What’s With Your Anxiety?

Did you know that the US has the third highest rate of anxiety?   What is it? Is it our lifestyle or is it our brains?   Lifestyle Our community ideals promote a lifestyle that is so focused on reaching a goal, and with that goal comes a promise of happiness. What we don’t consider…
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Daily Stress And Traumatic Incidents Exacerbated By Anxiety

It is undeniable that anxiety is a condition that many individuals suffer from. For those who live with anxiety, life can seem too overwhelming. The constant worrying and stress can be too much to bear.   Changes in the brain It is understood that people with anxiety have lower levels of the inhibitory neurotransmitter, GABA…
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Fast-Paced Lifestyle Compromising Our Mental Health?

6AM: Alarm goes off 6AM-7:30 AM: Get ready for school and eat breakfast if lucky 8AM: Class begins 8AM-2:30PM: Finally done with classes! 2:30PM-5PM: Work 5PM-7PM: Dinner and Homework 7PM-8PM: Group project/club meeting 8PM-?: Homework/Studying This is just a glimpse into my daily schedule. I barely have time to process what I just did before…
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A Look At Anxiety

What is anxiety? Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. Anxiety plays a profound role in the impact of psychologically stressful events on physiological, behavioral, and cognitive responses. Stressful events can be anything, such as tests, recitals, or interviews. They are several types of anxiety that we…
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Anxiety And Addiction: The Formation Of Destructive Connections In The Brain

             Individuals with anxiety already suffer from a debilitating disorder; those with both addiction and anxiety have it much worse.   Anxiety is typically caused by extremely stressful events in someone’s life, and while some people learn to cope with the stress, others are never able to fully recover, and…
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