Category «Anxiety»

Doctors Are Now Fighting Depression by Targeting the Brains Wiring, Not Its Chemical Balance

IN BRIEF Researchers have developed a revolutionary treatment that pulses magnetic waves into the brain, treating depression by changing neurological structures. It has been shown to be extremely effective and could be an alternative to antidepressant medications. THE DAMAGE OF DEPRESSION Depression is becoming an epidemic that is damaging individuals, society, and the economy. Its …

Top 10 Ways to Reduce Anxiety

What is Anxiety? The future can be unpredictable, so it’s normal to worry about unexpected problems and whether you’re prepared to manage them. You might think about your day-to-day or long-term responsibilities and wonder, “What do I need to know?” “How should I get ready?” or “What will happen if I don’t plan ahead?” Forensics Online …

America’s New ‘Anxiety’ Disorder

In 1947, W.H. Auden published a very long poem that, despite winning a Pulitzer Prize, is now remembered less for its contents than for its title: “The Age of Anxiety.” Something about the idea that an age can be anxious must resonate deep in America’s cultural bones, because the phrase has been used to describe …

Health Risk Assessments Shed Light on Early Predictors of Depression

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A new research study supported by Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions suggests that health risk assessments (HRAs) can help predict depression in segments of the population who may not be routinely screened in traditional healthcare settings. HRAs are often used by employers and health plans …

RECOGNIZING ANXIETY: SYMPTOMS, SIGNS, AND RISK FACTORS

Everyone has anxiety from time to time, but chronic anxiety can negatively impact your quality of life. It is a mental health disorder that can also have serious consequences for your physical health. Panic Attacks Generalized Ill Health Central Nervous System Function Respiratory Response Excretory and Digestive System Upset Behavioral Changes Flight or Fight Response …

Marijuana Chemical Could Help Fight Anxiety

 A compound in marijuana called cannabidiol could help treat people who have anxiety disorders, a new review of previous research suggests. Cannabidiol could be used in addition to talk therapy to treat anxiety disorders such as phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the review concluded. However, most of the studies examining whether the compound works …