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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.
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.
Kaiser Permanente Northwest members can use
myStrength. It’s a digital personalized program that includes interactive activities, in-the-moment coping tools, inspirational resources, and community support. You can track preferences and goals, current emotional states, and ongoing life events to improve your awareness and change behaviors. 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. Looking for more?
If you are a Kaiser Permanente Northwest member and want to discuss treatment needs or set up an appointment, please call the Mental Health Department: 503-249-3434 or 1-855-632-8280.
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