Antidepressants like SSRIs are used to treat depression and anxiety. But sometimes these medicines can cause or contribute to anxiety. However, this doesn’t always mean that the antidepressant isn’t a right fit. Let’s talk about some common explanations and what to do if taking an antidepressant is giving you anxiety.
Stress and anxiety are the result of physiological responses triggered by hormones in your brain. What is the goal? Protecting you. They are reflexive survival mechanisms, and it is important to remember that they are mandated by the constantly evolving brain.
Most of what you worry about will never happen. Or, if it does happen, it probably won’t happen the way you worried it would. So, for better or for worse, worrying is more of a time suck from the present than a time saver for tomorrow. But, this is all relatively old news, and we all probably know that we should try and worry less. So, how do we actually do it?
Because of the intense impact they carry, panic attacks can make us feel abnormal or isolated. It’s important to note, though, that if you suffer from panic attacks you are far from alone — up to 40% of the population will have a panic attack at some point in their life, with many of them experiencing them regularly.
If you’re struggling with anxiety, it can be helpful to learn about some natural, at-home remedies. Here, we share seven simple natural remedies for anxiety that might help alleviate your symptoms of anxiety in a natural and fairly inexpensive manner.
Does yoga help with anxiety? While it most likely won’t cure you of all stress and disorder forever, practicing yoga for even a few minutes per day can help noticeably with establishing peace of mind and reducing mental or physical pressure.
In this blog post, we will explore the basics of phobias, some of the most common forms of the disorder, and some of the most effective ways to cope with a phobia if you have one.
Panic attacks and Panic Disorder can make you feel lonely and isolated because you might think you are the only one who has experienced those feelings. Rest assured that you are not alone. There is help and most importantly, there is hope.
In this post, we’ve picked out five of the best anxiety and depression self-help books for you–these are the treasures among the thousands of options out there. We’ve also designated each with a particular characteristic in an effort to better match each book with a specific problem-solving style.
OCD can be as serious as other serious mental illnesses (SMIs) like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. However, with proper treatment, family involvement, and a strong network of support, many with OCD are able to still live fulfilling lives.