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

Most recommended books on anxiety – Part 2

Most recommended books on anxiety – Part 2

It is difficult to define anxiety unless one has experienced it. Encountering subtle worries about surrounding issues is normal, but living with a continuous inner turmoil can be extremely debilitating. Anxiety is, at times, misunderstood as fear in response to threat. The uninterrupted unjustifiable perception of threat is anxiety. Read more

Anxiety increases risks of cancer

Anxiety increases risks of cancer

Stress is almost inevitable in life which proves to be the root cause of many physical and mental health issues. Commonly known as anxiety, stress has been studied to cause many hazards to health. Apart from triggering physical issues, it also impacts the mental health by causing lack of sleep, feeling of hopelessness, irritability, to name a few. The extent of damage caused by stress increases in case of an anxiety disorder, such as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Read more

World Mental Health Day: ADHD is more than a childhood disorder

World Mental Health Day: ADHD is more than a childhood disorder

Often habits and behavior patterns acquired in childhood are a precursor to behavioral problems in adults. While some habits go away with time, certain behaviors tend to stay. This could also prove to be true for some physical and mental disorders, one of them being attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Read more

National Psychotherapy Day: Psychotherapy as a pertinent treatment for anxiety

National Psychotherapy Day: Psychotherapy as a pertinent treatment for anxiety

With anxiety becoming one of the most common mental disorders among the American population, experts, and medical professionals are developing new age methods to treat the mental disorder. Anxiety is usually treated with medications, such as anti-anxiety drugs or therapies or a combination of the both. Read more