The fight or flight response is triggered by a release of hormones either prompting us to stay and fight or run away and flee from a stressful situation. But what happens if this response is prompted over anxiety from non-life threatening things?
Anxiety and panic attacks aren’t the same thing, but they go hand-in-hand. Find out what happens during a panic attack — and how to stop them from taking over.
Menopause can make you moody and irritable. It can also cause anxiety and depression. Here’s some advice on how to handle it.
Angry and agitated? You’re not alone. Our expert offers tips for managing your anger.
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Are your thoughts about other people, situations, and even yourself usually on the harsh side? If so, you’re doing yourself a disservice. Discover why so many of us struggle with negative thinking, and how a positive outlook can make a huge impact on your life.
To someone with hypochondriasis, a headache means a brain tumor, while coughing must signal lung cancer. The person has lost sight of the difference between true symptoms and obsessing over developing an illness. A psychiatrist explains how to cope.
Some anxiety is normal. But when constant worries disrupt your child’s day-to-day life, that’s cause for concern. Find out when to talk to a pediatrician.
Weighted blankets are all the rage, but can they help ease nighttime anxiety? Here’s what the evidence says.
When you have a hundred tasks on your mental to-do list, “stress management” can feel like just one more obligation. Try these five strategies to fight back against mental overload.
Do the midterm elections have you feeling stressed? You’re not alone. Two-thirds of Americans say they’re stressed over the future of our nation, according to a 2017 survey by the American Psychological Association.