What is an Anxiety Disorder?

What is an Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety disorder is a prolonged exaggerated state of fear or alertness which is not triggered by a real threat. It can lead to avoidance behavior in which you choose to avoid people, places or circumstances that you feel threatened by. The difference between normal anxiety and anxiety disorder is that normal anxiety disappears as soon […]

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What is the difference between a panic attack and anxiety?

What is the difference between a panic attack and anxiety

The terms anxiety attack and panic attack are often used interchangeably as if they are two different names for the same thing. If you want to be scientifically correct though you must distinguish between anxiety and a panic attack. Anxiety is a more general name associated with all the anxiety symptoms of which a panic […]

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Can Marijuana Cause Panic Attacks and Anxiety?

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When many people think of marijuana, they think of someone kicking back and relaxing with a joint. However, what many people fail to realize is that marijuana can exacerbate symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder. Drug addiction is a never a good combination with anxiety symptoms, and this article will outline the relationship between the two. […]

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Five of the Most Effective Treatment Options for Anxiety

Five of the Most Effective Treatment Options for Anxiety

Anxiety can be defined as a normal instinctive stress reaction to a negative stimulus. However, when the reaction continues for a long period of time or occurs without a stimulus then appropriate professional treatment or self-help options are necessary to prevent further harm to the victim and those coming in contact with him or her. […]

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