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Mental Health Benefits of an Emotional Support Animal

Studies show that emotional support animals can provide a comforting presence to handlers that suffer from a variety of mental health issues. As the benefits of using ESA’s grow, doctors are now expanding their patients to include those that suffer from;

PTSD

Mild to severe anxiety

Agoraphobia (fear of being outside of the home)

Aerophobia (fear of flying)

Depression

General Anxiety Disorder

Stress-induced situations

Social shyness

If you or a loved one suffers from a mental disability, doctors are noting vast improvements with their patients in the following areas with the aid of an emotional support animal;

Increase in being social

A boost in their self-esteem

Patients feel more safe and comforted

More motivation

A decrease in the symptoms of the diagnosed illness

An increased sense of purpose