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

Tips to deal with anxiety

Tips to deal with anxiety

Getting trapped in one’s own mind is not unusual. Every individual experiences anxiety at least once in his or her lifetime. Anxiety causes irrational thoughts and insignificant imaginations that lead to persistent worries and absurd feelings. With nearly 40 million adults, aged 18 years or older, in the United States suffering from anxiety disorder, it has become the most common mental disorder in the country. Read more

Foods that can trigger anxiety

Foods that can trigger anxiety

Living with anxiety is like living on the edge constantly. Chronic worries, constant fear, and sensing danger all the time are some of the common symptoms of an anxiety disorder. For example, a panic attack can take some people by surprise, however, those living with it for a long time are aware of the triggers and usually take appropriate measures to prevent an attack. Read more

The relationship between antidepressant medication and anxiety disorders

The relationship between antidepressant medication and anxiety disorders

Antidepressants have become useful for many in the field of mental health. These medications have been shown to have marked effects on a wide range of conditions. With the growing number of depressed and underserved populations, many advocate groups and professionals around the nation have felt there should be a larger focus on the treatment of psychologically and emotionally destabilizing mental disorders. However, recent statistics have also been unearthed and raised critical questions about how individuals should seek treatment. One of these specific speculations is whether antidepressants should be used in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Read more