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The Relationship Between Anxiety And Insomnia

Anxiety and insomnia are often related. Each can be the cause of the other, which can lead to a vicious cycle that may seem impossible to break. A study conducted by Dag Neckelmann, MD, Ph.D., of the Department of Psychiatry at Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, Norway, shows that chronic insomnia increases your odds of

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How To Effectively Deal With An Anxiety Attack

An anxiety attack, or panic attack, is an episode of intense panic and/or fear. Unfortunately, it often occurs suddenly with little or no warning. In some cases, there’s an obvious trigger for the attack—getting stuck in an elevator, for example, or thinking about your big race—but in other cases, the attacks seem to come out

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How To Attack Anxiety And Depression Naturally

Many who suffer from anxiety and depression take medication to relieve their pain. Doctors may prescribe antidepressants, tranquilizers and sleeping tablets for your condition. But there are healthier alternatives that can be used in attacking anxiety and depression. Exercise is extremely important for many reasons, but even more so if you suffer from emotional stress.

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Depression In Women

Your sex is a factor in determining whether or not you’re more at risk of developing depression. Women are twice as likely as their male counterparts to suffer from this form of mental illness, according to the figures, though the numbers may also reflect the fact that men don’t feel as comfortable asking for help. Another

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Depression In Men

Men are not like women. Yes, I know. You already knew that! But it’s true; men are different from women in many ways. And due to their differences, they are more vulnerable to some of the more serious side effects of depression. ‘Vulnerable isn’t a word that’s often associated with males. That’s part of the

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Chemical Depression

You’re feeling kind of down. You’re not exactly certain why you don’t feel like getting out of bed in the morning and after all, that’s a fairly common feeling isn’t it? The desire to ignore the alarm clock when it goes off and pull the covers over your head and sleep the day away is

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