Tag: Mental Health Services

Insomnia has many faces

Researchers at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience revealed that there are five types of insomnia. This finding was published on Monday January 7 by The Lancet Psychiatry. A commentary in the journal stated that the finding could be a new page in the history of insomnia, promoting discoveries on mechanisms and interventions. Insomnia is a major…

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17 Proven Tips to Sleep Better at Night

A good night’s sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet. Research shows that poor sleep has immediate negative effects on your hormones, exercise performance and brain function (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). It can also cause weight gain and increase disease risk in both adults and children (5, 6, 7). In contrast, good sleep can help…

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Tips To Sleep Better

Improve your sleep Getting a good night’s rest can be difficult. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-quarter of the U.S. population reports not getting enough sleep from time to time. Insufficient sleep raises your risk of accidental injury and many chronic health conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, and depression….

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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 where the next…

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Manage Your Anxiety with These Helpful Tips

It has been estimated that over 40 million adults in the United States (almost 18% of the population) deals with anxiety, making it the most common mental illness in the U.S. Anxiety disorders also cost the U.S. more than $42 billion a year, almost one-third of the country’s $148 billion total mental health bill, according to “The Economic Burden…

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Effects of Sleep Deprivation

If you’ve ever spent a night tossing and turning, you already know how you’ll feel the next day — tired, cranky, and out of sorts. But missing out on the recommended 7 to 9 hours of shut-eye nightly does more than make you feel groggy and grumpy. The long-term effects of sleep deprivation are real….

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US Students see Rise in Mental Health Conditions

As more and more people discuss mental health issues in public forums, it seems to be lifting some of the stigma surrounding the topic. New research reveals that the number of students seeking help for mental health problems has risen considerably between 2009 and 2015. Anxiety, depression, and panic attacks are on the rise among…

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