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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Anxiety Medications and Drug Screening: What You Should Know

Many employers require drug screenings today. Anti-anxiety medications may show up as part of an expanded drug screening. Here's what you need to know about anxiety medications and drug screenings.

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

7 Things People With Anxiety Wish Their Loved Ones Knew

Do you want to know what to say to a loved one with anxiety? Here's a list of seven things that would help and some suggestions of not what to say.

By Eileen Bailey

5 Tips for Coping With Anxiety When Going Back to School as an Adult

Kids aren't the only ones who get anxious going back to school. Here are some tips and practical advice for coping with anxiety as an adult returning to school.

By Eileen Bailey

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.

By Eileen Bailey

20 Signs You Might Be a Perfectionist

What makes someone a perfectionist? Here are 20 questions to help determine if you might be one.

By Eileen Bailey

12 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Your Anxiety

Be prepared with a list of the right questions to ask your doctor about anxiety. Here are 12 that will ensure you leave with adequate information and will lead to a more targeted treatment.

By Eileen Bailey

10 Things You Need to Know About Anxiety Medications Before You Take Them

Anti-anxiety medications such as benzodiazepines can offer substantial relief for symptoms of anxiety, but come with risks. Eileen Bailey provides 10 things that everyone should know before taking anti-anxiety meds.

By Eileen Bailey

8 Yoga Positions to Relax in 10 Minutes

This simple yoga sequence, including eight easy positions, can reduce anxiety and stress in a flash and can be done almost anywhere.

By Amanda Page

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.

By Rachel Zohn

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.