OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) is a kind of mental illness in which a person gets anxious about cleanliness. In this disorder, a person starts developing an urge to do something again and again like frequently washing their hands even if they are not dirty. Because of this, a person may find it difficult to manage work or social life. Stress can make the situation worse so try keeping yourself miles far from stress.
What are the causes of OCD?
Some of the common causes of OCD include:
- Due to anxiety when a person starts doing things repeatedly and it gives them relief from anxiety then they become habitual to it.
- May occur due to hereditary or genetic factors as well.
- Some abnormalities in the brain may also be the cause of OCD.
Apart from the stated reasons, there may be many other reasons which may alter the growth of OCD. To help you through this, we provide the best OCD treatment in Bhopal through our stress and anxiety management techniques.
OCD treatment includes Psychological treatment like cognitive behavior therapy which helps in improving symptoms in the long run, medications, education and awareness.
Cognitive Behavior Therapy: This therapy helps in changing the thinking patterns, beliefs, or that behavior which gives birth to anxiety and repetitive compulsive symptoms in an individual. In this kind of OCD treatment, a person is exposed to some anxious conditions where their compulsion is triggered and then helps in overcoming their obsessions. This is a gradual process but is very effective in the long term. For this, we provide OCD treatment in Bhopal under one of the highly skilled mental health professionals.
Anxiety management techniques: This technique helps a person to manage obsessive compulsions or any symptoms of OCD on their own. It includes Meditation, slow breathing techniques, and relaxation techniques. It becomes more powerful when practiced along with cognitive behavior therapy regularly.
Medication for OCD: To reduce the symptoms of OCD, antidepressants help a lot as they directly affect the serotonin system in our body. It is highly recommended to take these medications when prescribed by a medical practitioner. These medications under OCD treatment also has some side effects like headaches, dry mouth, dizziness, blurred vision, and tiredness but it lasts for only first one to two weeks. If it lasts more than this then you should consult your doctor.
If you have any symptom of OCD, you should consult Dr. Satyakant Trivedi – one of the best psychiatrist in Bhopal, MP.