

Fatigue occurs when you feel persistent feelings of exhaustion throughout the day, despite getting an appropriate amount of sleep. Simple tasks can start to feel challenging. 

Difficulty Concentrating

You may have a difficult time concentrating on things for long periods of time, potentially affecting your work ethic.

Irritability

Depending on the day, you may have less patience for people. You may have no idea why you are acting this way and you may have a hard time controlling it. 

What Causes Anxiety?

Anxiety begins to develop in childhood and/or adolescence. There are many factors as to why people develop anxiety. It can be from natural disasters, financial reasons, or even gender. Traumatic events also correlate to anxiety levels. 

How Can You Treat Anxiety?

There are many treatments that people are able to utilize to treat anxiety. Some of the most common ones include taking SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors), which is a type of medication, and counseling, both of which are effective anxiety treatments.

No matter what kind or severity level of anxiety you have, there’s a treatment for you. If you’ve tried traditional treatments and didn’t find them helpful, there may be other options. were not helpful for you, there are other treatments that may be helpful for you such as ketamine. 

Can Better U’s Psychedelic Therapy Help With Anxiety?

Ketamine therapy has the potential to provide relief for mental illnesses like depression and anxiety. Although this a fairly new medication, it has has shown promising results for many patients who have taken it. 

At Better U, we believe that we can improve your mental health through our program with psychedelic therapy. We want all of our clients to feel safe and comfortable when taking this medication. All you need to do is take our online survey, talk to one of our licensed clinicians, and the medication will be sent directly to your home. 

This journey is about YOU and your needs. Better U is here to help!