Anxiety

What to know about eco-anxiety
December 19, 2019

Eco-anxiety refers to a fear of environmental damage or ecological disaster. This sense of anxiety is largely based on the current and predicted future state of the environment and human-induced climate change.
According to a , almost 70% of peo...
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CBT for social anxiety may have a protective effect on cells
December 19, 2019
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for patients with social anxiety not only helps to reduce anxiety levels but also seems to protect against accelerated cellular ageing, a study involving researchers at Karolinska Institutet published in the journal reports.
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Having trouble sleeping: What to know
December 18, 2019

Sleeping difficulty refers to difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep, or waking up too early.
Low quality sleep and a lack of sleep can both negatively affect a person's health. Chronic sleep loss can even lead to ...
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Diabetes and anxiety: What is the link?
December 16, 2019

Many people with diabetes also experience anxiety, and they may wonder whether there is a link between the two conditions.
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How playing in a brass band could give your health a boost
December 11, 2019

New research from the United Kingdom suggests that people who play in a brass band experience a wide array of mental and physical health benefits — partly from playing an instrument, and, in part, thanks to the feeling of inclusion in a group.
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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.

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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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