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Anxiety and High Blood Pressure

When you are feeling overly anxious, your heart rate might quicken, you may have sweaty palms, experience shaking or chest pain. Your blood pressure may go up. But once the situation resolves itself and the anxiety provoking moment is over, your body ...

By Eileen Bailey

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

Ulcerative Colitis and Anxiety: How to Manage It

Living with IBD can lead to a life full of anxiety. Here are some tips for how to handle it, especially when you're worried about flares.

By Erica Sanderson

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.

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