The holidays are a stressful time for many different reasons. Some people with anxiety have a difficult time with the many activities going on, some may be experiencing financial difficulties, sleep may suffer and the expectations of our holiday season may not measure up to the reality in our lives.
Whatever the... Read more
For many physical illnesses, such as heart disease and diabetes, most doctors will talk about how diet and lifestyle changes are imperative to making a positive difference in your health. But little is written or known about how and whether diet makes a difference in our mental health. One study, completed at the University of Melbourne in... Read more
Summer, the time for vacations, sitting on the beach relaxing. Or is a vacation, with trying to make everyone happy, worrying about money, and spending time with children not coping well with the change in routine more stressful than your every day life?
My question as we head into the vacation season is:
Do you find vacations to be relaxing... Read more
There are approximately 40 million adults in the United States with some type of anxiety disorder. Although women are diagnosed with anxiety more often than men, there are still many men suffering from the different types of anxiety. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources, men are equal in diagnosis for obsessive... Read more
Does the extreme heat of the summer increase anxiety? It doesn't take much to check out the many forums and blogs on the internet about anxiety to find people asking that very same question. Even so, there doesn't seem to be much (if any) medical literature on the subject, but for those that experience an increase in symptoms, it doesn't matter if... Read more