Anxiety

Feelings of anxiety can interrupt your daily routine.

Tame your stress and take control.

Anxiety

Am I experiencing anxiety?

Anxiety affects your thoughts, feelings, mood, and body.

Anxiety can cause emotional and physical symptoms. These can include shortness of breath, irritability, panic, or dizziness, among others. When the anxiety passes, the symptoms stop.

Learn more about the physical and emotional symptoms of anxiety.

Should I take herbs or supplements to help reduce my anxiety?

The effectiveness of some herbs and other supplements is still unclear. They can also have serious side effects. Ask your doctor before using any to see if they are safe for you.

Visit our Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database to find reliable information on herbs, vitamins, minerals, and other dietary supplements.

How can I help myself?

There are many ways to alleviate the symptoms of anxiety.

A few things to try include:

Relax and listen to Kaiser Permanente’s Health Journeys podcasts.

View more tips about alleviating anxiety symptoms.

Anxiety

Could a health coach help me?

Sometimes, we all need a little help as we’re working towards a goal. As you work to alleviate anxiety, a health coach can help you work towards your goals, find new coping strategies, and keep on track.

Learn more about Kaiser Permanente’s health coaching sessions.

Is it more than anxiety?

Anxiety disorders often occur with other problems, including:

Meditation can help

Interested in learning about additional therapies? Meditation can help alleviate symptoms associated with panic attacks and anxiety.

Your total health

Remember, your well-being is affected by both your mind and your body. It’s important to take good care of each to have complete health.

Learn how to care for the whole you.

You also can find more health and wellness info with podcasts and videos at kp.org/mydoctor/healthtalks, and with free live and recorded webinars at kpwebinar.org.

 

Looking for more?

For more resources, call the Kaiser Permanente Northwest Mental Health Department:

Portland 503-249-3434

Longview-Kelso 360-575-4821

Salem 503-316-2300

Vancouver 360-571-3133