About Anxiety

Anxiety shows up in many different ways. In this section we explore different nuances of it.

Covid-19 Pandemic's Impact on Mental Health

Covid-19 Pandemic's Impact on Mental Health

Researchers around the world have learned much about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health. The pandemic provided...

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13 Famous People With Anxiety Disorders

13 Famous People With Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety can affect anyone. It affects the poor, the rich, the young, the old, the sick, the healthy, and more....

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What Happens During an Anxiety Attack?

What Happens During an Anxiety Attack?

Panic disorder is one of the least understood types of anxiety by those that have never experienced an anxiety attack....

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Current Anxiety Disorder Statistics

Current Anxiety Disorder Statistics

Anxiety is a life altering condition. It's one that can affect the way you think, the way you feel, and...

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Anxiety In The Bible

Anxiety In The Bible

Anxiety is a mental health condition, and its exact causes are incredibly complex. But for some, anxiety is a question...

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How the Fight or Flight Response Causes Flushing

How the Fight or Flight Response Causes Flushing

The fight or flight response is a complex set of reactions that can be caused by fear and by anxiety....

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A Brief History of Anxiety

A Brief History of Anxiety

Anxiety has been around since humans were first worried about getting trampled by woolly mammoths. But historically, anxiety has by...

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What is the Meaning of Anxiety?

What is the Meaning of Anxiety?

Anxiety is a complicated condition and one that most people struggle to explain. It's not exactly something easily defined in...

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What is the Pathophysiology of Anxiety?

What is the Pathophysiology of Anxiety?

The pathophysiology of anxiety is the way that the pathology of anxiety manifests itself in the body. It may be...

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How Common Are Anxiety Disorders?

How Common Are Anxiety Disorders?

When you have anxiety, it's easy to feel like others don't understand what you're going through. Anxiety itself can make...

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How Anxiety Causes Worries, and Vice Versa

How Anxiety Causes Worries, and Vice Versa

It’s healthy to worry. Worrying means you care. Worrying is what makes you aware of who and what is going...

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How the Amygdala Affects Anxiety

How the Amygdala Affects Anxiety

The amygdala are a pair of small, almond-shaped clusters of nuclei near the base of your brain. The function of...

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The Reasons Behind Anxiety in Women

The Reasons Behind Anxiety in Women

Anxiety is a much more common problem for women than it is for men. While this may be due in...

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How to Handle the Anxiety of a Donald Trump Presidency

How to Handle the Anxiety of a Donald Trump Presidency

Starting in January of 2017, Donald Trump will be sworn into office as the 45th president of the United States....

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Can You Have Comorbid Anxiety Disorders?

Can You Have Comorbid Anxiety Disorders?

The term "anxiety" is often used as a blanket term to cover all anxiety disorders. But the reality is that...

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"Anxiety is a Scam!" - Don't Let it Ruin Your Life

"Anxiety is a Scam!" - Don't Let it Ruin Your Life

There's no denying that each and every person in this world wants to be happy. It's what drives us. It's...

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How to Solve Stress and Anxiety

How to Solve Stress and Anxiety

Stress is a normal part of life. Stress warns you that you're encountering problematic situations, and is designed to motivate...

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Anxiety vs. Depression: What is the Relationship?

Anxiety vs. Depression: What is the Relationship?

While psychologists look at mental health in terms of specific disorders, the truth is that mental health isn't always quite...

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Anxiety in Men: Anxiety, Panic Attacks, and Mistakes

Anxiety in Men: Anxiety, Panic Attacks, and Mistakes

Women are more prone than men to develop anxiety and anxiety disorders. One recent study found that the lifetime prevalence...

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Anxiety and the Brain: An Introduction

Anxiety and the Brain: An Introduction

It should come as little surprise that your brain is the source of your anxiety. Not only does anxiety manifest...

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What Your Serotonin Levels Tell You About Your Anxiety

What Your Serotonin Levels Tell You About Your Anxiety

If you have been diagnosed with any type of mood disorder, then you have probably heard the word “serotonin” before....

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Anxiety Symptoms and Schizophrenia

Anxiety Symptoms and Schizophrenia

Anxiety is more than just "the jitters." It's an entire experience, with mental and physical symptoms that can be so...

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Introduction to the Fight or Flight Response

Introduction to the Fight or Flight Response

Excess anxiety can cause disruption in a person’s life and many state that they cannot have a good life without...

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Is Anxiety All in Your Head?

Is Anxiety All in Your Head?

When you suffer from anxiety, lots of people are going to try to give you advice. Their heart is in...

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Depression and Anxiety: Two Similar Disorders that Could Not Be More Different

Depression and Anxiety: Two Similar Disorders that Could Not Be More Different

Mental health issues are notoriously complex. While psychologists have a successful manual to diagnose your mental health issues, those manuals...

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How to Overcome Nervousness

How to Overcome Nervousness

Nervousness by itself is not considered a serious problem. Many people suffer from nervousness at some point or another -...

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The Biochemistry of Anxiety

The Biochemistry of Anxiety

Anxiety may be a difficult disorder to live with, but it's also a fascinating one. Anxiety can be caused by...

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How You Get Diagnosed With Anxiety

How You Get Diagnosed With Anxiety

An anxiety disorder is diagnosed when normal, anxious feelings begin to disrupt normal life. This can happen for a wide...

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Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety Attacks

Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety Attacks

Day to day anxiety can be hard to cope with. Every day you experience nervousness, tension, and a variety of...

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How Long Do Anxiety Attacks Last?

How Long Do Anxiety Attacks Last?

An anxiety attack can be a devastating event - one that makes you feel like everything in your life is...

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Best Home Remedies for Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Best Home Remedies for Anxiety and Panic Attacks

No one should have to live with anxiety. Anxiety is a potentially devastating disorder, and even mild stress that we...

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What is the Difference Between Anxiety and Depression?

What is the Difference Between Anxiety and Depression?

Mental health is complicated. While experts have created specific diagnoses for different types of disorders, the truth is that many...

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How To Tell If You Are Having an Anxiety Attack

How To Tell If You Are Having an Anxiety Attack

Anxiety attacks (or panic attacks), if you're going by the more technical name - are intense feelings of anxiety that...

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