Category: Stress

One in four Americans develop insomnia each year: 75 percent of those with insomnia recover

About 25 percent of Americans experience acute insomnia each year, but about 75 percent of these individuals recover without developing persistent poor sleep or chronic insomnia, according to a study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania which will be presented Monday at SLEEP 2018, the 32nd Annual Meeting…

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How childhood stress contributes to anxiety, depression

New research could help explain why stress early in life can create vulnerabilities to mood and anxiety disorders later on. The study, led by researchers at The Ohio State University, was presented Nov. 5 in San Diego at the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting, and highlights the important role of mast cells. “These are immune…

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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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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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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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Hormone that Trigger Anxiety Found in Mice

Originally found on https://www.health24.com/Medical/Depression/Anxiety-disorders/brain-cells-that-trigger-anxiety-found-in-mice-20160912 In experiments with mice, researchers say they have found cells in the brain that play a major role in triggering anxiety. Anxiety behaviors reduced These cells are in a part of the brain called the hypothalamus, the scientists said. To pinpoint these cells, the researchers blocked cells from getting the stress hormone called…

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Tips for Managing Your Depression

Originally found on https://psychcentral.com/lib/tips-for-managing-your-depression/?all=1 Do not expect too much from yourself too soon, as this will only accentuate feelings of failure. Avoid setting difficult goals or taking on new responsibilities. Break large tasks into small ones, set some priorities, and do what can be done, as it can be done. Recognize patterns in your mood. Like…

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