When you are having an anxiety attack, your palms get sweaty, your heartbeat rises, your blood pressure goes up and you may even experience pain in your chest. Once the anxiety-causing situation passes, your heart rate slows down, blood pressure drops and chest pains disappear. The symptoms of anxiety disorder are often short-lived and harmless. But one… Continue reading Can Anxiety Cause High Blood Pressure?
One of the best natural remedies for anxiety anxiety and stress is to pop a pill or two. However, anti-anxiety pills can lead to other complications such as sleep loss, lack of concentration and withdrawal symptoms. Studies published in leading journals like the Journal of the American Medical Association and New England Journal of Medicine… Continue reading Best Natural Remedies for Anxiety
Everyday events in life can cause anxiety. Having a one-on-one with your boss, going on a blind date, taking part in a competition… any event that is uncertain or out of your control can make you anxious. However, there are times when that anxiety takes control over you, leaving you a complete wreck. And you… Continue reading How to Stop an Anxiety Attack Using Self-Help Techniques
There is an ancient Swahili proverb that says “When elephants fight it is the grass that suffers”. This same can be said of divorce. Divorce is a common phenomenon nowadays and does not carry the same stigma it once used to. Still, when parents divorce, it is the children who suffer the most. Effects of… Continue reading Effects of Divorce on Children and Coping with Them
We have all been in situations that make us anxious – perhaps going to the dentist or getting interviewed by a panel of CEOs for a top job or preparing to make a speech in front of a huge crowd. These feelings of unease or nervousness are usually normal when you are facing a threatening… Continue reading What Does a Panic Attack Feel Like