#Anxiety Disorder

Can Drug Addiction Cause Bipolar Disorder?

Once called manic depression, bipolar disorder is a serious mental health condition that can severely disrupt a person’s life. Bipolar symptoms include extreme mood swings, emotional dysregulation and drastically shifting energy levels. In this article, we’ll explore the relationship between mental health disorders like bipolar disorder and substance use disorder...
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Bipolar Disorder: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications

Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic depression, is a mental health disorder characterized by emotional extremes. People with bipolar disorder typically experience periods of abnormally elevated or irritable moods and increased energy (known as mania or the milder hypomania) and periods of depression. They may also experience mixed episodes that share features of both mania and depression.
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Living With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is one of the most common developmental disabilities in the United States. The condition also significantly affects boys and men more than girls and women. However, these numbers could be skewed as women and girls are more likely to be misdiagnosed with ASD as they have quieter symptoms.
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Hello Magazine

Megan Fox's secret mental health battle revealed - fans are shocked

Megan Fox might have been crowned the World's Sexiest Woman back in 2008, but apparently even she has her insecurities. In a new interview alongside her boyfriend Machine Gun Kelly with GQ Style, she shocked everyone when she revealed she has "body dysmorphia". Journalist Molly Lambert sparked the revelation when...
MedPage Today

How Did the Pandemic Affect Anxiety in Early Pregnancy?

Preexisting mental health conditions, COVID-specific stressors, and certain sociodemographic factors were associated with symptoms of anxiety in early pregnancy, according to a prospective observational study. Among over 4,000 patients surveyed during the pandemic, a history of anxiety disorder was associated with a three times higher risk of reporting anxiety symptoms...
The Tiger

5 Tips to Alleviate Anxiety

Anxiety is a normal feeling that often kicks when you’re in a frightening or threatening situation. It’s one of those feelings that kickstart fight or flight after an immense release of adrenaline. However, it becomes worrying when you become anxious in situations or events where you shouldn’t. That said, if...

9 Natural Remedies for Anxiety

It is normal to feel anxious or to worry on occasion. In fact, most people feel anxious or worried from time to time. But for those with an anxiety disorder, the worry and anxiousness often are fairly constant and can become intrusive or even disrupt their lives. The exact number...
L.A. Weekly

Best CBD Gummies for Anxiety

Anxiety doesn’t have to be debilitating. Now, more people than ever are using CBD as a natural way to help calm and control anxiety and the symptoms it creates. If you’ve been wanting to try CBD, then our guide to the best CBD gummies for anxiety will help you get started.

Living with Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD)

Everyone has heard of PTSD but what about C-PTSD? More and more people are becoming aware of this diagnosis and it affects more people than you would think. I have C-PTSD and in this blog post I will talk a bit about experiences with Cptsd. Post-traumatic stress disorder is something...

What is Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder)?

Social phobia, also referred to as social anxiety disorder, is a common mental health condition. It is a type of anxiety disorder. Those affected by it experience fear and anxiety in specific or all social situations, due to a fear of being judged or humiliated. Learn more about social phobia in this overview.
Thrive Global

Is Covid Causing an Increase in Panic Attacks and Agoraphobia?

Over the past few months, I have been getting more and more calls about young people who are increasing afraid to leave home and who are having panic attacks. The past year has been tough on all of us. And feeling anxious has become the new normal. Staying at home...

Anxiety w/ Drew Linsalata From The Anxious Truth

On this inaugural episode of the Shit We Don’t Talk About podcast; Mia chats with Drew Linsalata, podcast host, two-time bestselling author of The Anxious Truth and An Anxiety Story (update: check out the newest book: “7 Percent Slower”) and anxiety, and agoraphobia overcomer. Drew brings up topics that cause shame and embarrassment on the regular to break the stigmas surrounding the treatment of mental health disorders and how anxiety medications simply mask the real issues.
Psych Centra

All About Dermatillomania (Excoriation or Skin Picking Disorder)

It can be difficult to overcome compulsive skin picking, but dermatillomania is treatable. Do you feel like you can’t stop picking at your skin? Maybe you’ve tried to stop but you keep going back to it. If this is the case, you’re not alone. Compulsive skin-picking is a fairly common...

CBD Anxiety Treatment: Does It Work?

Did you know that there are nearly 40 million people in the US dealing with some form of anxiety disorder? Left untreated, anxiety disorders can lead to long-term health issues like insomnia, depression, and even heart problems. While anxiety can be debilitating, there are natural treatment options available. In this...
Chiropractic Economics

Natural herbs and supplements for anxiety

Part of ceremonies in both Polynesian and Micronesian cultures to reduce stress and improve mood, it is among the natural herbs and supplements for anxiety. There’s no question that the number of Americans reporting symptoms of mental health issues – and anxiety symptoms in particular – has increased sharply since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. You’ve likely seen this exact same trend among your own patients, with increased questions about natural herbs and supplements for anxiety.

ADHD vs. Bipolar Disorder: What Are the Differences?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and bipolar disorder share some of the same symptoms, including hyperactive or restless behaviors, being easily distracted, and having poor concentration, impulsivity, and racing thoughts. It is more common for someone to have ADHD, and as these disorders share many symptoms, this can mean that...
Daily Free Press

The importance of the words we use

The term “neurodivergent” — meaning atypical neurodevelopment — was first coined in the late 1990s by Judy Singer, a sociologist and international speaker who is on the autism spectrum. She first used the word “neurodiversity” in her thesis to normalize atypical development as differences, not deficits. Some of the more...

Caring for My Anxious Wife … Without Despairing

Imagine waking up each day, having no idea what the day will hold. Sure, you know that it’s a Tuesday, so the kids will be going to school, and you have work. But in reality, at any moment you could get a text that means you need to drop everything and return home. Or you could never even make it out the door in the first place.

Skin Picking In Children: Signs, Causes, Effects, And Treatment

Skin picking disorder is characterized by repeated picking of one’s skin anywhere on the body. While some people indulge in skin picking occasionally, others develop a habit, leading to skin picking disorder, which can further result in skin lesions and significantly disrupt one’s life (1). Also known as excoriation, dermatillomania,...
Arizona Daily Wildcat

OPINION: Anxiety is more than an anxious feeling

Worry is a feeling that we are all familiar with. So many of us have experienced a racing heart and a mind filled with endless thoughts. Whether it’s an upcoming exam, presentation or a big event coming up, anxiousness and worried feelings are a natural response that we feel in stressful situations.