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Genome-wide association study highlights strong genetic correlation between ASRD and depression

Genome-wide association study highlights strong genetic correlation between ASRD and depression

Nearly 40 million Americans experience anxiety every year. The entire process of determining the right treatment for anxiety is a stressful situation, including the experimentation with various medication to find the best treatment plan. For people suffering from mental illness, the decision to go for a particular treatment option is like a gamble involving a lot of trial and error. Read more

Practice meditation to mitigate stress and anxiety

Practice meditation to mitigate stress and anxiety

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.”

Amit Ray, Om Chanting and Meditation

One has to accept the fact that life is full of stress and anxiety that has the potential to cause a number of chronic issues like blood pressure, heart diseases and various mental problems. Thus, it is important to understand the need for reining in the stressors of life in order to overcome these problems. There are various ways of doing so like medication and therapies. As per experts, meditation is one of the most effective techniques to fight away stress and feel better and healthier. Read more

Cole Sprouse gets candid about his battle with social anxiety disorder

Cole Sprouse gets candid about his battle with social anxiety disorder

Mental illnesses do not discriminate and can inflict anybody irrespective of age, gender, class or community. No wonder, we often have celebrities and big names opening up about their struggle with some mental disorder. A recent addition to the list was Riverdale star Cole Sprouse, who talked about his experience with social anxiety disorder.

Social anxiety disorder is a type of anxiety disorder, characterized by a fear of facing or interacting with the public or large groups and gatherings. People suffering from the condition often shy away from establishing contacts, attending events or celebrations, and addressing masses. Rather, they prefer to stay isolated and detached from the world. Read more

Bullet journaling can help mitigate anxiety symptoms

Bullet journaling can help mitigate anxiety symptoms

Among the most common mental illnesses prevalent in the United States, anxiety disorders are affecting nearly 40 million adults in the country. Characterized by feelings of constant fear, worries, and apprehensions, the condition can hamper the quality of life by creating difficulties in conducting even the regular activities. Anxiety disorder can be treated with medical intervention that may include medication, therapies, or a combination of both. Besides, experts have also suggested several additional methods that can help an individual curb his/her anxiety symptoms and expedite the recovery process. One such method is writing. Read more

Not only dementia patients, even caregivers need support

Not only dementia patients, even caregivers need support

Caring for a loved one with dementia due to psychiatric conditions like Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders poses many challenges for the family as well as the caregivers. As Alzheimer’s disease  is a progressive biological brain disorder, people suffering from it face immense difficulty to remember things, think clearly, communicate with others and take care of themselves. Read more

Rampant teen dating violence forces Wisconsin bill as remedy; will other states take a cue?

Rampant teen dating violence forces Wisconsin bill as remedy; will other states take a cue?

The trend of teen dating turning violent has become quite rampant in the society. Reports project that a third of teens in the United States will be subjected to emotional, physical, or sexual abuse from a dating partner before they leave high school. It is already so widespread now that schools have been taking precautionary measures and educating students about the issue. In fact, such is the situation that states are making laws to deal with the situation. Read more

Jewelry designer Lucie Ferguson writes a moving message about her anxiety

Jewelry designer Lucie Ferguson writes a moving message about her anxiety

Though it might sound like a cliché, one of the most precious things owned by any woman is jewelry. Intrigued by their beauty, every woman loves adorning herself with beautiful ornaments with exquisite designs. A number of women have made a mark in the fashion and entertainment industry by creating dazzling jewelry. Among the many names known for showing their creativity through this form of art, one of the recognized faces is Lucie Ferguson. Read more

Virtual reality can diagnose anxiety disorders

Virtual reality can diagnose anxiety disorders

The reach of virtual technology (VR) has transcended boundaries. While VR was initially devised for gaming purposes only, it has slowly become an integral part of everyday life. Whether it is entertainment or health care, VR is now omnipresent. Interestingly, VR is proving exceedingly effective in the treatment of mental disorders. What was difficult for the practiced hand, VR technology is trying to make easy. Read more

Ways to understand people grappling with anxiety

Ways to understand people grappling with anxiety

Anyone can feel anxious, especially during situations like facing some problems at work, appearing in an exam or even making an important decision. It is a normal fear that one can overcome easily. But when such a fear or worry starts affecting one’s daily activities and relationships, the person may be suffering from an anxiety disorder. One of the most common mental problems in the United States, an anxiety disorder affects around 40 million American adults every year. Sadly, only 37 percent of them receive treatment, as people are still reluctant to talk openly about a mental health problem and seek help for it. Read more

Debt – a key factor behind significant stress and anxiety among Americans

Debt – a key factor behind significant stress and anxiety among Americans

“I’m living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.”

― E.E. Cummings

Attracted by extremely fascinating credit offers, easy access to money and incomprehensible mortgage offers, many naive and unsuspecting Americans have fallen into the trap of massive debts. Sucked deep into never-ending bills and fines levied by credit card companies, the mental health of consumers is getting affected, increasing the rate of prevalence of anxiety disorders among them. Read more