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Fitcy Psychologist helps their anxiety patients using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy because it's the most effective treatment method for anxiety disorders. Usually, CBT treatment allows you to deal with anxiety symptoms, makes your life easier, and helps you face upcoming activities.

Fitcy anxiety therapists are well trained and certified with decades of experience with anxiety disorder patients. Using different CBT tools and techniques, most patients can deal with their anxiety symptoms in a few months and by having consistent therapist sessions.

Crucial experiences in adulthood, adolescence, or childhood will mainly trigger the patient's anxiety problem. Trauma at an early age will have a big impact on your future life. Mainly anxiety problems can be triggered by physical and emotional abuse.

The four anxiety stages are mild, moderate, severe, and panic-level anxiety and the level of distress and impairment will classify it.

What is the Meaning of Anxiety?

Anxiety is a normal reaction to a stressful situation. It is marked by fear, nervousness, tension, apprehension, and worry. In moderate amounts, anxiety is helpful for survival. It allows you to be prepared and attentive.

However, it is when anxiety levels run very that it becomes problematic and takes the form of anxiety disorder.

What are Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety disorders are remarked by prolonged periods of anxiety, that take a toll on the mood, mind, and physical health. Anxiety disorders can be extremely disruptive and have a grave impact on the emotional health of the person.

What are the Different Types of Anxiety Disorders?

There are several types of anxiety disorders, including:

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

GAD causes extreme worry, even when there is no obvious cause for it. People with GAD tend to feel anxious about a wide range of issues, which is why anxiety becomes perpetual for them. It especially causes restlessness, palpitations, and sleep problems.

Panic Disorder

Panic disorder is associated with not just experiencing panic attacks but also feeling anxious about getting one in the future as well. In some situations, a panic attack might be triggered, but it may have a sudden onset as well.


A phobia is a heightened and excessive fear of an object, situation, activity, person, or animal. Some people might become very anxious at the prospect of coming across their phobia and may also then make changes to their lives to avoid them.

Separation Anxiety Disorder

Separation anxiety disorder causes an intense and irrational fear of getting separated from the person to whom you are attached with. It can also lead to unhealthy attachments. While it is more common in children, it may occur in adults as well.

Social Anxiety Disorder

As the name also suggests, social anxiety disorder stems from social interaction. People with social anxiety have a fear of public censure and are thus extremely self-conscious in public. Many then avoid social gatherings altogether

What are the Symptoms of Anxiety Disorder?

While the exact presentation of anxiety symptoms is dependent on the type of anxiety disorder that you have, some commonly observed symptoms of anxiety disorder include:

  • Agitation
  • Breathing problems
  • Dry mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Irritable disposition
  • Miscellaneous aches and pains
  • Nausea
  • Racing heart
  • Sleep problems, including nightmares
  • Spiraling into negative thoughts
  • Tension in the body
  • Unease
  • What is an anxiety attack?
  • An anxiety attack is an intense worry that sets in response to a triggering situation. It can percolate over time, and lead to physical as well as mental symptoms.

The experience of an anxiety attack is subjective, so different people may observe different symptoms of anxiety.

The common anxiety attack symptoms include:

  • Arrhythmia and pounding heart
  • Breathing problem
  • Body aches
  • Disorientation
  • Nausea
  • Restlessness
  • Skewed thoughts
  • Tingling sensation

What are the Causes of Anxiety?

The exact cause of anxiety is not yet known, but certain risk factors can increase the probability of anxiety disorders. The factors that play a role in anxiety disorders include:

  • Chronic stress
  • Social media abuse
  • Substance or alcohol abuse
  • History of emotional or physical abuse
  • Family history of anxiety disorders
  • Hyperactivity in the areas of the brain that control emotions and behavior
  • Imbalance in the chemicals of the brain
  • Physical health issues, especially long-term ones that cause pain
  • Mental health problems like depression, PTSD, etc.
  • Triggering situations or traumatic events
  • Grave situations like divorce, natural disasters, surgery, etc.

How to Know if You Have Anxiety?

If you have the following signs of anxiety, then you need to seek help from an expert via Fitcy Health for a diagnosis. Anxiety signs to observe include:

  • Your worrying is disruptive and interferes with your ability to function normally
  • Your worrying is causing you a lot of stress
  • Your worrying is chronic; even if there is no obvious trigger, you manage to get riled up over one thing or the other.
  • Your scope of worry is far and wide; from things you can control to those you cannot control; everything causes you to worry.
  • Your worrying leads to the physical and mental symptoms of anxiety.

How to Cure and Treat Anxiety?

The treatment of anxiety involves:

Psychotherapy Therapy

Exposure and cognitive behavioral therapy are recommended for anxiety management.

There is a difference between counseling and therapy, you need to get a therapist for better anxiety treatment therapy.

Therapy is not always a quick fix, we have dozen of research and reviews that tells us that therapy works in the most efficient way to treat mental health disorders. We just need to be patient and have a consistent belief in our therapy sessions.


Some people might be given anxiety medicine, which is generally either antidepression or antianxiety medication.

Psychologists and psychiatrists work and treat in different manners. Psychologists are not able or qualified for medications. But you need to start with the psychologist and they automatically drive you to a psychiatrist when you actually need a medication.

Supporting Techniques

Stress management, support groups, and lifestyle interventions are also helpful for anxiety management.

How to Stop an Anxiety Attack?

Anxiety attacks generally are not sudden and take their time to subside. Some people confuse panic attacks with anxiety attacks, but in either case, you need to manage the symptoms and ride the wave as they cannot be avoided per se.

During a panic attack, it helps to practice deep breathing. Focusing your attention elsewhere, especially by repeating a mantra, is also effective in helping the body ride out the attack.

How to Calm Down After an Anxiety Attack?

Calming down in the face of an anxiety attack requires continuous effort and support. As anxiety tends to last for as long as the situation that triggered it lasts, unlike a panic attack which spans a few minutes, therefore, the care protocol is comprehensive.

Some helpful things to help you calm down after experiencing anxiety attack symptoms include:

  • Avoiding your triggers
  • Breathing exercises
  • Exercising
  • Practicing relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation, and mindfulness.
  • Reaching out to loved ones for help and support

How to Overcome Anxiety?

You can manage your anxiety symptoms better with lifestyle interventions that include:

Eating Well

A healthy and balanced diet is important for your emotional and physical health.

Being Healthy

Cut back on smoking, alcohol, and other substances that not only increase anxiety but jeopardize your health otherwise as well.


Physical exercise helps in improving your mood and decreasing your stress levels.

Finding Relaxation Techniques That Work for You

Experiment with different relaxation techniques like meditation, hypnosis, mindfulness, etc., and see which works best for you in controlling symptoms of anxiety.

Taking Breaks

Normalize taking breaks when your mental health is suffering.


Talking to people can be of help unless, of course, you have social anxiety, in which case, you can venture out as per your comfort level.

Understanding Your Triggers

It is important that you know your triggers. While you cannot always avoid them, you can take precautions when you are in contact with them, so the symptoms of anxiety are not very severe then.

Seeking Expert Help

Get help from professionals psychologist in Dubai. Experts can help you understand anxiety causes but also teach you how to respond healthily. They are also easily available through the messaging service, so help is always around the corner.

How to Reduce Anxiety?

Reducing anxiety involves changing habits and thinking, as you cannot avoid anxiety triggers. Some helpful things include:

  • Connecting with nature
  • Changing your thought process
  • Helping those less fortunate
  • Journaling
  • Practicing gratitude
  • Partaking in activities that distress you
  • Not overstretching yourself
  • Reading
  • Thinking positive
  • Vacationing

How to Get Rid of Anxiety?

You cannot entirely get rid of anxiety, but you can find mental health professionals at Fitcy Health who can guide you in managing anxiety disorders.

You need to be secure about your words and conversations because everybody can hear you but is unable to provide you relief. It’s better to reveal your emotions and problems in front of the therapist and don’t hide anything for a better and customized treatment plan.

It’s not always you that needs treatment, might be your family or friends that have anxiety issues and needs to be treated.

What if we create a habit to ask everybody about their physical and mental health, we just need to ask “Are you okay? “. These phrases create a vast difference and might enlighten many lives that got hit by an anxiety disorder.

Since Fitcy Health offers remote help, people who have social anxiety can get the help that they need from the comfort of their homes.

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