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How To Calm Anxiety

Anyone who has ever felt it wants to know how to calm anxiety. The shakiness, jittery feelings, and sometimes dread that come with anxiety can be very uncomfortable. Some go so far as to try medicate themselves with drugs and/or alcohol, just to get some relief from the symptoms. [...]

"Do I Have Social Anxiety?" - All You Need To Know

Most people have felt some apprehension or discomfort when meeting new people or being in a situation where they’re not comfortable. These feelings tend to go away once you start a conversation with that new person or when you’ve been in that new situation for a period of time.


Self-Help for Anxiety: 10 Strategies

Anxiety in its many forms is one of the most prevalent of the psychological disorders. The best way to get rid of it is through professional therapy. But there are things you can do to help yourself as you deal with the work of therapy. Here are ten strategies that you can choose from to see how many will help you.


Over The Counter Anxiety Medication - Full List

Anxiety is an increasingly common psychological disorder. One of the major ways to deal with anxiety symptoms is with prescription medication. While these medications work well for most people in controlling symptoms, they do not cure anxiety. The only way to cure anxiety is to engage in psychotherapy with a well-qualified professional.


Panic Attacks Causes & Risk Factors

Having a panic attack is a frightening experience. A great deal of the fear that comes from having a panic attack has to do with not understanding what a panic attack is or where it comes from. For most, a panic attack will feel like a major medical emergency. People who are having a panic attack feel like they are dying or having a heart attack when they are actually experiencing a severe and intense reaction to stress. [...]

What is the Difference Between Shyness and Social Anxiety?

Everyone behaves differently in social situations. Some may be outgoing and extroverted, while others may be more reserved and quiet. There are many reasons why different people act in different ways when around others, but it can sometimes be difficult to determine when a person is just shy and when he or she is suffering from a social phobia.


Anxiety Induced Shortness of Breath & How to Manage It

Anxiety can cause many different kinds of scary side effects. One of the most stressful and upsetting symptoms of anxiety is experiencing shortness of breath. When experiencing shortness of breath a person may feel lightheaded or may experience a pain in his or her chest. Such sensations are often the result of anxiety or related issues that affect breathing patterns. [...]