Anxiety is dangerous.
Anxiety underlies 99% of alcoholics' drinking disorders.
Anxiety is associated with depressive disorder over 75% of the time.
Anxiety adversely affects the nervous system in micromolecular ways that increase inflammation, amplify pain and accelerate health problems such as high blood pressure and high blood sugar, leading to poor circulation and organ damage.
Alexander Technique can teach you how to lower stress from the inside out. You can use your AT skills to stop reacting to stressors with self-defeating tensing and holding, reactions that give anxiety a lock on your spirit. AT can help you quiet your reactions and choose healthier behaviors - moment to moment and over the long term.
Anti-anxiety medications are indicated and effective for many people. However, it is critical for long-term health to address the underlying cause of the problem and prevent the cascade of negative effects on the body that chronic anxiety can unleash. Practicing Alexander Technique is a great way to help reclaim your wholeness and integrity when anxiety threatens to distort your perspective and disrupt your life.