Mental Health

what is summer seasonal affective disorder

Is Summer Seasonal Affective Disorder a Thing?

Lana del Rey may have the summertime sadness, but she’s not alone. Even though most people consider seasonal affective disorder (SAD) a condition that strikes in winter, the weather can cause changes in mental health in the warmer months as well, causing summer seasonal affective disorder. Researchers already know that weather changes can result in […] Read more…

nocturnal panic attacks and can hormones cause nightmares

Can Hormones Cause Nightmares and Nocturnal Panic Attacks?

Moodiness. Cramps. Acne. Bloating. You already know the less-than-enjoyable side effects that come with your period. And most of the time, they’re tied to the hormonal shifts that happen as you make your way through your monthly cycle. Did you know that these shifts can cause lesser-known symptoms like nocturnal panic attacks too? Surprisingly, a […] Read more…

how to overcome intimidation at the gym and conquer fears

How to Overcome Intimidation at the Gym

Does the thought of stepping foot in the gym result in sweaty palms and stomach butterflies? Many people feel intimidated by the idea of sharing a room with others while working out. But skipping the gym out of fear robs would-be fitness buffs of the healthy body they crave. Many of us are left wondering […] Read more…

can alcohol cause anxiety in women

Can Alcohol Cause Anxiety?

Nearly one-quarter of American women suffer from some form of anxiety disorder. Many of those suffering from such disorders remain undiagnosed by medical professionals, either due to a lack of health insurance coverage, personal factors like long work days or a combination of multiple reasons. This leads many women with undiagnosed anxiety disorders to seek […] Read more…

woman and man: is depression more common in males or females

Is Depression More Common in Males or Females?

More Americans than ever wrestle with depression at least once in their adult lives. Depression tears careers, families and lives apart. Many people suffering from depression do so silently, not wanting to admit their feelings to others. Researchers studying depression discovered a clear link between gender and one’s risk of developing depression. While men and […] Read more…

anxiety symptoms in women

Anxiety Symptoms in Women and Gender Differences in Anxiety Disorders

A racing heart, sweaty palms, a feeling of impending doom — all of these are anxiety symptoms in women. More women than ever experience an anxiety disorder at least once during their lifetimes. For some, coping with anxiety becomes a lifelong battle. More women than men experience anxiety, and researchers have identified multiple gender differences […] Read more…

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