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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Can anxiety make you feel numb?

Can anxiety make you feel numb

Anxiety may be an emotional response to a perceived threat but since our minds, emotions and bodies are so closely intertwined, these emotional upsets can cause physical symptoms as well like a numb feeling in your hands, arms, chest or head. Even though many people refer to an anxiety attack, the technically correct name for […]

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Is anxiety and depression the same thing?

Is anxiety and depression the same thing

Many people who suffer from anxiety suffer from depression too. Short term anxiety usually clears up before causing depression, but anxiety disorder such as panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder very often lead to depression. But is anxiety and depression one and the same thing? The answer is both yes and no.  The “No” answer: […]

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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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12 Homeopathic Remedies for Anxiety

12 Homeopathic Remedies for Anxiety

Homeopathy might seem like an odd approach for easing anxiety, but it works! Homeopathy has not been formally tested as much as some other methods. However, it is a well-established self-help therapeutic approach. Homeopathy has been used in the treatment emotional disorders with a great deal of success for those with mild to severe depression, […]

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