Some 15 million Americans have social phobia, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Also referred to as social anxiety disorder, social phobia symptoms range from just-about-manageable anxiety and stress in social situations (which means you … Read More
Rosacea is a very common skin disorder that occurs mainly in adults. Symptoms include redness, bumps, scales, visible blood vessels, and pustules on the face. It can be accompanied by stinging and burning sensations on the affected skin as well as watery and irritated eyes. This skin disorder is characterized by … Read More
Is there anything more frightening and scary than suffering a panic attack? Even the thought of having one often can be enough to set off panic sufferers. But exactly what is a panic attack? And, more important, have you experienced the symptoms of a panic attack yourself?
A panic attack … 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
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
We typically hear about stress causing such conditions as a nervous breakdown or anxiety attack. But panic disorder symptoms can reflect a number of related conditions. Here are three to consider.
What Is Agoraphobia?
Agoraphobia is the fear of being exposed to any situation … Read More
People with social anxiety disorder (SAD)—also called social phobia—have an intense fear of social situations, especially if they believe they’ll be judged or scrutinized by others. So, while going to a party may produce what feels like anxiety, a party in which the person is the … Read More
If you’re one of the millions of people suffering from abdominal pain, abnormal bowel movements, and other symptoms attributed to IBS, there is increasing evidence that gluten allergy symptoms may actually be to blame. In fact, studies around the world suggest that individuals with apparent IBS symptoms are significantly more … Read More