Anxiety Therapy for Men
Anxiety can feel like a losing war. Ground is continually taken, causing you to feel trapped and boxed in. You lose confidence in yourself and abilities, life begins to feel stale. Overwhelming thoughts consume your mind, robing you of your creativity, ability to take risks and boldly face life. Anxiety is very treatable with counseling, take back the ground that was stolen from you.
Below are some facts about anxiety.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18% of the population.*
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
GAD affects 6.8 million adults, or 3.1% of the U.S. population.*
Symptoms of GAD include feeling tired, difficulty concentrating, muscle tension, sleep disturbance, and feeling on edge.
Affects 6 million adults, 2.7% of the U.S. population.
Very high comorbidity rate with major depression.*
Symptoms of panic disorder include accelerated heart rate, sweating, shaking, feeling smothered/short breath, fear of loosing control, fear of dying, fear of "going crazy," chills or feeling dizzy.
Social Anxiety Disorder
Affects 15 million adults, 6.8% of the U.S. population.
Equally common among men and women, typically beginning around age 13.
According to a 2007 ADAA survey, 36% of people with social anxiety disorder report experiencing symptoms for 10 or more years before seeking help.*
Affects 19 million adults, 8.7% of the U.S. population.
Typically begins in childhood; the median age of onset is 7.*
* (Source ADDA.ORG)