Breathing exercises that help relieve anxiety

Breathing exercises that help relieve anxiety

Some amount of stress or anxiety is normal in day-to-day life. Long hours of commuting to work, meeting deadlines, giving a presentation to clients, addressing a public gathering, making mental notes of picking the child from daycare, and countless other chores can easily get on someone’s nerves— heightening stress levels. Read more

Don’t let anxiety erode you: Tips to take it easy and relax

Don’t let anxiety erode you: Tips to take it easy and relax

When Annie got her dream job of an interventional cardiologist in one of the most popular heart institutes of New York, she thought she had achieved everything and that life was indeed very beautiful. The next couple of days were spent in relocating to an apartment, getting her daughter admitted to a new school, arranging for a babysitter, getting familiar with the neighborhood, enrolling her daughter into hobby classes, and so on. Finally, the date of joining arrived. Read more

New anxiety medications in development -  Part 2: B-GOS

New anxiety medications in development – Part 2: B-GOS

According to a study,conducted by Clasado BioSciences Limited in association with the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Oxford, prebiotics Bimuno (B-GOS)may prove to be an ideal antianxiety medication. The findings, published in the journal Psychopharmacology,have revealed that B-GOShas an anxiolytic effect on the users. Consequently, reduced levels of reactivity have been witnessed among people. Read more

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