The Anatomy of Anxiety: Understanding and Overcoming the Body's Fear Response

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6.3 X 9.2 X 1.3 inches | 1.1 pounds

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About the Author

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.


"The Anatomy of Anxiety is a paradigm shift in how we view anxiety and the mind-body connection. Dr. Vora's approach gets to often-unaddressed root causes of anxiety and teaches you how to find well-being. Anxiety truly is our teacher, and this book is a must-have for anyone looking to heal."
-- Dr. Nicole LePera, founder of The Holistic Psychologist and author of How to Do the Work

"The most comprehensive book in print on anxiety: what it is, its myriad causes, the ways in which it affects us, and how we can practically use, manage and transcend it. The Anatomy of Anxiety is like The Body Keeps the Score for anxiety. Everyone needs this book." -- Holly Whitaker, New York Times bestselling author of Quit Like a Woman

"Dr. Ellen Vora is the rare psychiatrist who moves past the prescription pad to probe the underlying factors that contribute to these pervasive feelings of uneasiness. This is a hopeful guide to anxiety, one that addresses the ingredients of this complicated stew and offers tactical advice for unwinding its death-grip on our minds and lives." -- Elise Loehnen, former CCO of goop and host of the Pulling the Thread podcast

"In a time when anxiety is at an all-time high, my esteemed colleague Dr. Ellen Vora's timing and message with this book is impeccable. This brilliant work offers us a holistic approach to anxiety that is thoughtful and comprehensive yet imbued with a beautiful grace and heart just like it's author." -- Dr. Will Cole, leading functional medicine expert, New York Times bestselling author of Intuitive Fasting

"What sweet salve - for anxiety to be seen as the 'beginning of inquiry', not as a broken state. Thank you, Ellen, for leading us on this new, somatic, integrated, and vibrant journey with your expertise and your mindfully curated lived experience." -- Sarah Wilson, New York Times bestselling author of First, We Make the Beast Beautiful

"Anxiety keeps your life small. Dr. Vora's approach will get you out of your head and into your body, relationships, and lifestyle by dismantling anxiety (major and minor) for good." -- Melissa Urban, CEO and co-founder of Whole30

"A thought-provoking debut...Vora's sensible, easy-to-implement advice is backed up with solid medical rationales. Readers struggling with anxiety would do well to seek out this first-rate primer." -- Publishers Weekly