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Understanding Anxiety

"Anxiety is a complicated topic due to its complexity.  This information is important for all of us to feel supported, safe, and aware of the many aspects of this subject."

Anxiety, according to Oxford Dictionaries, is defined as, "a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome."

Everyone experiences this at some point. In fact, anxiety is a somewhat normal reaction to stress as it can initiate our flight or fight response and keep us alert to our surroundings. However, it is important to learn the difference between feelings of anxiety and a true anxiety disorder.

There are several different anxiety disorders, and they all have defining characteristics that make their diagnoses possible.  On my next YOUNGER podcast episode, I will help you distinguish key factors that relate to anxiety, such as:

Dr. Robyn Benson will discuss a variety of anxiety disorders and define what makes each different from one another.  You might be learning more about anxiety for the first time with the interest to increase your own knowledge, or maybe it is to help your child, a family member or a friend.

Dr. Robyn explains the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5) categories of anxiety disorders as three groupings:

  1. Anxiety Disorders
  2. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  3. Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders

"Anxiety manifests in a number of ways depending on both the disorder and the person experiencing it."

There are many different recognized anxiety disorders and they all vary in severity.  Just remember, these are very serious conditions for those who suffer from them.

Key Takeaways:

"A chronic state of worry can affect a person's ability to maintain a healthy social life, employment, and fulfilling life."

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"If you, or someone you know, is struggling with anxiety, it is important to know you, or they, are not alone.  There is a whole army of people learning how to deal with this challenge and understand how to put their anxiety in proper perspective."

Dr. Robyn Benson would like to thank those who took time to experience her live recorded class and for those reading this take time to listen now.  In many ways, this might be considered one of her most valuable episodes to hear, learn, and share as the intensity of the holiday season arrives.

Dr. Robyn always makes herself available to you and yours as it relates to natural healthcare.  Our generous TEAM at Santa Fe Soul Center for Regenerative Medicine is ready to guide you to the best resources available. Our center has a documented history of helping eliminate real pain and suffering for thousands of patients over the years.

A regenerative lifestyle is the natural science of life!



Dr. Robyn Benson, DOM (Doctor of Oriental Medicine) creator of A.R.T. (amplified regenerative therapies) Dr. Robyn Benson Dr. Robyn Benson brings an innovative and game changing approach to today’s health care. Robyn offers the most advanced leading-edge therapies, procedures and products designed to renew restore and revive peoples’ health called ART (Amplified Regenerative Therapies). Dr. Robyn Benson, author, speaker, self-care and regenerative medicine expert is known by many to be THE health detective with life-changing solutions! She is the owner and founder of Santa Fe Soul Center for Regenerative Medicine for over 15 years. For the past 27 years, she’s applied her considerable knowledge of acupuncture, platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy, Herbs, IV therapies and her love for healthy travel to help patients resolve acute and chronic health challenges and to achieve optimal and sustainable health. Dr. Benson is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a B.S. in Sports Medicine and a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is a board-certified in orthopedic and pediatric acupuncture.

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