Anxiety

Side effects of pediatric medications for anxiety, OCD
December 10, 2019
Sometimes, the medications needed to function and live a quality life cause side effects that can make life quite uncomfortable.
Dr. Jeffrey Strawn, associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and...
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What to know about elevated blood pressure after eating
December 5, 2019

Blood pressure refers to how forcefully blood is flowing through blood vessels. Certain factors can cause blood pressure to rise and fall, but healthy blood pressure stays within a normal range.
A person's ...
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What is the link between anxiety and high blood pressure?
December 5, 2019

Anxiety and high blood pressure can sometimes go hand in hand. Anxiety may lead to high blood pressure, and high blood pressure may trigger feelings of anxiety.
Doctors characterize ...
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How much hair loss is normal?
December 3, 2019

A certain amount of hair loss is normal in both males and females. On average, a person loses between 50 and 100 hairs a day.
The hair sheds as part of its natural cycle, which means that seeing hairs in the shower or on a hairbrush is not usual...
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How to Help Someone with Anxiety
December 3, 2019
Wondering how you can help a friend, family member, or co-worker who is overwhelmed by anxiety?
We spoke to David Sommers, Ph.D., of NIH's National Institute of Mental Health for some suggestions on how to approach and support a person who might need help.
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Anxiety: What You Need to Know
December 3, 2019
Most of us experience anxiety at some point in our lives. You might feel anxious when taking a test, crossing a busy street, or making an important life decision.
But for people with an anxiety disorder, these feelings usually last longer and are more intense. ...
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Letter from the Editor: Feeling grateful
November 29, 2019
Thanksgiving is one of America's most beloved holidays. It's a time to express gratitude toward family and friends and be thankful for the good things in life....
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Sinus tachycardia: Everything you need to know
November 22, 2019

Tachycardia is when the heart beats faster than normal. There are different types of tachycardia, depending on the cause. Sinus tachycardia is when the sinus node, which is the natural pacemaker of the heart, fires electrical impulses abnormally quickl...
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Homeopathic treatments for anxiety: What to know
November 15, 2019

Homeopathy for anxiety uses mixtures of herbal, mineral, and other natural products to relieve anxiety symptoms. These very dilute homeopathic concoctions would sometimes be toxic in high doses.
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Causes and treatments for hair loss
November 15, 2019
Possible causes of hair loss include:
1. Androgenetic alopecia
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