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Energy drinks may cause anxiety, says study
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Consuming energy drinks with the hope of an instant boost could affect an individual’s physical as well as mental health, suggests a study, published recently in the journal Frontiers in Public Health. Examining the currently available scientific evidence about the damage caused by energy drinks, the researchers concluded that one of the major mental health […]

Overcoming anxiety with simple and proven techniques
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“When I was about seven, I was convinced the house was burning down. I could sense it. Not a hallucination, just a tightening in my chest, feeling I couldn’t breathe, like the world was going to end. There were some flare-ups like that, but my anxiety was constant.” Shortly before winning the best actress Oscar […]

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Around a quarter of individuals who engage in chronic marijuana use during early adulthood have experienced anxiety disorders in their childhood and early adolescence, says a Duke University Medical Center study conducted from 1993 to 2015 and published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in October 2017. Additionally, the […]

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A constant feeling of uneasiness along with intrusive and undesirable thoughts that cause sweaty palms and a hazy sense of an impending catastrophe are some of the many ways in which anxiety disorders manifest themselves. Surprisingly, such symptoms are also present in individuals struggling with depressive disorders. According to a study by Nicholas Jacobson and […]

Alcohol second-most popular self-medicating option for people battling social anxiety
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“I was very shy – with strangers – I couldn’t talk to people. And I found if I had a drink, it would loosen me up. The barriers went down and I became very social. That’s what got me started.” These words from iconic American entertainer Richard “Dick” Wayne Van Dyke would shock many people, […]

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“My four-year-old son is queer,” posted a distraught mother on social media. “He loves wearing dresses and dabbling with lipstick.” Her posts attracted all kinds of reactions from empathetic people and strict traditionalists. In fact, a majority of the responses reflected the society’s rigid conventions about gender-nonconforming children, which have made them an object of […]

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Altruism is defined as the behavior of individuals that compels them to help others at their own expense. Studies have shown that altruism in animals is different from that in humans. Animal altruism has to do with one’s fitness or the ability to reproduce, while human altruism has to do with empathy. According to an […]

Anxiety study on flies potentially
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If you went to high school and took a biology class, then you must be aware of the fruit fly, formally known by its scientific name, Drosophila melanogaster. The fruit fly has been used in science classes and genetic laboratories for decades. In fact, “fruit flies share 75% of the genes that cause disease with […]

Individuals with anxiety perceive
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According to a study published last month in the scientific journal Current Biology, individuals with anxiety literally perceive the world differently than people without anxiety. These altered perceptions aren’t only visible in people’s behavior — they’re also visible in their brains. The study Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science, and the Jerusalem Mental Health […]

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Many cannabis users claim that marijuana helps them to feel happier, more relaxed and less anxious. On the other hand, some cannabis users report that marijuana increases their anxiety, depression and paranoia. So, which is it — does marijuana use improve or worsen the symptoms of anxiety and depression? The evidence is conflicting regarding the […]