Old age mental health

Posted by on Jun 6, 2017 in Old age mental health | 0 comments

But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain was born and I will give you a complete account of the system, and expound the actual teachings of the great explorer of the truth, the master-builder of human happiness. No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, because it is pleasure, but because those who do not know how to pursue pleasure rationally encounter consequences that are...

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Can anxiety disorders cause depression?

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Anxiety disorders | 0 comments

While anxiety and depression are two very different conditions, they often go hand in hand. Although anxiety does not cause depression, it can lead to it. Anxiety can be treated with anti-depressant medication which causes confusion because people then wonder if they are in fact depressed. This is not necessarily the case, because feelings of depression will lift when the anxiety is brought under control. What is anxiety? The symptoms vary from...

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What is depression and how is it treated?

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Depression | 0 comments

Do you find yourself in a psychological black hole that you can’t seem to get out of? Has your outlook on life faded from vibrant color to black and white? Do you no longer enjoy activities that used to bring you pleasure? You may be suffering from depression. Depression is a mental health disorder characterized by a persistent low mood, lasting longer than two weeks and up to 6 – 8 months. We all experience mood fluctuations, even grieving...

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What do anxiety and panic disorders look like in children?

Posted by on Apr 30, 2017 in Anxiety disorders | 0 comments

At a basic level anxiety is a form of stress. This is particularly so in today’s modern world where there are many factors that can cause anxiety in children. Factors which were probably not around a mere twenty or thirty years ago. With the abuse of the internet and social media our children are exposed to a whole new level of anxiety-causing situations. What is anxiety? Anxiety is a natural reaction in the body that takes place when you are...

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Natural treatments for anxiety and panic disorders

Posted by on Apr 22, 2017 in Anxiety disorders | 0 comments

According to the National Institute of Mental Health around 18% of the adult population in the US suffers from some form of anxiety disorder in a given year. Anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorder, social anxiety disorder and phobias. Anxiety and panic disorders can wreak havoc on your daily life. The smallest task to complete can appear like a mountain to climb, sapping you of energy and making you feel...

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