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Acute Stress vs. Chronic Stress

Stress can come from many different places and be short-lived or long-lasting. Based on the factors contributing to your stress, symptoms and treatment may vary. Acute Stress Acute Stress is short-lived. It can be beneficial and create motivation. Fo...

By Eileen Bailey

9 Common Obsessions Associated with OCD

Hand washing, repeatedly checking on things, excessive organization, and ruminating about relationships are among the hallmarks of obsessive compulsive disorder. Learn about even more and what to do.

By Eileen Bailey

Is Anxiety or Stress Causing Your Erectile Dysfunction?

Some causes of ED can be related to feelings of guilt, shame, or worry. Here’s what you need to know.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

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

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

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

Anxiety-Induced Gagging: Why It Happens, How to Stop It

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

By Eileen Bailey

Top Resources for Help with Anxiety

Where to go for help with anxiety? Start with this list of nine top resources, including help for veterans, students, and employees.

By Eileen Bailey

What You Need to Know About Globus Hystericus

Anxiety can sometimes cause a lump-in-the-throat sensation known as globus hystericus. Learn about this condition and what you can do to relieve discomfort.

By Merely Me

Identifying and Treating Anxiety Over 50

Can you have anxiety in your 50s, 60s, 70s and older? While doctors once thought that anxiety declines with age, it may just be that you get better at coping – or hiding it.

By Eileen Bailey