Panic attacks occur when a person experiences a sudden onset of fear and distress. Panic attacks can also happen at night and possibly wake a person from sleep. Learn more about panic attacks that occur at night here.
Cutting is a type of self-harm. Although it can be a challenging habit to break, there are many ways to prevent yourself or others from cutting. Learn about them here.
Some research has suggested that aromatherapy with essential oils may help promote relaxation and relieve anxiety. Learn about the best essential oils for anxiety, as well as how to use them, here.
The 4-7-8 breathing technique, or relaxation breath, is a method for reducing anxiety and promoting sleep. This article covers how to do it, its uses, and apps that can help people practice it.
A new study attempts to unpick the role that glutamate might have in anxiety. The findings could eventually form the basis of more effective treatments.
Excessive, or frequent, yawning can arise from fatigue, anxiety, or an underlying health condition. In this article, we look at the causes and treatments for excessive yawning. We also discuss when to see a doctor.
Until now, the evidence that a healthful diet can ease depression has been inconclusive. But a new review provides a more definitive answer.
Bipolar disorder usually develops in a person’s late teens or early adult years. It may be more difficult to diagnose bipolar in teens because of normal mood changes during puberty. In this article, we look at the signs, causes, and treatment of bipolar in teens.
Acute stress disorder (ASD) is a short-term condition that can develop after a person experiences a traumatic event. Its symptoms are similar to those of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and can include mood changes, negative thoughts, flashbacks of the event, and nightmares. Learn more here.
In the first letter of 2019, Managing Editor Honor highlights the importance of talking about mental health in the workplace and what MNT is doing to open the discussion.
Being in a good relationship offers many benefits, including health-related ones. But, do we need our partner's physical presence to reap those benefits?
Emulsifiers are in many food products. A new study asks whether these chemicals might be having an impact on our physiology and psychology.
Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year — is there any science behind it, or is it just a myth that has gained too much momentum over time?
Having experienced a serious brain injury at just 26 years old, I developed aphasia. This is the story of my recovery, and how I relearned everything.
A recent study demonstrates that being bullied can have long-lasting effects on the structure of the brain, raising the risk of mental health problems.
Emerging evidence suggests that experiencing negative moods often may put our health in danger by affecting inflammation levels in our bodies.
In this month's letter, Managing Editor Honor talks about the importance of stepping back to appreciate the smaller things in life.
There are many ways to help balance hormones, including managing stress and maintaining healthful sleep, exercise, and dietary habits. Learn more about natural ways to balance hormones here.
New research investigates the physical health risks associated with anxiety and depression and compares them with those of smoking and obesity.
Kava kava is an herbal remedy that people use to relieve anxiety and promote sleep. However, there are concerns about its safety, as research suggests that it can cause serious liver damage. In this article, we will discuss the safety, uses, possible benefits, and best dosage of kava kava.
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