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The Anatomy of Anxiety

Dr Ellen Vora In Conversation With David Malone

61 mins watch time

Posted March 2022

Wellbeing, Neuroscience

Is anxiety all in your head? Functional medicine 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.