Anxiety & Panic Disorders

Is your anxiety so severe that it affects your daily life? An anxiety disorder occurs when someone’s fear or worries keeps them from participating in activities they love or living a normally functioning life. Nervousness before stressful activities or occasional worry is a normal part of life and can be healthy as it keeps us from making unwise decisions or getting into unsafe situations. However, if your fear consumes you, keeps you from performing normal activities or results in panic attacks you may have an anxiety disorder. Panic disorders accompanied by panic attacks can be so severe those diagnosed would rather stay at home than risk being in public or in an unsafe situation when an attack occurs.
Anxiety disorders affect as many as 4-10% of the population, but most are highly treatable! Learn more about the symptoms of anxiety disorders or panic disorders. Also find treatment methods and ways to cope with feelings of extreme anxiety as well as helping a loved one with a disorder.

Germ Phobia Treatment: A Look at the Most Effective Therapies

Are you a mysophobic? You may be more familiar with the term ‘germaphobe.’ Whatever the word, if the fear of germs has you washing your hands repeatedly and avoiding people and objects, read this article. Learn about effective germ phobia treatments and stop allowing this fear to control your life.

Phobia of People – Tips on How to Conquer Your Fear

Social phobia is a condition that causes overwhelming anxiety and fear, especially the fear of being judged by others. Fortunately, you don’t have to suffer endlessly. There are treatments that can help you conquer your phobia of people allowing you to enjoy social settings.

CBT and Anxiety Disorders

Learn how Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) empowers the patient to overcome their negative thoughts patterns, emotions, and change their behavioral patterns. CBT is one of the most widely used therapies for anxiety as well as being one of the most empirically supported treatment systems.

What are the Most Common Phobias?

Common phobias such as a fear of the dark are typically outgrown by adulthood. However, there are some people who go through their entire life with a phobia. Read on to find out more about some common phobias.

Kymophobia: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Kymophobia creates an intense, enduring, and irrational fear in people. Like all specific phobias, an external trigger brings about the anxiety and dread that can manifest both physically and mentally. So let’s take a close look at the nature, causes, and treatments to better understand it.