Millions of people worldwide suffer from a variety of different mental illnesses, with the most common mental disorders being anxiety and depression. The most comprehensive mental health study about anxiety and depression to date was published in the journal Psychological Medicine, and was performed by researchers from the University of Queensland. After poring
Anxiety is tough, not just for the people who have it, but also for the people who love them. If you’re one of those people, you know too well that the second-hand experience of anxiety feels bad enough, and you’d do anything to make it better for the one going through it. Whether we struggle
Anxiety is a normal response to something dangerous or stressful. It becomes a problem when it shows up at unexpected times and takes a particularly firm hold. When anxiety is in full swing, it feels awful. Awful enough that anticipation of the feeling is enough in itself to cause anxiety.
5 Signs Your Partner Has Hidden Anxiety Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. – Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Anyone with anxiety can tell
By Adrienne Dellwo You sometimes hear fibromyalgia referred to as a “fad diagnosis” or “new disease,” but the truth is that fibromyalgia is far from new. It has centuries of history, with multiple name changes and discarded theories along the way. While it hasn’t always been accepted by the medical community, and today
Have you ever heard of fibromyalgia? For a long time, this condition has been overlooked by the medical world since its cause is unknown and therefore difficult to diagnose. However, by brushing aside this topic, many people are living with chronic pain and other symptoms with no pharmaceutical aid; after all, even
Scientists have found specialized brain cells in mice that appear to control anxiety levels. The finding, reported Wednesday in the journal Neuron,could eventually lead to better treatments for anxiety disorders, which affect nearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. “The therapies we have now have significant drawbacks,” says Mazen Kheirbek, an assistant