Articles relating to 'anxiety'

Science Proves This Ancient Practice Can Cure the Most Common Illnesses


Feeling stressed? When left unmanaged, stress can lead to heart disease, insomnia, and premature aging. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists heart disease as the leading cause of death in the United States; nearly 70 million Americans currently suffer from hypertension, which is the leading risk for heart disease. Similarly, 70 million Americans suffer from … Read More

Unexpected and Hidden Stresses for Women

82556872When something poses a threat to our well-being it is considered stress. Some levels of anxiety get us going in a positive direction and are good for us, but when the stress hurts both our mental and physical health of course it is not good for us. One of the biggest problems is that stressors are not always … Read More

Which Gender Handles Getting Older the Best?

135093244There have been countless facts and figures relating to the male vs. female battle as a whole. And while it varies from country to country, there is one pretty well known truth. Women seem to win when it comes to the longevity battle, having a life expectancy that is considerably longer than their male counterparts – there is … Read More

The Strange New Depression Therapy

stk63642corThere tends to be somewhat of a scary association when it comes to any kind of therapy that involves electricity or electric volts. When you think of the area of depression or anxiety associated with electricity, the mental image you get could really be a disturbing one to boot. The image appears in many Hollywood movies, of people … Read More

Sleepwalking is Becoming More Common

154452003Sleepwalking, also known as somnambulism, is considered as the main cause of most sleep-related injuries.  Unfortunately, research efforts in the last 50 years has left several questions regarding sleepwalking unanswered, especially in terms of its actual causes.

One of the major misconceptions about sleepwalking is that it is a benign disorder, in which minor effects result from this … Read More

Parents More Likely to Feel Stress and Depression

78630776You have likely heard that married people tend to be healthier and live longer than unmarried people but now experts are saying if you are married with children the scale could tilt the other

Depression, Anxiety and Your Children

Well-known author and Harvard psychology professor, Daniel Gilbert has gone on record saying parents are less happy than non-parents. … Read More

The Health Benefits of a Long Term Relationship

stressLong term relationships can be difficult at times and if you’ve been with the same partner for years, you may find the thought of the “single life” appealing.  You may feel that being single will add some fun and excitement into your life and this may leave you thinking about ditching your long term relationship for the single … Read More

Happy and Stressed? You’re Trying Too Hard

live longerEach one of us faces different levels of stress on a daily basis.  For some, stress levels go up when dealing with the morning rush hour traffic.  Will I get to work on time?  For others, anxiety is associated with major decisions that need to be made within a short period of time.  Do I accept this job … Read More

Avoiding Holiday Stress and Anxiety

anxietyThe holidays should be a time to relax and enjoy family and friends but unfortunately many people experience stress, anxiety and depression during the holiday season.

Sources of Holiday Stress, Anxiety and Depression

There are many reasons why people experience stress and anxiety around the holiday season, including:

Too many commitments – agreeing to attend every holiday event … Read More

Men With Stress and Anxiety Like Curvy Women

If you’re a curvy woman and experience anxiety over your body and worry that men won’t find you attractive, worry not.  A recent study published in PLoSOne suggests that the stress and anxiety that you may have over your curves is unwarranted.

Environmental factors, including psychological stress, can have an impact on mental health but this study found … Read More

Reducing Stress and Anxiety with These 5 Minute Tricks

Your day may be filled with unwanted stress and anxiety because it’s busy and filled with tons of stuff that you need to accomplish.  But, this stress and anxiety can lead to a number of mental health issues, including depression.  To keep your mental health in optimal condition it’s important to remember to relax and enjoy life.

Life … Read More

The Effect of Your Mental Health on Your Bladder

bladderAn overactive bladder can cause stress and anxiety and it can be harmful to your overall mental health.

Overactive bladder syndrome is a condition that affects the storage function of your bladder and it leads to sudden, frequent and uncontrollable urges to urinate. In contrast to a healthy bladder, this condition can cause the urge to … Read More

Lower Stress – Add Some Value to Your Day for Good Health

stressWouldn’t you much rather spend time on hobbies, or with your friends and family? Do you always find yourself playing catch up? Chances are your “to-do” lists are totally out of control. There are steps you can take to get control over how you spend your spare time. Lessening the stress and anxiety over how you have to … Read More

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