Organic Anxiety Disorder

Organic Anxiety Disorder

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Organic anxiety disorder manifests itself as extreme or exaggerated worry over issues big or small due to a chemical imbalance in the brain. It may also be caused by a disease that affects the brain on a physical level. Those who suffer from this disorder generally have a list of problems on their mind that causes them to not be able to function effectively.

Over the years, the options for treating anxiety disorder have really blossomed, with many choosing guided therapy to get help getting over unnecessary worry. There may be no cure for the physical side of this disorder, but a person can learn methods to deal with the many symptoms that come with it. 

Symptoms of Organic Anxiety Disorder

Worry and tension that is usually exaggerated and ongoing
Tension - emotional and physical
Frequent headaches 
Profuse sweating 
Difficulty with concentration
Trouble falling asleep 
Shaking or trembling
Being startled easily and often

If you suffer from any of these symptoms, know that there is help at People who fear going out in public because of anxiety attacks may not even realize the cause of their problem.


Causes of Organic Anxiety Disorder

As mentioned briefly above, the main causes of organic anxiety disorder are genetics that make the brain susceptible to diseases that affect the brain. When this happens, a chemical imbalance in the brain that is centered around neurotransmitters occurs. What separates this from “regular” anxiety disorder is that the causes of the problems are physical in nature. This could be an abnormality in the grey matter of the brain or a chemical imbalance of some sort.

Treating Organic Anxiety Disorder

At, we believe those that suffer from organic anxiety order can be helped with online therapy. We have a lot of professionals signed up tat are trained in methods that will help with getting "worry factors" under control, even if nothing can be done about the physical cause of the problem.

Dealing with organic anxiety disorder - or any organic mental disorder - can be terrifying. The trained professionals can offer the emotional support and guidance needed to overcome organic anxiety disorder.

Definition of Organic Anxiety Disorder

Organic anxiety disorder affects people by causing them to exhibit extreme worry over situations that may or may not warrant so much mental power and time. For most, it is caused by an abnormal level of neurotransmitters in the brain. Treatment involving psychotherapy can assist with minimizing the disruption of everyday life for those suffering from organic anxiety disorder.

Symptoms of / Reasons for Organic Anxiety Disorder

  • Extreme worry over situations out of your control
  • Being easily startled or caught off guard
  • Restlessness and irritability
  • Emotional and physical tension

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