I have experienced anxiety and depression at various times in my life. Certain situations or events can trigger a panic attack or a time of depression. Before I was first diagnosed with these conditions many years ago, I had no idea what was happening or what to expect from my body. Through help from … Continue reading Physical Symptoms You Might Not Realize Are Actually Anxiety
When I think of anxiety I often think of that feeling in the pit of your stomach and that idea in your head that something is going to go wrong and also perhaps that deep on edge feeling of impending doom. Anxiety describes a feeling of worry. Most people will experience some anxiety during their … Continue reading Signs of Severe Anxiety Disorders
“Everybody has anxiety”. How many people have heard this from someone in their lives? The answer is yes we do all experience anxiety in our lives. So how do we differentiate between a “typical” anxiety response, and one that is beyond the scope of what is classified as “typical.” A normal anxiety response tends to … Continue reading Signs You May Have Anxiety Disorder
It is well known that anxiety disorders have a genetic component and children with parents that have anxiety are more at risk of also developing anxiety. I have read articles that stated that children with an anxious parent could be up to five times more likely to develop anxiety then there peers who do not … Continue reading Breaking The Cycle of Anxiety In Families – Helping your Child Remain Calm and Confident in a Worry-Filed World
I have had episodes come about on many occasions and with these anxious times comes a plethora of physical symptoms. I have experienced stomach issues, headaches, dry lips, exhaustion, sweating and panic attacks. There have also been emotional symptoms such as intense feelings of fear, helplessness, depression and a lack of confidence. But then there … Continue reading Anger? Anxiety? Or Both?
Of an anxious, fretful disposition can be no fun at times; it saps self-confidence. 1. "Snap out of it" is not helpful. Loved ones can get frustrated but will appreciate that quiet and sensitivity should be the preferred approach. 2."Let me do it for you" also doesn't help. To face one's fears and get on … Continue reading Things Not To Say To A Loved One Who Has Anxiety
Here are four things men struggling with anxiety need to know.
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Anxiety disorders are the number one mental health problem in Canada. (Tweet This). Over one in 10 Canadian adults and about 2.5 million Canadians 20 years old and over have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are more common in woman (16 percent of population) than in men (9 percent of population). An anxiety disorder differs … Continue reading Mental Health Mondays | Anxiety Disorders