Dr. Mark J. Hershman treats adults, children and adolescents who struggle with anxiety. Anxiety and panic disorders sometimes run in the family. We can help anyone in your family who is dealing with anxiety.
Knowing the different kinds of anxiety disorders can help you identify what you’re feeling. A few of the more common anxiety disorders are:
Stress is a normal part of everyday life. When stress starts to interfere significantly with your life, though, you may want to talk to a therapist about anxiety disorders. Ordinarily, your anxiety works like a warning light. It goes off when something dangerous or troubling happens and alerts you so you can protect yourself.
When you have an anxiety disorder, though, it’s like your warning light has gone haywire. It constantly sends out signals, leaving you exhausted. Psychiatrists diagnose people with anxiety disorders when symptoms last longer than six months and alter their ability to function at work, home or school.
You should ask Dr. Mark J. Hershman about anxiety disorders when you notice that: