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Natural Approaches for Easing Anxiety

  • Posted on: 18 September 2009
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Do you find yourself worrying or anxious sometimes? Try these 7 tips to reduce stress and achieve a greater sense of calm.
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Do you find yourself worrying or anxious sometimes? Try these 7 tips to reduce stress and achieve a greater sense of calm.
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women sitting on the couch with teaIf you suspect you have an anxiety disorder, I urge you to get the appropriate diagnosis and treatment from a mental health professional. But in addition to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and medication, there are some things you can do on your own to enhance your treatment.

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Could New 'Talk Therapy' Cut Cost of Treating Depression?

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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A simpler and less expensive form of talk therapy is as effective as the gold-standard treatment—cognitive behavioral therapy—for treating depression in adults, a new study suggests.
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A simpler and less expensive form of talk therapy is as effective as the gold-standard treatment—cognitive behavioral therapy—for treating depression in adults, a new study suggests.

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FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News)—A simpler and less expensive form of talk therapy is as effective as the gold-standard treatment—cognitive behavioral therapy—for treating depression in adults, a new study suggests.

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Are 'Workaholics' Prone to OCD, Anxiety?

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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Some workaholics may be prone to mental health disorders, compared to folks with greater work-life balance, new research suggests. These disorders may include anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and depression, the study authors said.
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Some workaholics may be prone to mental health disorders, compared to folks with greater work-life balance, new research suggests. These disorders may include anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and depression, the study authors said.

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FRIDAY, June 10, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Some workaholics may be prone to mental health disorders, compared to folks with greater work-life balance, new research suggests.

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Women More Prone to Anxiety Than Men, Review Finds

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
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If you're struggling with anxiety, then odds are you're a woman and you live in either North America or Western Europe. Women are twice as likely to suffer from anxiety as men.
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If you're struggling with anxiety, then odds are you're a woman and you live in either North America or Western Europe. Women are twice as likely to suffer from anxiety as men.

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MONDAY, June 6, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Struggling with anxiety? Then odds are you're a woman and you live in either North America or Western Europe.

That's the conclusion of a new British study that found that women are twice as likely to suffer from anxiety as men.

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5 Surprising Anxiety Triggers

  • Posted on: 12 November 2015
  • By: helen
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Anxiety is a normal part of life, but you want to avoid it when you can. Here are 5 surprising anxiety triggers.
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Anxiety is part of everyday life—something we all occasionally experience. Whether we're faced with making an important decision, preparing to take a test, or dealing with a problem coworker or boss, there it is.

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A Great Benefit to Prenatal Yoga

  • Posted on: 19 March 2015
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Pregnant women battling depression may find that yoga works better than therapy and medication.

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THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that yoga may help ease depression in pregnant women.

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Drink Up Coffee's Health Perks

  • Posted on: 6 November 2013
  • By: Sheryl Kraft
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I first tasted coffee when I was 16. After seeing the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, my date took me to a local IHOP and confidently ordered us both short stacks plus a carafe of coffee.

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Get Some R&R: 5 Free Ideas

  • Posted on: 26 February 2013
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This weekend I plan to treat myself to a little R&R after a long and busy few months. How often do you reward yourself for working hard? Are you worried about leaving your responsibilities and deserting those who rely on you? Well, I’ve got news for you—when you nourish your own body and soul, you’re much more capable of being a source of strength and happiness for others.

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People May Eat More When Headlines Bear Bad News

  • Posted on: 25 January 2013
  • By: BrendaDargan

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Study suggests stressing about tough times unleashes craving for calories

FRIDAY, Jan. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Tough economic times can lead people to eat much more than they normally would, a recent study finds.

So, to cut down on calories, tune out bad news, the study author suggests.

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