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Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a common chronic disorder characterized by persistent anxiety that is not focused on any particular object or situation. Anxiety conditions include excessive worry, mental and muscular tension (especially jaw, neck and shoulders) and nervousness. Generalized anxiety disorder is the most common anxiety disorder in elders.

The following practices are gaining more and more attention by psychotherapists, psychiatrists and other professionals who treat people suffering from anxiety:

  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Qigong
  • Tai Chi
  • Breathing Exercises (Breathwork)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Training
  • Alexander Technique
  • Feldenkrais
  • Biofeedback
  • Aerobic Exercise

Bill Gallagher, holistic physical therapist with an exceptionally calm demeanor, treats anxiety disorders (usually in tandem with a psychotherapist) and is based in New York City (NYC). He makes house calls (home visits) to clients on the upper West Side and upper East side of Manhattan.

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