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Relaxation makes worriers more anxious
Posted on Monday October 14, 2019

Relaxation techniques can, paradoxically, provoke anxiety in some people, and a new study suggests that this is because relaxation interrupts worrying.

What are the links between alcohol and anxiety?
Posted on Wednesday October 09, 2019

Many people use alcohol to reduce anxiety, but it can end up making anxiety worse in the long term. Learn about the link between alcohol and anxiety, and tips for coping here.

What to know about Xanax overdose
Posted on Thursday October 03, 2019

Taking too much Xanax can cause mild to serious side effects, and taking other drugs along with Xanax can increase the risk of overdose. Learn about the symptoms, risks, and treatments of a Xanax overdose here.

What to know about pressure in the head
Posted on Thursday October 03, 2019

Here, we describe causes and treatments for a feeling of pressure in the head. Some underlying issues, such as sinus infections, are common and easy to treat. Learn more here.

What does Xanax feel like?
Posted on Wednesday October 02, 2019

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.

Reasons for not losing weight on a keto diet
Posted on Friday September 27, 2019

The keto diet involves restricting carbohydrate intake to encourage the body to burn fat instead of glucose. This article outlines 10 reasons why a person may not lose weight despite following the keto diet.

How long does Xanax last?
Posted on Friday September 27, 2019

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.

Anxiety: Are mitochondria involved?
Posted on Friday September 27, 2019

Scientists link stress to disruptions in energy metabolism in mice and humans who have panic disorder, a form of anxiety disorder.

A guide to EFT tapping
Posted on Thursday September 26, 2019

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.

6 evidence based ways to calm down
Posted on Thursday September 26, 2019

Feeling unable to control worry, fear, anxiety, or other negative emotions is something that many people experience. In this article, learn how to calm down in these situations.