Book ‘The Anatomy of Anxiety’ by Ellen Vora

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Understanding and Overcoming the Body’s Fear Response

‘A redeeming way to look at the condition, as not merely a burden but ultimately a blessing… unexpectedly moving… validating and hopeful’ Guardian. ‘An incredible paradigm shift in how we view anxiety’ Dr Nicole LePera, author of international bestseller How to Do the Work. Anxiety. It’s all in your head, right? Wrong. Psychiatrist Dr Ellen Vora challenges the conventional view of anxiety as a mental disorder, suggesting instead that much of what we call anxiety begins in the body. Rather than our troubled thoughts creating physical symptoms, she argues that many types of anxiety are the result of states of imbalance in our bodies, whether blood sugar crashes, caffeine highs or sleep deprivation. Her clinical observation shows this type of anxiety is far more preventable than we may realise, responding almost immediately to straightforward adjustments to diet and lifestyle…

Publisher: Harper Wave (March 15, 2022); Pages: ‎352 pages; ISBN-10: 0063075091; ISBN-13: 978-0063075092; ASIN:‎ B09MRQB9G6

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Author’s biography: Ellen Vora, MD, is a holistic psychiatrist, acupuncturist, and yoga teacher. She takes a functional medicine approach to mental health — considering the whole person and addressing imbalance at the root. Dr. Vora received her B.A. from Yale University and her M.D. from Columbia University, and she is board-certified in psychiatry and integrative holistic medicine. She lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.

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