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How to Recognize an Anxiety Disorder and Get the Help You Need to Feel Better

Occasional anxiety, such as nervousness before an airplane flight or a medical procedure, is normal, but those feelings are temporary. When your worrisome feelings persist or become severe, however, you may have an anxiety disorder.

For older adults, understanding and coping with anxious feelings can sometimes be especially challenging, says T.H.

OCD: Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

OCD: Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common form of anxiety disorder marked by uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and the urge to engage in repeated behaviors or rituals (compulsions). OCD will affect 2.3 percent of adults in their lifetime. Research by the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R) revealed that approximately 1.2 percent

9. Tailoring Treatment to You

The best way to combat stress and anxiety disorders is to seek help from professionals who are well-trained in these areas. There’s no sense visiting your general practitioner for an obsessive-compulsive disorder when you could get treatment from a psychia-trist or psychologist who specializes in this condition.

Your treatment will depend

Ask the EN Experts: GABA Supplements for Anxiety

Q. Do GABA supplements really help anxiety?

A. Your brain produces gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA,) a chemical which helps calm nervous activity and relieve anxiety. In fact, anxiety disorders and panic attacks may result from insufficient levels of GABA in the brain. So, it’s not surprising that a supplemental form

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