Emily's Articles for Anxiety Remedies

 

Cigarettes for Anxiety

Cigarettes for anxiety seem to be a solution for many anxiety sufferers, but, unfortunately, they really aren’t a great idea. Some interesting new studies have recently shown that up to 50% of cigarettes are smoked by people who already have anxiety disorders and other personality or mood disorders. This alarming number should lead us to [...]

How to Overcome Nervousness

Learning how to overcome nervousness can take time and effort on your part, but there are lots of tips out there to help you learn how to overcome nervousness. Here are some tips to help you learn how to overcome nervousness before it takes over your life: Reduce overall anxiety levels with relaxation techniques First, [...]

Cure for Panic Attacks

Is there really a cure for panic attacks? Charles Linden, the creator of the Linden Method, thinks so. This former panic attack and anxiety sufferer thinks that the real cause of panic attacks are changes in the amygdala, one of the emotional centers of the brain. Even though the amygdala can trigger panic attacks because [...]

Natural Remedies for GAD

Are you looking for natural remedies for GAD so that you don’t have to treat your GAD with medications? Medications for GAD can indeed have side effects that are almost as bad as the problem itself, so many people who have generalized anxiety disorder look for natural remedies for GAD before they turn to medications. [...]

Depersonalization

Depersonalization is actually something that most people feel at one point or another, even though it’s considered an anomaly. You’ve probably experienced depersonalization at some point in your life, in fact. Basically, this is the sense that you’re watching yourself act or think. You’re an outside observer of your own life, or you may feel [...]

Constant Worrying

Constant worrying may seem normal to you. Maybe you think you’re just a worrywart sort of person, or you just think it’s normal to be concerned over everyday things. However, constant worrying is actually a huge problem, and it may even be the symptom of an anxiety disorder. When is constant worrying a problem, and [...]

Marijuana Withdrawal Anxiety

Marijuana withdrawal anxiety can be a huge stumbling block to marijuana addicts who want to kick the habit. I’ve experienced MWA many times when I used to vaporize weed (my favorite strain was Purple Kush). One recent study from the National Institute on Drug Abuse in Baltimore looked at 500 marijuana smokers who tried to [...]

Alcohol Withdrawal Anxiety

Alcohol withdrawal anxiety is a common problem among recovering alcoholics, and it may be one of the reasons that some alcoholics never find the courage to quit. Recent research is showing that alcoholism and anxiety are heavily linked, although many alcoholics start drinking in order to quell basic anxious thoughts and fears. For some people, [...]

OCD and Anxiety

OCD and anxiety are related, but they aren’t the same thing. While OCD and anxiety have similar symptoms, OCD is just one of many different anxiety disorders. Learning about how OCD and anxiety disorders are similar and different can help you determine which disorder you might be struggling with. However, it’s always important not to [...]

Anxiety and Suicide

What are the links between anxiety and suicide? They’re deep and surprising, according to a few new studies. While suicide has long been linked to more “severe” mental disorders, such as depression and schizophrenia, anxiety and suicide are being linked now more than ever. Of course, not everyone with anxiety will commit or attempt suicide, [...]

Postpartum Anxiety

Postpartum anxiety is less talked about than postpartum depression, but the two often go hand in hand, affecting the same women or even sharing symptoms. Postpartum anxiety is unfortunately very common, and it’s linked to the serious hormonal changes that take place in a woman’s body just after she’s given birth. This type of anxiety [...]

Cigarettes and Anxiety

Cigarettes and anxiety have long been linked. After all, who doesn’t know a smoker who has tried to quit and has given up because of anxiety levels rising? The question, though, is how cigarettes and anxiety are related. Scientists and psychologists are now starting to focus on answering questions about the relationship between cigarettes and [...]

Chest Pain From Anxiety

Chest pain from anxiety can be one of the scariest physical symptoms of anxiety. If you’re experiencing chest pain from anxiety, you may actually think you’re having a heart attack, which is one reason that panic attacks, which often cause shortness of breath and chest pain, are so scary. Some anxiety sufferers will experience acute [...]

Panic Disorder

Do you think you might have panic disorder or know someone who does? This type of disorder is relatively common, and it’s nothing to be too worried about as long as you get proper treatment. However, some people with panic disorder don’t get treatment quickly enough because they don’t understand the problem, are embarrassed, or [...]

Sex and Anxiety

Ever wondered about how sex and anxiety are related? Well, in truth, they’re related in both good and bad ways. Sex and anxiety and go together – meaning you get anxious about sex – or they can be opposites. Recent studies actually show that you can diffuse anxiety by having more sex! Here’s what you [...]

Emotional Anxiety

What makes emotional anxiety such a problem for so many people? These days, more and more people seem to be experiencing emotional anxiety disorders like Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Personally, I think it has a lot to do with all the stress that’s present in our world, along with the fact that we typically are under-exercised [...]

Anxiety Relief Tips

Anxiety relief tips, when you put them into practice during your entire life, can help you relieve anxiety on a regular basis. Sometimes, the best way to get over serious anxiety problems is to simply manage anxiety bit by bit, chipping away at your anxiety levels and keeping them low over time so that you [...]

How to Be Fearless

Learning how to be fearless can be a big step in overcoming anxiety and living a bolder, more satisfying life. If you’re wondering how to be fearless, here’s the advice I have for you: First, realize that not all fear is bad Humans are made with a fear reaction for a reason! This reaction is [...]

Public Speaking Anxiety

One of the most common forms of social anxiety disorder is public speaking anxiety. Many people don’t really enjoy speaking in public, but those with a true public speaking anxiety exhibit serious anxiety symptoms when asked to speak in public. They may avoid all situations where they need to speak in public or give a [...]

Homeopathic Anxiety Remedies

Homeopathic anxiety remedies come in many forms. Some are herbal remedies, but others are simply food-based. Since I’ve already written about herbal anxiety remedies, I’d like to focus here on some food-based homeopathic anxiety remedies that are totally safe to use at home. These remedies are great because they don’t involve any potential side effects [...]

Why Does Anxiety Happen?

Why does anxiety happen? This is a common question asked by anxiety sufferers everywhere. If you’re seeking an answer to the question, “Why does anxiety happen?” you’re certainly not alone. There are several underlying causes of anxiety, but normally those who suffer from severe anxiety do so for a combination of reasons and causes. Here [...]

Mysophobia

Mysophobia is the overactive fear of germs or contamination. This particular phobia is often associated with OCD, since many people who have one also have the other and since some of the symptoms of the two are similar. Mysophobia, like other phobias, can lead to social isolation and other problems, but it can be overcome. [...]

Coping with Anxiety

Coping with anxiety can be surprisingly difficult, depending on the type of anxiety you’re working with. If you just have general anxiety, there are lots of different methods for coping available to you. Some are simple, and others are a little more complicated. If you have mild anxiety, you may be able to learn some [...]

How to Stop Worrying

Wondering how to stop worrying? There are lots of great “how to stop worrying” techniques out there that can help you get rid of your worries for good. Worrying a little bit is natural, but if your worries are taking over your life and your mind, it’s a good idea to learn how to stop [...]

Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective?

“Is cognitive behavioral therapy effective?” is a question that many potential CBT users and anxiety sufferers ask. In answer to this question, “Is cognitive behavioral therapy effective?” I can only give you statistics and information about this therapy. No one style of therapy suits every single person, though this particular type of therapy has shown [...]

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy has been shown to be one of the most effective treatments for mood disorders and anxiety disorders. This type of therapy is probably not what you think of when you think about traditional talk therapies, where the patient lies on a comfortable couch and spills his guts to the therapist for hours [...]

How to Cure a Phobia

Wondering how to cure a phobia? Many people who have a genuine phobia wonder how to cure a phobia. Luckily, there are a couple of great ways for how to cure a phobia. You can learn how to cure a phobia on your own or with the help of a therapist. Chances are likely that [...]

Cure Anxiety Naturally

One of the best ways to cure anxiety naturally is to use aromatherapy blends just for anxiety. There are lots of great aromatherapy blends out there, which can be used in a variety of ways to cure anxiety naturally. Whenever I’m starting to feel a little edgy or uptight, I pull out one of my [...]

How to Cure Anxiety

If you’re wondering how to cure anxiety, you’re certainly not alone. There are thousands of people in the world right now who are suffering from anxiety. Wondering how to cure anxiety isn’t unusual for these people, either. Fortunately, there are plenty of different ways of how to cure anxiety, but one of the best actually [...]

Herbal Remedies for Anxiety

Herbal remedies for anxiety can be a great way to combat anxiety on a daily basis or to just keep your anxiety levels low throughout the day. Some herbal remedies for anxiety can even be used to cure severe panic attacks! These days, more and more research is coming out for homeopathic remedies, such as [...]

Medications for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

One of the interesting things about anxiety medications is that not all anxiety medications work for all conditions related to anxiety. Medications for Generalized Anxiety Disorder are often different from those used to treat panic attack, for instance. But if you have GAD, it’s a good idea to know what medications for Generalized Anxiety Disorder [...]

Medications for Anxiety

While medications for anxiety don’t often solve the underlying problem with anxiety – your thought patterns – they can help correct hormonal imbalances and make anxiety less pressing. If you decide to take medications for anxiety, it’s a good idea to know what’s out there. It’s also a good idea to consider therapy and coping [...]

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Do you feel anxious, worried or tense almost all the time? Do you feel anxious even when you know, in the back of your mind, that there’s really nothing to feel anxious about? Does your anxiety level interfere with your relationships and your everyday life? If your answer is yes to these questions, you may [...]

Social Anxiety

Social anxiety is a common problem, and it’s not something to be ashamed of if you’re suffering from it. However, social anxiety can really wreck your life if you let it, so it’s important to make sure you know how to deal with social anxiety when it arises. Here’s what you need to know about [...]

Stop Anxiety Naturally

Many people who suffer from anxiety want to stop anxiety naturally, rather than turning to potentially harmful medications that can often cause more problems than they stop. If you, too, want to stop anxiety naturally, there are lots of ways to do it. For instance, eating a healthy, balanced diet can stop anxiety naturally by [...]

How to Stop Anxiety

If you’re wondering how to stop anxiety, you’re certainly not alone. There are three million people in America today who suffer from the most acute form of anxiety – panic disorder – but there are many, many more for whom anxiety is just a lingering presence woven throughout almost every day. I used to be [...]

How to Stop Panic Attacks

If you’re wondering how to stop panic attacks, you’re certainly not alone. There are about three million Americans who suffer from panic disorders right now! How to stop panic attacks is certainly at the top of all of their lists. Unfortunately, scientists are still researching how to stop panic attacks for good, but with these [...]

Panic Attacks

Panic attacks, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, are actually quite prevalent. Panic disorder, which often leads to panic attacks, affects millions of people in the world – about 2.7% of adults in the US, and about 2.3% of children aged thirteen to eighteen. About 47% of the adults who have panic disorder [...]

Deep Breathing Exercises

Deep breathing exercises are a must-have in any anxiety-sufferers home treatment arsenal. If you’re suffering from anxiety on a regular basis, deep breathing exercises can help dramatically. They work in several different ways. Here’s what research says deep breathing exercises can do for you: Lower blood pressure Boost energy Increase oxygen levels Boost digestion Release [...]

Anxiety Exercises

Anxiety exercises can be a helpful way to combat anxiety on a daily basis. For many anxiety sufferers, myself included, it’s possible to get rid of anxiety slowly by continually being aware when it starts to build up and by learning to use anxiety exercises to get rid of it. The anxiety exercises that work [...]

Breathing Exercises for Anxiety

Breathing exercises for anxiety can be incredible helpful. While breathing exercises for anxiety can seem strange or difficult at first, they’re one of the most helpful ways to combat anxiety and anxiety attacks. Learning breathing exercises for anxiety will take some practice, and you’ll probably want to practice a few different types of breathing to [...]