Anxiety Treatment in Dubai

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Written by: Shehzeen Ahmad | Medically Reviewed by Dr. Bahjat Balbous


We all get nervous and anxious at some time in our lives. Fleeting anxiety related to a particular event is not problematic. However, if an individual feels anxious often and for more extended periods, it may indicate an anxiety disorder. Anxiety can be extremely exhaustive as the individual suffering from it cannot keep their mind calm for long. Fortunately, Anxiety Treatment Dubai can help individuals deal with this disorder by tackling the symptoms and addressing the underlying causes.

What is anxiety?

Anxiety is a psychiatric disorder that occurs in response to stress. An individual with anxiety disorder suffers from recurring intrusive thoughts or obsessions. Such people also experience unease, panic, or persistent fear from some unknown feeling.

If individuals with anxiety do not get help in time, the disorder may become worse, affecting different areas of their lives. Some people start having breathing problems, others experience excessive chest pain, while some may have panic attacks. Therefore, treating an anxiety disorder in time is essential for the general wellbeing of the individual.

Types of Anxiety

Before an Anxiety Therapist Dubai offers a treatment plan, he diagnoses the type of anxiety the patient may be suffering from. There are different types of anxiety detectable from the symptoms. Some common types are as follows:

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

In this condition, the individual stays in a constant state of worry and anxiousness. Such individuals find it impossible to stay relaxed, which affects their day-to-day activities.

  • Social Anxiety Disorder

This type of anxiety makes individuals distressed when they have to socialize with people. They feel anxious and worried about interacting with other people.

  • Panic Disorder

This disorder can lead to unexpected episodes of anxiety due to severe stress. It often has physical symptoms, too, such as a panic attack.

  • Specific Phobias

People with phobias feel anxious, worried, or scared around particular people, places, objects, or situations.

  • Separation Anxiety

This type of anxiety occurs when a person feels distressed due to separation from a beloved (parents, siblings, partner). Some patients also feel anxious to leave their homes.

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Causes

To treat anxiety disorder, experts need to identify its underlying causes. Some common causes of anxiety are as follows:

  • Genetics
  • Trauma
  • Mental disorders
  • Environmental factors
  • Significant life changes such as divorce, financial crisis, childbirth, bereavement

Signs and Symptoms

The symptoms of anxiety disorder vary from individual to individual. Some general symptoms of anxiety are as follows:

  • Constant fear or sense of worry
  • Panic attacks
  • Anger issues
  • Excessive stress
  • Unexpected breakdown and crying sessions
  • Impatience and poor judgment skills
  • Palpitations
  • Chest pain and tightness of the chest
  • Nausea
  • Muscle tension
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry mouth
  • Shivering and shaking
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Weight loss/gain
  • Food disorders
  • Loose bowels
  • Frequent urination
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Hot/cold flushes

Treatment Techniques

Some common treatments for anxiety disorders are as follows:

  • Medication

Anxiety Medication Dubai is the most common treatment for anxiety. An expert prescribes antidepressants that help patients keep their minds calm. However, generally, medications work well in combination with psychotherapy.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

CBT is one of the widely used psychotherapies for treating anxiety. It challenges unhealthy thought patterns and transforms them into positive ones.

  • Exposure Therapy

In exposure therapy, patients are reintroduced to their triggers in a carefully monitored environment.

  • One-on-One Anxiety Therapy

This type of talking therapy takes place between an anxiety therapist and the patient. The therapist tailors the treatment experience according to the patient’s symptoms.

  • Group Therapy

Group therapies work on the same pattern as support groups. Patients share their experiences and feeling and get support from people going through similar situations.

  • Family Therapy

Family therapy involves the patient’s immediate family to help them open up and understand each other’s situation to coexist healthily.

Consult an Expert

Are you suffering from anxiety? You are not alone because about 4% of the world’s population suffers from anxiety. However, not everyone receives the help they need. Anxiety Treatment in Dubai can help individuals suffering from anxiety disorder and make their life worthwhile.

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At Euromed® Clinic Center, we have therapists, psychiatrists, and psychologists to help patients deal with anxiety. In order to get a consultation with one of them, give us a call or fill the online form.

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