Why Do You Have Anxiety Disorder?

I bet you’ve asked yourself that question over and over, yet you still have no idea why you have anxiety disorder. As a former anxiety sufferer, I can tell you that in all likelihood, you are too obsessed with the disorder to find the solution. That’s what happened to me. I spent hours studying every sensation, every emotion, every strange twinge and every weird feeling that passed through my body and mind. I was sure I was going to lose control over my actions. Perhaps I shouldn’t confess this to you, but at one point, I was afraid I would lose […]

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Treating Anxiety Disorder – Your First Step To A Cure

Not that long ago, anyone suffering from emotional or mental illness like anxiety disorder had to hide away from society for fear of being locked away. There was no way of treating anxiety disorder back then. Things have changed significantly since, but the embarrassment surrounding anxiety disorder still causes some sufferers to deny its existence. The good news is that the disorder is extremely common; in fact, one in 10 people have anxiety disorder to some degree. More people are seeking help and getting it. If you are reluctant to accept that you have an anxiety disorder, know that you […]

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Having An Anxiety Attack? Blame It On Your Amygdala

“The what?” you ask. For many years, scientists have known that this little gland in the brain called the Amygdala is directly responsible for our anxiety. Have you ever wondered what causes your body to produce more adrenalin, your heart to pound and your head to spin when you suddenly find yourself in a dangerous situation? A typical one you’ve probably experienced is in a near-miss traffic accident. Nothing sends your heart pounding faster than an accident that you missed by the skin of your teeth. This is how the Amygdala is supposed to work. It’s your body’s anxiety switch […]

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5 Major Anxiety Disorders – A Quick Overview

Anxiety disorders can be confusing to some people. How do you tell one from another? You might be wondering which is which, since there are several different types of anxiety disorder. Generalized anxiety disorder is just one form of anxiety. Others include obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, agoraphobia and numerous other phobias. Those are specific to a particular issue. Let’s go over each one briefly.  Obsessive compulsive disorder In this disorder, you tend to repeat certain actions because your mind sends you messages that you haven’t done it right or forgot to do it. Do you go back and check […]

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