We found 5 providers with an interest in anxiety and who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 004 near Baytown, TX.

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Specializes in Counseling
9529 N Highway 146
Mont Belvieu, TX
 

Ms. Cynthia Nicolini specializes in counseling. Ms. Nicolini has indicated that her clinical interests include anxiety. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Mohammad Athari, MD
Specializes in Neurology
4201 Garth Road; Suite #210
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Mohammed Athari works as a neurologist. Dr. Athari's areas of expertise include the following: facial problems, behavioral disorders, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After completing medical school at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Iran University of Medical Sciences, he performed his residency at Kings County Hospital Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Athari (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Persian. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Mohsin Qayyum, MD
Specializes in Geriatric Psychiatry
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Mohsin Qayyum is a geriatric psychiatrist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in depression, behavioral disorders, and pain management. Dr. Qayyum is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. After completing medical school at Dow Medical College, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. Dr. Qayyum honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Behavioral Disorders, Schizophrenia, Pain Management, Anxiety

Dr. Mohamed S Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
4201 Garth Road, Suite 212; Plaza 1
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Mohamed Ahmed's specialty is pediatric psychiatry. Dr. Ahmed has a 1.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, adolescent issues, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ahmed's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
2802 Garth Road; Suite 211
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Mohammad Ahmed's specialties are family medicine and emergency medicine. He practices in Baytown, TX. He attended medical school at King Edward Medical University. His areas of expertise include the following: gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), depression, and heart problems. Dr. Ahmed is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Ahmed's practice is open to new patients.

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What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a generic name given to a variety of conditions characterized by unusual amounts of fear and worry, especially unrealistic fears and tension. People who suffer from anxiety often are aware that their fears are irrational, but that knowledge does not make the feeling of being scared and anxious go away. To qualify as anxiety, symptoms must last for 6 months or more and interfere with the way a person lives their daily life. Some cases may be mild, where, for example, a person simply avoids certain situations. Other cases can be severe enough to be disabling.

Some of the specific conditions covered under the general label of anxiety include:
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Phobias
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Social phobia
  • Panic disorder

Collectively, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issues diagnosed in the United States -- even more common than depression. Women are more likely than men to be diagnosed with anxiety, and it is extremely common for a person with anxiety to have another illness at the same time, such as depression, a physical illness, or substance abuse.

Treatment for anxiety usually involves medication and psychotherapy together. Medications used may include antidepressants (which also work for anxiety), anti-anxiety medications, or beta blockers (which can be used to control the physical symptoms of anxiety). Psychotherapy can be useful to teach patients new ways of thinking and reacting so that they can manage their feelings of worry and fear. Support groups can also be very effective for anxiety, and they can be a form of treatment themselves for social phobias. Stress management, relaxation techniques, and meditation all help reduce feelings of anxiety or of being out of control. Finally, having a strong support network of family and friends is an excellent way to help manage the difficulties of life with anxiety.
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