If you toss and turn at night and then feel lethargic during the day, using natural remedies for insomnia can help. The No. 1 reason people experience daytime fatigue is due to an inability to fall asleep or stay asleep at night. As many as … Read More
In an earlier post, we discussed the physiological effects on the body that can occur with long-term stress, anxiety, and depression symptoms. To get you started on the road to recovery, we have six tips to conquer stress and anxiety.
Tip #1: Evaluate your adrenal gland function. … Read More
Chelsea Clark co-authored this article.
If you have asthma and anxiety, each of these conditions could be making the other worse. You could be suffering from anxiety-induced asthma, and asthma could be making anxiety worse, too. Treating both of these conditions with natural solutions will help you to relieve your symptoms … Read More
Occasional anxiety is normal—in fact it can be helpful when it alerts you to pay attention (when you're about to take a test, for example) or take action (if you're about to step on a snake, for example). Anxiety disorders, however, involve a more chronic fear or worry that interferes … Read More
Xanax and other anti-anxiety medications are among the most-prescribed drugs in the country, but a vitamin has gained attention as a natural remedy for anxiety.
Niacinamide, a form of vitamin B3, has been used since the 1950’s as a popular anti-diabetes nutrient. It has even been touted to fight acne and … Read More
Catatonia is the condition behind catatonic depression. It’s a seemingly bizarre condition in which people remain speechless and motionless or may become stuck making the same stereotypical and meaningless movements and sounds over and over for extended periods of time. Often, people in a catatonic state exhibit wax-mannequin-like flexibility, meaning … Read More
Are you plagued by constant worry or fear? Do you often feel “on edge”? Anxiety is among the most common mental health issues facing today’s population.
Up to 31.6 percent of people in the United States will at some point in their lives be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders, … Read More
How does alcohol affect the body? It’s common knowledge that many alcoholic drinks are high in calories (and often high in sugar). For this reason, people who are trying to lose weight may want to cut back on their drinking habits. But did you know that alcohol may contribute to … Read More
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a serious challenge that requires professional treatment (see "What You Can Do" sidebar). It often takes time and patience to overcome. And while there are no simple cures for this mood disorder, a Massachusetts General Hospital expert points out that there are common-sense steps that … Read More
More and more, health experts are recognizing how sleep disturbances are an extremely important health problem that affect the physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being of millions of people around the world. Aromatherapy, or the inhalation of essential oils, has been shown to be a safe alternative to sleeping … Read More