Month: January 2020

Anxiety vs. Depression Symptoms and Treatment

The terms “anxious” and “depressed” get thrown around a lot in casual conversation, and for good reason: both are normal emotions to experience, routinely occurring for us all in response to high-stakes or potentially dangerous situations (in the case of anxiety) or disappointing, upsetting circumstances (in the case of depression). The relationship between these emotions — and…

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What Are the Different Types of Insomnia?

Overview Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that makes it hard for you to fall asleep or stay asleep. It leads to daytime sleepiness and not feeling rested or refreshed when you wake up. According to the Cleveland Clinic, approximately 50 percent of adults experience occasional insomnia. One in 10 people report having chronic insomnia. Insomnia can…

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Does Your Child Have an Anxiety Disorder?

Anxiety disorders are common psychiatric illnesses that generally cause feelings of fear or distress in certain situations. Children—even very young children—are not immune to developing an anxiety disorder. If the symptoms are left unrecognized and untreated, young sufferers may experience academic difficulties, social and interpersonal problems, and trouble adjusting to new life experiences. Common Anxiety…

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7 Ways to Fight Insomnia

If insomnia is keeping you awake at night, the sooner you do something, the better. Sleep is essential to your overall health, and missing out on much-needed shut-eye can leave you tired, irritable, and prone to accidents. What Is Insomnia? Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is either acute (it only happens for a few…

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