Stress is a part of daily life but when it snowballs to a state where it impairs you health you may have Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Criteria for an anxiety diagnosis includes constant worry, stress and anxiety that lasts more than six month. The patient must exhibit physical and mental symptoms of anxiety. A psychiatrist or psychologist are the experts in diagnosing and treating an anxiety disorder. It's important to also consult a general physician to rule out the possibility of other diseases that could have similar symptoms as GAD.
We all hear that the holiday season should be filled with joy and peace. But for many, this is simply not true. Anxiety and depression symptoms can be exasperated during this time of year, brought on by added activities, stress of family get-togethers and financial problems. My question this week: Do You Experience Increased…