Everyone feels anxious at some point in their life because it’s a normal human emotion. We can blame our amygdala for that as it’s a tiny organ in our brain that deals with environmental threat. So if we feel stressed about work, under pressure or worried, anxiety will pop up and say hi. Small doses of anxiety are nothing to worry about as it can prompt us to act. However, anxiety is potentially a problem if it is on-going, intense, out of proportion to what is happening, and interfering with your ability to live your life the way you want.
Anxiety can present itself in many different ways and affect people of all ages. It's more than just feeling nervous before a big event; it can be a persistent and disheartening state of mind that impacts relationships, work, and personal well-being.
Symptoms of Anxiety
- Feeling tense or nervous- a sense of dread or panic
- Feeling unable to relax
- Worrying uncontrollably
- Fearing the worst
- Difficulty concentrating
- A more noticeable heartbeat
- Feeling lightheaded and dizzy
- Headaches- loss of appetite
- Sweating, shaking
- Nausea (feeling sick)
- Needing the toilet more or less often.
Therapy for Anxiety in Hertford
If anxiety is affecting your quality of life, rest assured that it can get better with the right help. There are many different types of talking therapies that have been shown to be effective and help.
Anxiety Treatment Hertford
If you are struggling with anxiety then Dr. Maria Tucknott, a HCPC registered clinical psychologist can help. Regardless of whether your struggle with anxiety has persisted over time or emerged recently, remember that you don’t have to combat it alone. Get in touch today to book an appointment