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Will my anxiety ever go away?

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Last Updated: 12/01/2020 at 4:36am
Will my anxiety ever go away?
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Top Rated Answers
January 2nd, 2016 9:38pm
With enough dedication and if you seek support soon enough you can minimise your symptoms and lead a relatively average life.
January 2nd, 2016 10:14pm
I cannot answer that for you, that is entirely up to you. I believe you are strong. I don't think it is entirely about the question: "Will my anxiety go away?" and I understand that with this disorder it can be very difficult but "Can I fight my anxiety?" I know you can do it, I believe in you.
January 3rd, 2016 3:25am
Sure it will. You just need the right way to approach it. Try with self-help books, and then maybe see a professional if it still remains.
January 3rd, 2016 6:24am
With time. Be easy on yourself and takesom deep breaths if you feel anxiety creeping in. In ten second out ten seconds
January 3rd, 2016 7:49am
Yes, once you can get to the root source of your anxieties, be it fear of judgement, lack of experience or any other reason; you can help overcome these sources or at least reduce your anxiety from them which will in time help you overcome it altogether.
January 3rd, 2016 3:15pm
Anxiety is "a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome", To effectively deal with that worry and unease, we can do various things, from changing our automatic thoughts process which may be teaching us irrational worris, to simply accepting a situation. So simply, with the right treatment, anxiety can be effectively dealt with, but perhaps not cured. A lot of people always have signs of anxiety, no matter what treatment they have, but learning to cope with and deal with worries is incredible, because it can help you stop anxiety from interfering in day to day life.
January 3rd, 2016 6:56pm
Yes. It can. You just need more coping mechanisms. Mindfulness always worked brilliantly for me. There are plenty of activities an techniques you can use that can help reduce your anxiety levels and help you think rationally. Take a look :')
January 5th, 2016 8:32am
I can't promise you that your anxiety is going to go away, but with medication miracles are possible.
January 6th, 2016 2:31am
It can. It takes a lot of work on your end, but it definitely can. You can work through it over time, tackling it bit by bit, and you'll get there.
January 6th, 2016 7:36am
Yes! Good things come to those whom wait. Just remember to take deep breathes and remeber its all inside your head.
January 6th, 2016 7:30pm
I'm sure it will - it will just take time. Patience is a virtue. Believe in yourself and all the rest will come.
January 7th, 2016 12:22am
With hard work +determination, yes! :) I wish you luck if you decide to get support for your anxiety
January 7th, 2016 5:47am
Even though their is no cure. Studies have shown with the right treatment it is manageable. Just have to find what works best for you.
January 7th, 2016 3:25pm
Short answer: Maybe. It all depends on how you approach your anxiety. If you just try to avoid situations that make you anxious you won't get used to those situations which might cause even more anxiety. But on the other hand if you try to beat your anxiety by experiencing that exact situation making you anxious you will learn how to handle it and you might beat anxiety.
January 7th, 2016 7:21pm
Anxiety is something that you need to work at. I'm not going to say it's something to get rid of, but there are a number of different techniques and exercises you can practice actively in your every day life to make things seem more approachable and possible. For example, deep breathing, meditation, yoga, reading, colouring, anything that calms you.
January 7th, 2016 8:06pm
Maybe. Anxiety is a normal thing, everyone has anxiety. The key is to control your anxiety level. Always focus on the positive. If you feel like your anxiety level is high, take a moment and breathe, close your eyes and just continue to breathe. Once you feel relaxed, continue on with what you were doing. All things will be accomplished no matter how difficult things may be.
January 7th, 2016 11:07pm
More you think about something negative, more that haunt you. You're focalised on somethig and you dont see the goods things
January 8th, 2016 3:08am
It will decrease someday, even if it doesn't disappear. Therapy and medication can help. Mine did decrease.
January 8th, 2016 12:27pm
I think "go away" is a loose term. People say that some anxiety is good for you, and I don't think anyone will ever be without any aspect of anxiety. However, it IS a real possibility that your anxiety will become less severe, and/or that you will find ways to cope or deal with the anxiety, therefore making it less of a burden on your life. It might take a lot of time and effort and dedication, but I believe in you! I wish you the best!
January 8th, 2016 12:45pm
No. My Anxiety is always at the back of my mind ready to strike me again, but you can learn to deal.
January 8th, 2016 5:55pm
I'm not sure how to answer this I would recommend you to talk with "a different listener" sorry I wish I could be more help but I think they will be better understanding what your going threw
January 8th, 2016 11:06pm
Anxiety can go away through seeking the right help. Therapists and councillors are great at helping you see things in a different way or to plant the seed of actively changing things you aren't happy about in your life.
January 9th, 2016 3:38pm
The more relaxed you are the less anxious you will be. Eventually you will just be okay in situations you used to be really anxious in
January 9th, 2016 7:39pm
Anxiety is something that a lot of people will experience and is something that is apart of everyone; however, when anxiety causes difficulties in how we function, then it is a problem. What are the triggers or our anxiety? Why are we anxious? is it okay to be a little nervous or scared?
January 9th, 2016 10:47pm
Anxiety WILL go away with the proper support and actions you take in order to better yourself. Anxiety will come back at times but when you learn the proper relaxation methods it won't be as daunting because you'll then know how to deal with the anxious feeling.
January 13th, 2016 2:53pm
no, but you will learn to deal with it in healthy ways', and it will be easier to deal with and that's always the best
January 13th, 2016 5:04pm
I don't think anxiety ever truly goes away, as it is healthy to be anxious about certain things and in certain situations. I do, however, think that you can learn to manage and control your anxiety to a point where it doesn't interfere with your ability to do certain things! Anxiety management and prevention is a huge factor in living a healthy life with anxiety!
January 13th, 2016 5:26pm
Yes, if you focus on yourself and employ CBT and other techniques to overcome anxiety, you can make it go away. I suffered from anxiety and used certain techniques and resources to make mine virtually go away. You must remember that you will never completely eliminate anxiety, because it is a natural human reaction, but you can decrease the irrational anxiety that you suffer from.
January 13th, 2016 6:45pm
Never. My experience in school has messed me up so much in so many ways, and raising my anxiety levels is a massive one
January 15th, 2016 11:17pm
Anxiety is different for everybody that experiences it. For many people, the anxiety will get less and less intense and occur less often until it eventually disappears. It is never certain if your anxiety will 100% disappear