anxiety and panic attacks

They say knowledge is power, and when it comes to mental health, the same holds true! Educating yourself on mental health conditions like Generalized Anxiety Disorder and depression can help you to recognize key signs and symptoms in yourself and in your loved ones. Read how some communities are using knowledge to promote good mental health.

Anxiety is a state of mind and body that we must all learn to control. Feeling some anxiety is normal in many situations, but sometimes it can be harmful. Find out how students can feel calm during stressful exams.

If you feel stressed and worn out by the summer heat, you may want to try some fun and healthy exercises. Exercising can make you feel more confident and more relaxed. It can even help you to sleep better! If you want to know more about exercise activities you can do this summer, read more here.

Believe it or not, our way of thinking can have a tremendous effect on how we feel. People who are highly negative tend to be at a higher risk for developing depression, a very serious mental health illness. Find out what a study shows about depression, negativity, and how we influence the people around us.

For many people who have Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, the idea of taking drugs long-term is very unappealing. What if there's a better way to cope with symptoms of OCD? Read what new research is showing about effective treatments.

When it comes to panic attacks, most people describe them in the same way: frightening and unpredictable. But what if there was a common tool you could use to treat them effectively? One man has done exactly that.

How do you explain to someone what it feels like to have OCD? And do you even want to tell people, or do you feel embarrassed by your condition? Read an encouraging account from a successful woman with OCD here.

Mental health conditions tend to run in families. But could two seemingly unrelated illnesses have a common link? Find out about it here!

Researchers have long suspected a link between depression and a number of physical ailments. But people with an anxiety disorder may also be at a higher risk for some physical health conditions. Read more details here.

There are a variety of shocking events that can cause Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: war, divorce, a bad car accident. But what about childbirth? Can a risky pregnancy really lead to PTSD?
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