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Signs of Anxiety: What’s Normal and What’s Not

When you struggle with anxiety, it can be hard to know what’s normal and what’s a sign that something isn’t quite right. Everyone experiences signs of anxiety from time to time, but if it feels like your anxiety is taking over your life, it’s a sign that something is wrong. At Recovery Ranch TN, we’re here to help you get your life back on track if you feel that your anxiety is spiraling out of control. Let’s take a look at some of the most common symptoms and signs of anxiety, and how to know if it’s time to reach out for help.

Signs of Anxiety

Situational anxiety, such as before a first date or a job interview, is completely normal. Anxiety becomes a problem when it starts to crop up for seemingly no reason, making it difficult to enjoy your daily life. You’re likely struggling with an anxiety disorder if you’re experiencing regular anxiety symptoms, including:

  • An intense feeling of worry or dread that seemingly is not connected to outside events
  • A preoccupation with worry that makes it difficult to focus on everyday tasks
  • Physical symptoms, such as a racing heart, shortness of breath, stomach upset, sweating, and insomnia
  • An inability to participate in things you typically enjoy, such as socializing or leaving the house, due to feelings of worry

If you’re struggling with anxiety, recovery is possible, and we’re here to help you get there. You don’t need to tackle this alone. Asking for help can be hard, but it’s the first step to getting your life back.

Asking For Help

If you’ve talked to family members or friends about your anxiety and they don’t seem to understand, you’re not alone. It can be hard for people who have never dealt with anxiety to understand what you’re going through. It’s not as easy as taking deep breaths or trying to calm down. When you seek professional treatment at Recovery Ranch TN, we understand that your anxiety is a serious problem, and we’re here to help. Admitting that you can’t handle your anxiety on your own is the first step to getting your life back.

Treatment At Recovery Ranch TN

When you start treatment at Recovery Ranch TN, you’ll meet with your counselor. Together, you’ll devise a treatment plan that makes sense for you. Each of our clients receives an individualized plan to attack their symptoms from multiple angles. We offer many treatment options, including:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Dialectical behavior treatment
  • Family counseling
  • Dual diagnosis

As you progress through treatment, you’ll regularly meet with your counselor to ensure you’re continuing to make progress. We’ll be there for you every step of the way. You don’t have to figure this out alone. When you’re ready to get your life back, we’re here to help.

If you’re experiencing signs of anxiety and you need help getting control of your life, we understand. We know that anxiety is not a sign of weakness; rather, it is a sign of trying to hold it all together for far too long. We’re here for you. Whether you are just beginning to struggle with anxiety or have been dealing with anxiety for years, we’ll work with you to create a plan that will give you tools and techniques to make your anxiety more manageable. You don’t have to live in the chains of anxiety – we’re here to work with you. Call Recovery Ranch TN at 1.844.876.7680 to talk with a caring member of our admissions staff about how we can help you live a happier, healthier life.

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