How to Support Someone Having an Anxiety Attack

Anxiety disorders affect 18.1% of the U.S. adult population, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Sometimes, a person feeling an overwhelming amount of anxiety or stress will experience an anxiety attack. The signs of an anxiety attack can include: An increase in heart rate. Sometimes, you might think you are having a heart…

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What Is Chronic Insomnia and How Is It Treated?

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder in which you may have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. A third of Americans report that they don’t get the recommended amount of sleep every night, which is at least seven hours. Periodically having trouble sleeping, also known as acute insomnia, is common. Acute insomnia lasts for a few days…

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9 Things to Do If You Feel Anxious

Everyone goes through periods of feeling anxious and worried. After all, it’s a normal human experience. And whether you’re dealing with occasional bouts of anxiety or trying to manage excessive worries, doubts, and fears, having tools to help you calm your mind and body can reduce the intensity and duration of these feelings.   Read…

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Your Guide to Insomnia

Insomnia is difficulty getting enough sleep or trouble sleeping without interruption. You may have difficulty falling asleep, may wake up too early, or may wake up periodically during the night. Insomnia of any kind can keep you from feeling rested and refreshed during the day. Almost all of us have episodes of insomnia at some…

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How to Overcome Anxiety

Anxiety is something that everyone experiences from time to time, but for some people, it can become pervasive and excessive. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), in adults and youth, is characterized by persistent, excessive worry. If the problem started and ended with a worry, it might not be such a big deal. Instead, people with GAD get bogged down as one…

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How to Stop Feeling Anxious Right Now

While it’s normal to get nervous about an important event or life change, about 40 million Americans live with an anxiety disorder, which is more than the occasional worry or fear. Anxiety disorders can range from a generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), which is intense worrying that you can’t control, to panic disorder — sudden episodes of fear, along with…

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Too Much Screen Time Can Lead To Insomnia

Screen time is a topic that gets brought up in many different discussions and situations in our world today. There are blue light glasses that can block out the blue light from our screens, studies on the impact that screen time has on children and so much information out there on how all of the…

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Do You Live with Anxiety? Here Are 11 Ways to Cope

Breathe: There are ways to calm your anxiety Know that feeling of your heart beating faster in response to a stressful situation? Or perhaps, instead, your palms get sweaty when you’re confronted with an overwhelming task or event. That’s anxiety — our body’s natural response to stress. Read More

A Patient’s Guide to Insomnia

If you’ve ever lain awake at night wishing for sleep, then you’ve likely experienced some form of insomnia. For those who struggle with this common sleep disorder regularly, the feeling of missing out on sleep can be excruciating. And the paradox of it is that the more you try to sleep the further away the…

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