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Getting around town during peak traffic hours can bring stress to even the most relaxed of us,

Sometimes it seems that life would be easier without emotions. It’s true, we would not have to

Everyone has concerns in life. Sometimes these concerns become overwhelming and we can become

A new series of studies and experiments by the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of

People with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) may experience heightened levels of anger, and

Findings by researchers from Michigan State University adds to the growing evidence that links a

Children with difficulty breathing in their sleep—evidenced by snoring, mouth-breathing, or

A team of scientists from UCLA has concluded a study in rats that suggests that trauma to the

Stressed? Perhaps you don't have enough salt in your diet. In a new study, researchers at the

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You heard a rumor of more layoffs at work, have not met your monthly quota, and are finishing up an important presentation at the last minute. You...

Death anxiety is the fear we experience when contemplating or facing our own mortality. Like much of our anxiety, it is an anticipation of pain...

In the biggest clinical trial to date testing this drug, the anesthetic ketamine delivered big and quickly to patients with treatment-resistant...

Selective serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, or SNRIs, are a type of antidepressant often prescribed for anxiety disorders. They are a...

The number one biggest fear of human beings is Glossophobia, also known as having a fear of public speaking. Some even fear public speaking more...

Everyone has times when they're more anxious or depressed than usual, but psychologists have found that a person's "usual" level of anxiety or...

Everyone who has anxiety should have a few breathing techniques in their coping first aid kit.

The regular practice of controlled breathing...

Over the course of my 14 plus years of having an Anxiety disorder, I have read so much information and learned so many techniques for controlling...

An individual who avoids situations that could cause him or her to experience intense fear may fit the diagnostic criteria for agoraphobia. This...

What is stress?

Stress is sometimes used to describe challenges or threats, like, “Kelly was under a lot of stress”, or other times to...

People with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) may experience heightened levels of anger, and this emotion can worsen symptoms associated with the...

When experiencing signs and symptoms of an anxiety disorder, as listed below, it is important to provide your doctor with as many specifics as...

Whether being on Facebook makes you anxious depends on your temperament, age, how much time you spend there, and your purpose for being on the...

Sleep anxiety is a generalized worry about getting enough sleep or quality sleep. Like other types of anxiety, it feeds on itself so that the...

Having an anxiety disorder can seriously debilitate your quality of life. If you’re suffering from anxiety, you know that it can affect your...

There are two main strategies used to overcome social anxiety disorder (sometimes called “social phobia”). The first is medication and the second...

Stressed? Perhaps you don't have enough salt in your diet. In a new study, researchers at the University of Cincinnati found that elevated sodium...

Anxiety disorders are complex, influenced by a number of chemical, behavioral, and situational factors. There are several neurotransmitters in the...

It is true that what we eat affects our mood but also true that our mood affects how our food is digested. Thoughts, beliefs, feelings, and our...

Librium, known generically as chlordiazepoxide, is a benzodiazepine used to relieve anxiety and to control the agitation that is a side effect of...

Tofranil is a brand name of the antidepressant medication imipramine. It is used primarily to treat major depression in adults and bed-wetting in...

Why is this medication prescribed?

Prozac or Fluoxetine is an antidepressant (mood elevator) and is used to treat depression, obsessive-...

The terms panic attack and anxiety attack are used interchangeably by most people, but are panic and anxiety really the same thing?

Panic...

No one is a complete stranger to anxiety. We all have times when we feel worried or fearful--sometimes extremely so. Feeling anxious now and then...

An innovative new program from Drexel University takes advantage of today’s available technology to provide mental health treatment to more...

Like all benzodiazepines, Ativan (generic: lorazepam) can cause both physical and psychological dependence. Stopping it suddenly often results in...

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