Anxiety

New on The Streets: Gabapentin, a Drug for Nerve Pain, and a New Target of Abuse

New on The Streets: Gabapentin, a Drug for Nerve Pain, and a New Target of Abuse

By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez — Kaiser Health News ATHENS, Ohio — On April 5, Ciera Smith sat in a car parked on the gravel driveway of the Rural Women’s Recovery Program here with a choice to make: go to jail or enter treatment for her addiction. Smith, 22, started abusing drugs when she was 18, enticed by the “good time” she […]

by · August 24, 2017 · 0 comments · Anxiety
You Can Get PTSD From Staying In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

You Can Get PTSD From Staying In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

By Jennifer Williams-Fields Stop. Just stop asking why a woman is so stupid and so weak when she stays in an abusive relationship. There’s no answer you can possibly understand. Your judgment only further shames abused women. It shames women like me. There was no punch on the very first date with my ex-husband. That’s not normally how abusive marriages start. […]

by · August 23, 2017 · 1 comment · Anxiety
How Lewy Body Dementia Contributes to Depression and Hallucinations

How Lewy Body Dementia Contributes to Depression and Hallucinations

The tragic death of actor Robin Williams left many sad and confused, wondering what could cause one of the greatest men in Hollywood to take his own life. A pathology report recently revealed, however, that prior to his death, Williams had diffuse Lewy Body dementia. Dan Steinberg/AP A Difficult Diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia Lewy Body dementia (LBD) is one […]

by · August 23, 2017 · 0 comments · Anxiety
17 Magnesium Filled Foods That Can Lower Your Risk of Anxiety, Depression, Heart Attacks And More

17 Magnesium Filled Foods That Can Lower Your Risk of Anxiety, Depression, Heart Attacks And More

By: Joseph Mercola This article is shared with permission from our friends at Dr. Mercola.  Magnesium is vitally important for biological function and optimal health. It’s the fourth most abundant mineral in your body, and researchers have detected more than 3,750 magnesium-binding sites on human proteins.1 More than 300 different enzymes also rely on magnesium for proper function. This reflects the impact […]

by · August 23, 2017 · 0 comments · Anxiety
Anxiety Makes You Feel Like You’re Fucked Up

Anxiety Makes You Feel Like You’re Fucked Up

By Holly Riordan I hate how much trouble I have talking to people. I hate how uncomfortable I feel in social situations. I hate how I constantly feel like I don’t belong. I hate how long I focus on my mistakes — even if they aren’t major. How long I think about the joke I told that no one laughed at. How […]

by · August 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Anxiety
What Anxiety Actually Is, Because It’s More Than ‘Just Worrying

What Anxiety Actually Is, Because It’s More Than ‘Just Worrying

By Kirsten Corley Anxiety is the restless nights of sleep, as you toss and turn. It’s your brain never being able to shut off. It’s the thoughts you over-think before bedtime and all of your worst fears become a reality in dreams and nightmares. It’s waking up tired even though your day just started. Anxiety is learning how to function […]

by · August 21, 2017 · 0 comments · Anxiety
5 Reminders for Christians Struggling With Depression

5 Reminders for Christians Struggling With Depression

I’ve been wanting to write this for awhile now, but never felt comfortable enough or ready to do so. It wasn’t until this week that I’ve able to write this and I’m finally be ready to speak up and be open about my journey. I’ve dealt with depression for almost two years now. This isn’t my first time dealing with it — […]

by · August 21, 2017 · 0 comments · Anxiety
I’m sorry for all the times my depression and anxiety made me a bit of a rubbish friend

I’m sorry for all the times my depression and anxiety made me a bit of a rubbish friend

Ellen Scott Since I’ve started being honest about my mental health, I’ve noticed that my relationships have changed – mostly for the better. There’s more trust there. We’re able to talk about bigger things. Now that I’ve opened up, the people around me have started to open up, too. And it’s made me think about how much time I’ve spent […]

by · August 21, 2017 · 0 comments · Anxiety
15 Habits of People With Concealed Depression

15 Habits of People With Concealed Depression

Depression is a very serious mental illness that often goes unnoticed for years. People with concealed depression are battling demons within themselves all on their own. They are not sharing their struggles and do not want to burden those around them. You see, for most people wounds are not something we are open about. We tend to bottle things up and attempt to […]

by · August 20, 2017 · 0 comments · Anxiety
The Monster List of Fibromyalgia Symptoms

The Monster List of Fibromyalgia Symptoms

General Fibromyalgia Symptoms Delayed reactions to physical exertion or stressful events Other family members with fibromyalgia (genetic predisposition) Sweats Unexplained weight gain or loss Cravings for carbohydrate and chocolate Headaches & migraines Vision changes, including rapidly worsening vision Muscle & Tissue-Related Fibromyalgia Symptoms Pain that ranges from mild to severe, and may move around the body (See The 7 Types of […]

by · August 20, 2017 · 0 comments · Anxiety