Shortness of breath is one possible symptom of anxiety. In this article, we look at why anxiety causes this symptom, how to tell whether it is the cause, and treatments.
New research suggests socially stressful experiences that occurred in the past leave a long lasting print on genes and health in monkeys and humans.
Relaxation techniques can, paradoxically, provoke anxiety in some people, and a new study suggests that this is because relaxation interrupts worrying.
Xanax is a benzodiazepine, a class of drug that treats anxiety and panic disorders. It usually takes less than an hour to kick in and has a calming, relaxing effect. Learn more here.
Xanax is a benzodiazepine that treats anxiety and panic disorders. This article looks at how long its effects last, when the drug expires, what withdrawal is like, and other factors to consider.
Emotional freedom technique (EFT) is a method to reduce anxiety, stress, PTSD, and depression. It involves tapping specific points on the face and body. Here, we discuss the uses and effectiveness of EFT tapping and provide instructions on how to do it.
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a common mental health condition in the United States. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options here.
According to newly published research, a drug that helps eradicate fear could boost the effectiveness of a common PTSD treatment.
Social anxiety can have a crucial impact on a person’s well-being and quality of life. Read this Spotlight feature for tips on how to manage it.
Certain situations and events can be anxiety triggers for some people. Strategies are available to help people avoid triggers and get their anxiety under control. Learn more here.