Anxiety Disorders

Expert information and cutting-edge research on different kinds of anxiety disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder, with inspiring testimonials from patient experts.

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9 Ways to Manage Stress After a Natural Disaster

Up to 40 percent of victims of natural disasters develop PTSD. Learn practical ways to manage your stress when nature’s wrath comes, such as establishing a routine and self-care.

By Therese Borchard

Signs That Your Cortisol Levels May Be Too High

Cortisol is produced in response to stress. When your body's under chronic stress, cortisol levels remain high and you can be more susceptible to disease.

By Allison Bush

9 Unusual Phobias That People Really Have

Here is a list of nine things that enough people are frightened of that experts have classified them as bona fide phobias. What's on your list?

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team

Do You Experience Social Anxiety With Your Psoriatic Arthritis?

About one-third of people living with psoriasis, including psoriatic arthritis, experience anxiety or have an increased risk. Learn about what factors contribute to it and what you can do.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

5 Guided Imagery Apps

Research has shown that 10 minutes of guided imagery can improve mood and reduce anxiety. But sometimes you need a little assistance. Here are five guided imagery apps to start with.

By Eileen Bailey

Section 504 for Children with Anxiety

Section 504 is a civil rights law, used to make sure children with disabilities are not discriminated against within the school setting. Learn more about accommodations that may set your child up for success.

By Eileen Bailey

Is Anxiety Keeping You Up at Night? How to Get Sleep

Poor sleep causes anxiety, and anxiety causes poor sleep. Here are some practical strategies to interrupt the cycle and get good rest.

By Merely Me

How to Stop Ruminating

Ruminations or obsessions are a common symptom of depression and anxiety. Find out what causes ruminations and some strategies to reduce them.

By Merely Me

Does Summer Heat Increase Anxiety?

Does the extreme heat of the summer increase anxiety? Eileen Bailey explores the triggers behind summer anxiety, symptoms of reverse SAD, and offers some ways to cope.

By Eileen Bailey

Food Phobias: Symptoms, Dangers, and Treatment

Learn how food phobias are similar but different to other phobias, the different kinds of food phobias, why they should be treated, and how.

By Eileen Bailey

Meet the Experts

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Amy Hendel, P.A.

Health Writer

Amy Hendel P.A.,The HealthGal, is a medical/lifestyle reporter, nutrition/fitness expert, Health Coach/brand ambassador.

Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

B.S. Dietetics, Dietitian, Health Professional

Jennifer is a dietitian with a passion for educating and empowering families on their journey through illness.

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.