Helping someone deal with anxiety disorders

Helping someone deal with anxiety disorders

It is normal to be anxious when faced with a problem at work or school, or while making an important decision. But, there are some individuals who experience a constant feeling of distress which interferes with their day-to-day activities. This could be a sign of a more serious condition called anxiety disorders. When someone experiences severe anxiety, he or she might feel distraught by the unpleasant feelings that can be overwhelming. Read more

Can anxiety plague musicians too?

Can anxiety plague musicians too?

Anxiety disorder is the most predominant mental illness in the United States, with 40 million American adults aged 18 years or older suffering from anxiety. A new study published by Help Musicians UK reveals that musicians or other professionals from the music industry are three times more likely to suffer from anxiety than the general public. In the study titled “Can music make you sick?,” the researchers claimed that 71.1 percent of the people related to music, experience anxiety and panic attacks at some point in life.      Read more

Separation anxiety disorder: Its prevalence among adults

Separation anxiety disorder: Its prevalence among adults

Separation anxiety disorder is a common anxiety disorder mostly seen in children, especially, in toddlers and children under four years of age. As the name suggests, the condition occurs when children experience separation from their parents or primary caregivers. The thought of their parents going away from them induces a fear and feeling of insecurity in children. As a result, they become anxious and exhibit symptoms like crying, clinging, or screaming. Read more

New parents, new baby, new stress

New parents, new baby, new stress

After all the pains and commotion at the time of delivery, new parents can look at their new baby in awe. A new child means a lot of love, joy and memories being made. No one mentions the stress, though. Stress comes with a new baby along with the rest, especially for new parents. From learning to change a diaper without making a mess to dealing with sporadic amounts of sleep, the presence of a new baby has a big impact on mom and dad’s stress levels. Read more