Category: Anxiety

Anxiety can include feelings of helplessness, confusion, and extreme worry that are out of proportion with the likelihood of feared events. Anxiety can cause physical and emotional symptoms, including panic attacks, and can sometimes be treated with appropriate stress management techniques and drugs.

Anxiety Diet – Avoid Caffeine, Alcohol, and Nicotine

Some people are more sensitive to caffeine and experience adverse reactions, including increased anxiety, nervousness, and sleep problems. And even if caffeine doesn’t make you feel anxious, I encourage you to consider its other...

Anxiety Diet – Avoid Sugar and Control Blood Sugar Swings

Eating refined sugar and other refined, processed carbohydrates, and the resulting excessive fluctuations in blood sugar levels, can contribute to anxiety. Addressing these factors often reduces and sometimes completely alleviates anxiety, nervousness, irritability, and...

How to Figure Out Your Optimum Antianxiety Diet

Although there is much clinical evidence for the benefits of eating this way, food and its effects on mental health have not been studied a great deal until recently. Eating real, whole, good-quality food is...

Characteristics of Anxiety Disorders

Richard was a 19-year-old college freshman majoring in philosophy when he withdrew from school because of incapacitating ritualistic behavior. These rituals included excessive hand washing and showering; ceremonial rituals for dressing and studying; compulsive...