Mental Health

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.

Lifestyle

Self-Care Twitter Accounts You Should Follow

Need a nudge to take some time out for your mental health? There’s a Twitter account for that.

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Treatment

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.

5 Top Mental Health Myths

5 Top Mental Health Myths

Get the truth about what it's like to live with mental illness.

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Living With

10 Top Myths About Anxiety

Get the straight-up truth about what it’s like to live with an anxiety disorder.

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Myths

The Truth About Living with Mental Illness

HealthCentral reveals the truth about living with five common conditions: anxiety, depression, bipolar, OCD, and schizophrenia.

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Chronic Life

Use Your Cellphone To Help You Recover From Your Breakup

The end of a relationship can be heartbreaking and anxiety-inducing. Here are some apps to help you get over that ex.

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Yoga

Restorative Yoga and Yin Yoga for Emotional Release

A book and a friend change the way Mike Veny thinks about how his body releases trauma, helping him to understand that he needs to practice yoga to heal.

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Prevention

Having #Goals Really Does Help Your Health

When your set your sights on the future, you just may lower your risk of depression and anxiety.

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Stress

Being Too Hard on Yourself May Threaten Your Mental Health

Carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders? You could be risking full-blown OCD or anxiety.

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Living With

How Getting Over the Fear of Public Speaking Helped Me Get Over Other Fears

Patient advocate Mike Veny discusses tips to turn fear and anxiety into courage by sharing stories about how he has overcome his fears.

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Living With

How to Get Emotional Support as a Man

Mental health advocate Mike Veny offers strategies to break through the stoic wall of male emotions and get the support you need.

Meet the Experts

Eileen Bailey
Health Writer
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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.

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