Feelings of anxiety can interrupt your daily routine.
Tame your stress and take control.
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.
Types 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:
View more tips about anxiety self-care.
Kaiser Permanente members have access to digital mental health and wellness tools at no charge. Check out this page for Calm, myStrength, or Ginger apps. You also can call a health coach for subscriptions to Headspace, Whil, SilverCloud, Woebot, or Thrive.
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:
- Mental health issues, such as depression or substance misuse
- A physical illness, such as heart or lung disease
- Serious relationships problems, including domestic abuse
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, 1-855-632-8280.
Members have access to digital mental health and wellness tools at no charge. Check out this page for self-care apps Calm, myStrength, and Ginger. You also can call a health coach for subscriptions to Headspace, SilverCloud, Woebot, or Thrive.