Category Archives: Anxiety

3 Strategies To Decrease Worry And Anxiety

Everyone has anxiety from time to time, but chronic anxiety can negatively impact your quality of life and have serious consequences on your physical health. Some stress experts warn that chronic worrying may be the number-one killer in this country.  … Continue reading

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Excessive Worry Can Impact Interpersonal Relationships

     Most people worry from time to time.  A recent study supported by the National Institute of Mental Health, however, reports that for some, worrying can be so obsessive and intrusive that it interferes with the person’s life and damages … Continue reading

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Study Links Propensity To Worry To Early Death

Your personality may dictate how long you’ll live.  After studying 1,633 men over a 12-year period, researchers at Purdue University determined that chronic, excessive worrying can take  several years off your life.  Negative thinking triggers the release of cortisol, a … Continue reading

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Women Most Likely To Experience Panic Attacks Have Lowest Awareness Levels

Women who are most likely to experience panic attacks are least likely to be aware of panic disorder, according to a survey by the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA).  The survey found that almost half (45 percent) of women … Continue reading

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Anxious People Have Higher Heart Attack Risk

NOTE: May is National Mental Health Awareness Month.  Good mental health is essential to living healthy and well.  If you or a family member has a mental health issue, now is a good time to seek professional assistance.  With professional help, … Continue reading

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