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Failing to conceive can cause irreparable damage to a woman's psychology, says a new study. Among women, who have not been able to conceive, anxiety can easily set in. Hence, immediate counselling should be offered for the lack of it can cause acute anxiety disorders.

Who knew that the volume of brain could reduce? As unbelievable as it may sound, the new facts suggest that when we stress a lot over situations or issues, some volume of our brain cells is reduced leading to other impairments.

Studies and research have concluded that the natural fears associated with a natural child birth can lead to some form of PTSD and in rare cases, even full-blown PTSD. Researchers are now analyzing the data that may help them find clinical remedies to this problem.

Discovery of a gene that prevents the brain cells in times of stress to be responsible for PTSD has come as a shock to many in the field of medicine. Researchers are now investigating as to what degree does it contribute to the state of PTSD.

Green tea is perhaps the only health drink in the world to which the phrase "excess of anything is bad" does not apply. What exactly is it about its magical leaves that has such a potent effect on human health. We try to investigate.

Surprisingly, someone who has PTSD can actually exhibit the same unhealthy behaviors that are usually seen in a person with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder or panic disorder. Can being exposed to a traumatic event make an anxiety disorder worse? This article will provide the answer to that question and more.

If you have an anxiety disorder such as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) or panic disorder, you may wonder if it's worth it to get treated by a professional. Sometimes it can seem like recovery is impossible, and no one can guarantee you a cure. Are you better off trying to work through it on your own, or is it worth it to talk to a therapist or physician about your struggle?

Anyone who has struggled with an anxiety disorder can tell you how difficult it is to cope. Things become even more serious when the anxiety leads to something else, like depression. When an anxiety disorder becomes too much to bear or is coupled with another illness, people may turn to drugs to escape. Learn how specialists treat people who suffer with anxiety and addiction.

Today, most people know what Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is and why it needs to be treated. But it's not as common to hear about Acute Stress Disorder (ASD), which is essentially a short-term version of PTSD. Treating ASD before it becomes full blown PTSD is important. Here's how researchers predicted who would develop the more serious illness.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder can manifest itself in a variety of ways. You may have heard of people with the disorder being fixated on certain numbers and patterns or keeping their house completely sterile. A new study shows that people who have OCD may also have some problems showing their emotions. Read more to learn why researchers think OCD and emotional expression may be linked.
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