What you'll learn
- Treat Anxiety
Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. adults will experience an anxiety disorder in their lifetime. Anxiety is caused by multiple factors from lack of sleep, social media and smartphone use, a sedentary lifestyle, lack of exposure to nature, how we interpret challenges in our lives, and imbalances of the neurotransmitter serotonin, to name a few. And the prevalence of chronic stress continues to increase. An effective solution to relieving stress addresses the causes of anxiety, and offers a healthy way of living that makes you feel good, and capable of handling life's challenges.
In this course, Dr. Nicholas Cohen, MD, a primary care physician in San Francisco, provides a comprehensive plan for stress management and relieving anxiety. You'll learn about the causes of anxiety, and he'll share with you effective strategies that have worked for thousands of his patients.
The course begins with the definition and prevalence of anxiety. Next, Dr. Cohen shows the evidence for the health impact of anxiety, how being anxious chronically shortens lifespan. In the next section, he'll describe the main factors that lead to anxiety and chronic stress. This will be followed by an overview of the impact of anxiety on health. Dr. Cohen will then share with you tips for achieving relief from anxiety and chronic stress. These are tips he follows himself to maintain his own psychological health. These recommendations promote health, and are a comprehensive strategy to living healthier, not just being free from anxiety in the short term. Finally, Dr. Cohen will answer some frequently asked questions, and conclude with a summary of the information covered.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who wants to relieve anxiety in themselves and others
Nicholas Cohen has been a primary care physician for over 11 years. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, and completed residency and fellowship at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is currently affiliated with University of California San Francisco seeing patients at a primary care clinic in downtown San Francisco.