Category «Anxiety»

Top 10 Mental Illnesses And Their Myths

We’ve had several fascinating lists about bizarre mental disorders on this site, but no lists have been posted of mental illness myths. Mental illnesses, disorders, and differences tend to be very misunderstood by the general public. This is a list of mental illnesses and a widely believed myth or two about each one. I’m sure …

How grandmothers’ help others fight depression and anxiety

By Juli Fraga Mental Health America, an advocacy group, paints a bleak picture of psychological care in the United States. Almost 20 percent of Americans suffer from a mental illness, according to data from 2016, but more than half of these individuals never receive help. Barriers such as limited access to mental health care, the cost of treatment …

10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact

Dr. Sue Sisley noticed an unexpected trend among her patients. The psychiatrist works with veterans who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD. Many don’t like how they feel on all the meds they take to manage their anxiety, sleeplessness, depression and the flashbacks Alzheimer’s. “There’s just a few medications on the market that work, and even …

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 …

11 Signs To Detect Depression In Women

Women are almost twice as likely to get depressed as men, did you know? Although researchers haven’t found a definite answer as to why women are more prone to depDonate Cars in MAression, we can safely guess that one of the factors could be the constant social and familial pressure which is tenfold on women …

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 …

Your High-Functioning Anxiety Makes You A Bad….

JUTA / SHUTTERSTOCK For as long as I can remember, as soon as I wake up in the morning, my mind starts going. My to-do list punches me in the brain before thoughts like, “Look at this beautiful morning!” can enter. It is automatic. It can’t be pushed aside so I can be in the …

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 …