New research shows just how powerful your imagination can be and how you can tap into this hidden resource to overcome your fears and anxieties.
Female ejaculation is when a woman’s urethra expels fluid during orgasm or sexual arousal. This ejaculation is perfectly normal, and research suggests that it is common but that people do not often talk about it. Learn more here.
Valium and Xanax are both benzodiazepines. As sedatives, they have some uses in treating anxiety, but the two can cause slightly different side effects and interactions, and both can result in dependency and withdrawal. Learn more about the differences between Valium and Xanax here.
The largest study of its kind examines the brains of people living with obsessive-compulsive disorder and offers new insights into the condition.
In this month's letter, Managing Editor Honor talks mental well-being during the holiday season. How does the MNT editorial team alleviate festive stress?
People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can also experience severe anxiety. A new trial puts to the test an effective coping strategy.
People have used passionflower for medicinal purposes for centuries. In this article, learn how it may help reduce anxiety and improve sleep. We also cover the possible risks.
Massaging the feet is an easy way to relax and help reduce aches and pains. In this article, learn about simple foot massage techniques that a person can carry out on themselves or others.
Although many of us look forward to the holiday season, we know it can be a stressful time. Here, we offer some simple ways to reduce the stress.
People who experience lightheadedness feel dizzy or faint. This sensation is particularly common after standing up too quickly. Learn about the other possible causes and treatment options in this article.
Thai massage is an ancient practice wherein a practitioner will bend a person's body into different poses. Learn about the benefits and possible side effects of Thai massage, as well as what the research says about it, here.
There are four major types of anxiety medication as well as other drugs that a doctor may prescribe off-label. Learn about how they work and the possible side effects here.
By measuring the brain activity of participants across a series of days, scientists have encountered the neural signature of low mood in anxious brains.
Hyperventilation refers to fast breathing. The most common cause is fear or anxiety, but underlying medical conditions may also contribute to hyperventilation. Learn more here.
Anxiety disorders involve a disproportionate emotional and physical reaction to stressful or even neutral life events and daily living. Treatment for anxiety is normally effective, combining psychotherapy, medication, and self-management.
Computerized therapy of spider phobia was more effective when exposure to spider images occurred during, rather than between, heartbeats, a study revealed.
New research has revealed a brain region called the nucleus reuniens that is responsible for suppressing the fear response in rodents.
New research examines the trends in mental health diagnoses among U.S. college students and finds significant increases in anxiety and depression.
Anxiety is a normal emotion that causes increased alertness, fear, and physical signs, such as a rapid heart rate. What cause the normal reaction of anxiety to develop into an anxiety disorder? Read on to learn about the causes, risk factors, and diagnostic process.
Anxiety is a normal emotion that causes increased alertness, fear, and physical signs, such as a rapid heart rate. However, when anxiety reactions become an on-going emotional state or out of proportion to the event that caused it, a person may have anxiety disorder. Read on to learn about the types and treatments.
If you are stressed, worried or nervous, the distinction between anxiety disorders and "normal" anxiety is not always very clear. Everyone gets stressed and anxious from time to time from situations such as public speaking or having financial worries. However, for some people, this stress and anxiety becomes so forceful it can take over their lives. Anxiety comes in many different forms - panic attacks, phobia, and social anxiety. Although these symptoms can cause an overwhelming feeling of fear, apprehension and panic, there are several methods of relief that can work for you.Subscribe to Anxiety-Panic feed