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Eat Your Way to Less Anxiety

Regulating your gut bacteria with food and supplements like probiotics may help you feel less anxious, according to a new study.

A Surprising Symptom of Anxiety

Find out why anxiety-induced gagging happens and tips for managing symptoms, including home and alternative remedies.

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25 Ways to Get Better Sleep With Anxiety

Sleep and anxiety form a vicious cycle that is difficult to break free from. Here are 25 practical tips, from bedtime routine to what to do when you wake up, that will improve your sleep and help reduce anxiety.

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Mindfulness and Anxiety: What Research Tells Us

There is a growing interest in mindfulness, but what is it, exactly? And does it help with anxiety? We clarify the research on this popular practice.

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Service Dogs to the Rescue: Vets, Canines, and PTSD

Veteran James Rutland credits his four-legged friend for helping him return to health. Read about the science behind service dogs helping to treat PTSD.

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Small Steps Toward Changing an Anxious Mindset

These six steps will help you change your mindset so you’re not dooming yourself before even trying something.

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Building Resilience a Step at a Time

Practice these three guidelines to practice emotional resilience and grow stronger over time.

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Overcoming Agoraphobia

Overcoming feared situations requires a systematic series of activities, time and patience.

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4 Myths That May Be Blocking Your Ability to Meditate

Here are four myths that may be blocking your ability to meditate, plus simple ways to fit it into your day.

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Is Running or Resting Best for Anxiety?

Both exercise and relaxation can help ease anxiety. So which one should you choose?