Category «Anxiety»

Anxiety Related Illnesses

Many people with an anxiety disorder also have a co-occurring disorder or physical illness, which can make their symptoms worse and recovery more difficult. As with all illnesses and disorders, it’s important to find appropriate treatment. Read on to learn more about the co-occurrence of anxiety and these disorders: Serious, chronic, or terminal illnesses Eating …

Crohn’s Disease, Colitis Tied to Anxiety in Study

People with inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, have an increased risk for an anxiety disorder, especially women, a new study suggests. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of disorders that cause chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. “Patients with IBD face substantial chronic physical problems associated with the disease,” …

5 Strange, Surprising Depression Triggers

Pop quiz: What’s the leading cause of disability among US adults—the one almost every American will experience at some point in his or her lifetime? If you said depression, well, you probably read the headline of this story. Good job. At any given time, depression affects about 5% of the population, or approximately 15 million …

4 Foods that help with anxiety and stress

It’s no secret; a balanced diet helps your body to better cope with stress and anxiety. There are certain foods that contain important vitamins and minerals that have long been recommended to help treat a variety of symptoms and diseases. Stress and anxiety can trigger depression symptoms and take a toll on productivity at work. …

Self treatment for anxiety

Treatments For Anxiety What is Anxiety? What Causes Anxiety? Symptoms Of Anxiety Treatments For Anxiety Anxiety can be treated medically, with psychological counseling, or independently. Ultimately, the treatment path depends on the cause of the anxiety and the patient’s preferences. Often treatments will consist of a combination of psychotherapy, behavioral therapy, and medications. Sometimes alcoholism, …

How I Eat To Manage My Anxiety

As someone who has battled anxiety for more than 15 years, I have firsthand experience of how debilitating and life-altering it can be. I was originally diagnosed with anxiety and depression at 14. Unfortunately, there wasn’t a lot of information about it then, as anxiety wasn’t really thought to be a severe mental health condition …