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Brain study probes molecular origins of anxiety
Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

By studying young monkeys, scientists have identified the first of what they believe to be many brain molecules with a causal role in anxiety.

Physical fitness may help prevent depression, anxiety
Posted on Sunday August 11, 2019

Although exercise can improve mental health, little is known about whether physical fitness can reduce the risk of developing mental health conditions.

What causes tingling in the head?
Posted on Wednesday August 07, 2019

Many things can cause tingling sensations in the head, from respiratory infections to multiple sclerosis. Read about these and more causes in this article.

Is this red wine compound the future of depression treatment?
Posted on Saturday August 03, 2019

Resveratrol, a compound that occurs in red wine, appears to relieve anxiety and depression symptoms in mice. A recent study delves into the details.

Burnout: Facing the damage of 'chronic workplace stress'
Posted on Friday August 02, 2019

Burnout is a common occurrence among modern day workers. But what is it, why does it happen, and how can we overcome it? This Spotlight feature explores.

False missile alert may have 'benefited' people with anxiety
Posted on Tuesday July 30, 2019

A surprising new study finds that the false alarm of a missile strike issued a year ago in Hawaii benefited people with high day-to-day anxiety.

Music may replace sedatives for treating pre-op anxiety
Posted on Sunday July 28, 2019

Comparing the effects of sedatives with those of soothing music in people with preoperative anxiety suggests that the latter could replace the former.

Top 10 evidence based supplements for anxiety
Posted on Monday July 22, 2019

Previous research has shown that some natural supplements — including vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, and herbal remedies such as valerian and chamomile — can help relieve the symptoms of anxiety. We explore the evidence for these supplements here.

What to know about waking up with anxiety
Posted on Saturday July 20, 2019

A person may wake up with anxiety due to an underlying psychological condition, a chronic health issue, or a more temporary cause. Counseling and coping strategies can often help improve symptoms. Learn more about waking up with anxiety here.

What can cause a tingling sensation on the scalp?
Posted on Friday July 19, 2019

A tingling sensation on the scalp, called paresthesia, can arise for many reasons, including nerve issues, anxiety, infections, hair loss, and skin irritation. Not all types of paresthesia are unpleasant. Learn more here.