Strategies to Help Insomnia

Originally found on https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/cutting-edge-leadership/201704/8-easy-strategies-combat-insomnia Although there can be many reasons for insomnia, ranging from anxiety to medical disorders, many of us experience difficulty sleeping at some point. An all-too-common solution is to turn to prescription or over-the-counter sleep aids. Of course, the problem with this strategy is potential dependency — your insomnia can actually worsen when you stop taking the drug. Moreover, many…

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Anxiety Disorder Non-Resistance Training Tips

Originally found on https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/stress-remedy/201809/non-resistance-training-anxiety-disorders A key aspect of anxiety disorders is that resistance fuels an increase in anxiety level. The resistance comes in 4 overall types: Resistance to physical sensations (such as wishing one’s heart would be less hard) Resistance to emotion (wishing that there was no panic or anxiety) Resistance to circumstances (wishing one’s environment was different) Resistance to thoughts (wishing one…

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Depression may raise risk of heart attack and stroke

Originally found on https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-08-depression-heart.html#nRlv People with symptoms of anxiety and depression may have a greater risk of heart attack and stroke, a study has found. Researchers say their findings add to growing evidence of a link but that further studies are needed to understand how poor mental health can lead to cardiovascular diseases. Mental health Experts at the…

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Answers to Your Questions about Panic Disorder

Originally found on apa.org Panic Disorder is a serious condition that around one out of every 75 people might experience. It usually appears during the teens or early adulthood, and while the exact causes are unclear, there does seem to be a connection with major life transitions that are potentially stressful: graduating from college, getting…

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Seven Tips to Manage Anxiety

Originally found on https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/seven-tips-to-manage-anxiety-1.3508222 There are several approaches to managing the symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder 1) CBT Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) includes a variety of techniques ranging from exposure therapies – where the person either vividly imagines the feared situation or gradually confronts it in real life with the support of a therapist, in order to…

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Is This The Next Big Thing In Mental Health?

Originally found on thenextbigthing.com When was the last time you got onboard with a TRUE sector disruptor before the masses piled on? It can be a challenging task for even the most sophisticated investors, however once in a while a company comes along with an innovation so incredibly enlightened, it catches the attention of everyone! Allow…

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What Does Depression Look Like in Adults?

Originally found on https://www.additudemag.com/depression-in-adults-what-do-your-symptoms-mean/ Symptoms of depression often overlap with those of ADHD, making an accurate diagnosis challenging. Here’s what you need to know about the trademarks of depression in adults. Roughly one quarter of all adults with ADHD also experience symptoms of depression, which include feelings of sadness that last most of the day, stretch into…

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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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