The Latest on COVID-19 - Coronavirus. (updated March 31) Learn more >>
Visitor restrictions and screening process. Learn more >>
These days, everywhere you turn you’re faced with something to worry about. We all worry to some extent, but excessive worrying can have a lasting impact on your mental and physical health.
Anxiety has been linked to several chronic physical illnesses, including gastrointestinal conditions, chronic respiratory disorders, and heart disease. For instance, some studies suggest that people with heart disease and anxiety are twice as likely to have a heart attack as those with no history of anxiety.
Here are 7 ways to make peace with your worries:
We all worry from time to time. It’s a normal part of life to have occasional anxiety. How do you know if your worries are something more, such as an anxiety disorder?
People with an anxiety disorder find it difficult to control their anxiety and stay focused on daily tasks. You may:
Learn the symptoms of a panic attack, which is a type of anxiety disorder, and get 6 ways to help someone having a panic attack.
The Linden Oaks mental health professionals are highly specialized and use innovative therapy to treat anxiety. Get support from Linden Oaks Behavioral Health.
If you have reached this screen, your current device or browser is unable to access the full Edward-Elmhurst Health Web site.
To see the full site, please upgrade your browser to the most recent version of Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer. If you cannot upgrade your browser, you can remain on this site.