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Am I Suffering from Anxiety? At Star Point Counseling Center in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL.

Do you experience worry that feels more extreme than a normal level or amount? Does your worry cause you to feel physically ill or uneasy? You might be struggling with anxiety in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL, some of the earliest signs are overthinking, nervous energy, rapid heart pace, trouble focusing and sweating. That said, anxiety is characterized by a variety of harmful mental, behavioral, and physical symptoms. While these symptoms can vary on a person by person basis, here are common symptoms:

  1. Excessive or uncontrollable worry

  2. Feelings of restlessness

  3. Irritability

  4. Lack of concentration

  5. Fatigue

  6. Trouble falling or staying asleep

  7. Nausea

  8. Tense muscles

Trying to manage any combination of the above symptoms can prove difficult, not to mention this effort can have negative effects on your wellbeing. Fortunately, you don’t have to do this alone. You can work with a professional to better manage your symptoms, understand where your anxiety might stem from, and enjoy your life again. Reach out to Star Point Counseling Center in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL, when you’re ready to get to work with one of our anxiety therapists or psychologists.

What Are the Main Types of Anxiety?

As we mentioned previously, there are different forms of anxiety in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL, of which vary in symptom presentation and severity. Here are 5 of the major anxiety disorders:

  1. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD): Generalized anxiety is characterized by day to day worry, even when there is nothing clear to worry about.

  2. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): PTSD is characterized by anxiety stemming from a traumatic event, such as physical or mental abuse. Victims of trauma can develop a wide range of symptoms including flashbacks, nightmares, hypersensitivity, and more.

  3. Social Anxiety Disorder: Social anxiety is characterized by anxiety causes by social events or interactions. People with social anxiety disorder might feel anxious in any and all social situations or in a very specific situation (e.g., public speaking).

  4. Panic Disorder: Panic Disorder is characterized by extreme fear that can cause physical symptoms from dizziness to shortness of breath.

  5. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD): OCD is characterized by nonstop unwanted thoughts and repetitive behaviors that the individual feels compelled to perform.

If you’re dealing with one of these symptoms, reach out to Star Point Counseling Center in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL. We have help available.


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