Tag Archives: Anxiety
New research from Georgetown University Medical Center has shown physiological evidence that mindfulness meditation fights symptoms of anxiety. This form of meditation focuses on awareness and being present, allowing you to act and react in the moment rather than build… Read More
Anxiety in dementia patients may be effectively managed with tablet devices, according to research findings. Researcher Ipsit Vahia explained, “Tablet use as a non-pharmacologic intervention for agitation in older adults, including those with severe dementia, appears to be feasible,… Read More
When dealing with social anxiety disorders, cognitive therapy has been found to be the most effective treatment. Current treatment isn’t very effective, which led researchers to explore other treatment and therapy options that could work better for social phobia cases.… Read More
Managing anxiety during holiday shopping may seem to be a challenging mission, but it’s not mission impossible. Standing for hours in the lineups, struggling to find a single parking spot, walking around overcrowded malls… Holiday shopping can be a nightmare… Read More
Millions of Americans suffer from severe depression or anxiety, and while some people have turned to antidepressants to help quell the symptoms, we have learned that yoga breathing exercises can be effective for some people.
Antidepressants were discovered by accident… Read More
Agitation and anxiety in Alzheimer’s disease are just some of the possible behavioral symptoms a patient may experience. These symptoms often develop in the later stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Agitation can present itself as verbal or physical outburst, general emotional… Read More
Early Parkinson’s disease may lead to non-motor symptoms such as drooling, anxiety, and constipation. Study author Tien K. Khoo explained, “Oftentimes, people with early Parkinson’s don’t even mention these symptoms to their doctors, and doctors don’t ask about them,… Read More
Some behavioral science experts now believe that heart disease patients should be examined closely for signs of anxiety and depression, as new evidence suggests it can be linked to a higher risk of stroke and death in this group of… Read More
Virtual reality and music may help treat anxiety in older people. Nearly 25 percent of older adults suffer from anxiety. The first course of treatment for anxiety in seniors is cognitive behavioral therapy, but this approach may have some limitations… Read More
Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) patients with anxiety face faster Alzheimer’s disease progression. The risk of Alzheimer’s disease in mild cognitive impairment patients with mild, moderate, and severe anxiety was found to increase by 33, 78, and 135 percent, respectively.… Read More
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) management can be accomplished with relaxation exercises and techniques. As stress and anxiety are known triggers to IBS flare-ups, controlling the syndrome can then be possible by reducing the stressors.
When we are stressed, our body… Read More
Yoga may help combat depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and anxiety in seniors. Yoga continues to grow in popularity and for good reason, too. Yoga has been found to provide multiple benefits such as improving flexibility and strength along with… Read More
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