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How to Know if You Have Anxiety

To gain a sense of whether you’re dealing with common, everyday worry or a more serious anxiety disorder, you won’t need to go to see a professional. Anxiety disorders are usually self-diagnosable, according to the Mayo Clinic. Symptoms include stress that’s out of proportion to the event at hand, inability to set aside a worry, …

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Here Are the Signs That a Loved One Has Anxiety

Whether it’s a romantic partner or spouse, family member, or close friend, it’s heart-wrenching to watch someone you love struggle with anxiety. That said, anxiety is so prevalent in our society, chances are that if you’re not experiencing it, someone in your life is. So how can you help without butting in where you’re not …


Here Are The Most Commonly Used Anxiety Medications

When you’ve decided to treat your anxiety with medication, there are several types to choose from. Below, we list some of the most commonly used anxiety medications. No matter which medication you choose for your anxiety treatment, bear in mind the advice of Ken Duckworth, MD, medical director for the National Alliance on Mental Illness …

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How to Recognize Anxiety Symptoms

From fretting about parking downtown to not being able to make a student loan payment, worry is a normal part of everyday life. So, how do you know when you’ve got a normal concern on your hands or when your thoughts are a symptom of an anxiety disorder? “The distinction between an anxiety disorder and …


What is Separation Anxiety?

While separation anxiety is common in children, researchers now know that this psychological disorder is not only experienced during childhood. When adults have separation anxiety, they experience excessive fear or worry about leaving people they feel emotionally attached to. In children, this is most often targeted at parental figures, while in adults, the fear tends …

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What Is Anxiety Disorder?

Anxiety is a normal response to the stress of everyday life. However, anxiety disorders are different from ordinary feelings of worry and concern. People with anxiety disorders experience intense, persistent, and extreme worry about everyday situations. The intensity of the response is out of proportion to the actual danger in a situation and interferes with …

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How to Identify Anxiety in Children

Childhood is an overwhelming time — there are new schools, awkward situations, and new friends. In fact, for a child, everything is new, and can trigger anxiety. Anxiety disorders are the most commonly experienced mental illnesses in the United States — this also applies to children. Roughly one in eight children may have an anxiety …


How to Find Anxiety Help and Support

If you have an anxiety disorder, you may feel alone in your troubles, as if no one can understand the crushing worry and fear you feel. Nothing could be further from the truth. When you suffer from an anxiety disorder, you’re in good company — 40 million Americans experience anxiety disorders. Types of Therapy Therapy …


How to Identify Postpartum Anxiety

First, postpartum depression came out of the shadows. Now, it’s postpartum anxiety’s turn. The American Pregnancy Association has estimated approximately 10 percent of new mothers are estimated to develop postpartum anxiety, but other studies say the number may be even higher — perhaps even three to four times more common than postpartum depression. What Does …