Postpartum Depression: What You Should Know

Originally found on WebMD.com. As a new mom, you face a lot of challenges getting used to life with a newborn. You’re also probably dealing with lack of sleep, new responsibilities, or even breast pain if you’re nursing.And what about the deep emotional pain that comes after childbirth and won’t let up? Not the milder “baby blues” that typically go away…

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How Insomnia Differs From Occasional Sleeplessness

Orinally found on https://sleep.org/articles/insomnia-vs-occasional-sleeplessness/ The causes and treatments for insomnia Insomnia is a sleep disorder that disturbs not only a person’s ability to sleep at night, but also a person’s ability function during the day. Someone who suffers from insomnia will find it difficult to fall asleep and/or stay asleep at night, and during the day, the person may…

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11 Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

Originally found on https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/anxiety-disorder-symptoms Many people experience anxiety at some point in their lives. In fact, anxiety is a very normal response to stressful life events like moving, changing jobs or having financial troubles. However, when symptoms of anxiety become larger than the events that triggered them and begin to interfere with your life, they could…

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9 Common Things You Didn’t Realize Are Signs Of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Originally found on https://www.bustle.com/p/9-common-things-you-didnt-realize-are-signs-of-obsessive-compulsive-disorder-9695980 If you have several ongoing habits that take up a lot of your time, or thoughts and worries that seem strange or cause you a lot of stress, it may be a sign you have obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Because, even though someone may picture a person organizing their apartment obsessively when they think of OCD,…

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Being Aware of Depression and Getting Assistance

Originally found on https://www.medicaldaily.com/recognizing-depression-and-getting-assistance-233051 Depression is a serious illness that affects as many as 20 million adult Americans each year, along with their friends and loved ones. According to Dr. Kelly Miller of the University of Indianapolis Health and Counseling Center, this common mental health condition is subject to misconceptions that often keep people from seeking…

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Different Types of Anxiety

Originally found on https://www.medicaldaily.com/anxiety-disorders-ocd-well-being-ptsd-393308 If you’ve ever had a panic attack, you’ve likely branded yourself an “anxious” person at some point. But there is no such thing as one anxiety disease: There are several different types, and it’s possible to suffer from a few of them at the same time. Anxiety disorders affect some 40 million adults in the…

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Symptoms of a Panic Disorder

Originally found on https://psychcentral.com/disorders/anxiety/panic-disorder-symptoms/ People with panic disorder have feelings of terror that strike suddenly and repeatedly, most often with no warning. The frequency and severity of panic symptoms can vary widely. A person with this condition usually can’t predict when an attack will occur, and so many develop intense anxiety between episodes, worrying when and…

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Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Originally found on https://psychcentral.com/disorders/ocd/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd-symptoms/ Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by having either obsessions or compulsions (though most individuals with the disorder have both) that are time-consuming: Obsessions as defined by exhibiting both (1) and (2): Recurrent and persistent thoughts, urges, or images that are experienced, at some time during the disturbance, as intrusive and unwanted, and that…

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Information on Insomnia

Originally found on What is insomnia? Insomnia is the inability to sleep, or to sleep satisfactorily, and is the most common sleep disorder. It may involve restless or interrupted sleep, a reduction in the usual time you spend sleeping or, in rare cases, complete wakefulness. Insomnia is a symptom rather than an illness in itself:…

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Six Tips for College Anxiety

Originally found on https://studybreaks.com/college/college-anxiety/ Having an anxiety disorder is more than just feeling occasionally anxious at times. Read this to learn more about the different types of anxiety disorders, as the article goes into depth about six specific types of them, but, generally, anxiety tends to make you feel unhappy and scared a lot of the time….

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