Have you ever felt panic attack symptoms brought on simply by being in an enclosed space—an airplane, a train heading into a tunnel, even the back seat of a car? If so, then you may already know that claustrophobia is a specific type of anxiety disorder. For some people, it’s
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It’s important to realize that anxiety isn’t “all in your head.” That is, people who suffer from anxiety aren’t simply choosing to avoid certain situations or activities because they have convinced themselves they’ll be unpleasant. So… what does anxiety mean? And what does anxiety feel like?
Anxiety actually can cause overwhelming
Feeling anxious occasionally is normal—but constant worry is not. If you become very fearful, nervous, or anxious when you think about or are in certain situations, then you may have an anxiety disorder.
Anxiety disorders are a group of mental health conditions in which anxiety and worry arise in response to
Are you at your wits end to fall asleep or find yourself wide awake at 3:00 a.m. and can’t fall back asleep? Learn how to beat nighttime restlessness and feel energized during the day with these 3 natural remedies for insomnia.
Heart failure affects about 2.5 million women in the U.S. It can develop over time if you have coronary artery disease (CAD) or high blood pressure, or can come on suddenly after a heart attack, or after some types of cancer treatment.
Because heart failure diminishes the heart’s ability to pump
It might not surprise some, but there’s actually considerable evidence that men are physically less vulnerable to stress and anxiety than women. Research suggests, for instance, that the body’s stress response is less readily activated in men than women and less long-lasting.
In addition, fluctuations in female hormones such as
By definition, stress contributes to your body’s response to potential danger, like a speeding bus bearing down on you, or a demand, such as the need to do well on an exam. Basically, stress is your body’s way of telling you something has to change in order for you to
New Research Suggest a Possible Way to Prevent Dementia After TBI
Researchers studying progressive degenerative brain disease that follows concussion and other types of traumatic brain injury (TBI) have discovered a promising treatment that might one day be used to prevent dementia in individuals who have experienced head trauma. Working with
Hormone Therapy Boosts Mood, but Not Memory
Recent research suggests that there’s no difference in memory performance between women who take hormone therapy at menopause and those who do not. However, certain types of hormone medications may help alleviate feelings of anxiety and depression common during menopause, ac-cording to a study