How sleep and anxiety drugs linked to Dementia?

According to NHS, at least one out of three people have constant bouts of insomnia and these people resort to sleeping pills or anxiety pills. However, a new research by the French team says that these medications such as Valium and Xanax, meant for psychiatric treatments could trigger early onset of Dementia. Many elderly people […]

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Easing Your Dental Anxiety

One very common type of anxiety that doesn’t often get a lot of attention is dental anxiety, or, put more simply, discomfort with visits to dental offices. Typically, people think of this problem as something that children suffer from on occasion and eventually grow out of, and often this is the case. However, it is […]

How anxiety can cause disturbances in relationships?

Physical fitness is often emphasized upon. Weight loss remains on the minds of people forever and it is a topic of endless discussions among people but beyond the importance of physical fitness, mental well being is often ignored. People fail to take note of the symptoms of a mental disorder or these are ignored as a part […]

Tips and Techniques for Overcoming Procrastination

Procrastination is the  behavioral tendency to either avoiding  a  task altogether  or deferring  it to a later, often unspecified time.  The origin of the term is derived from the Latin ‘pro’  (forward) and ‘crastinus’ (of tomorrow) so the word procrastination means ‘to put off until tomorrow’. Consequences Procrastination has been considered a self handicapping behavior […]

Fear of dying in children and how to deal with it

The fear of death is a relatively complicated type of phobia that is professionally referred to as Thanatophobia. Some people fear the actual death and some fear being dead and it can greatly affect one’s life if not well taken care of because death is part of the human life just like birth is. This kind […]

Social Anxiety in new moms and help

Being a new mom is exciting and terrifying. There are so many new things to look forward to. But there are also many things that can be scary. I don’t know any parents that feel that they have everything under control. Even parents with lots of kids can feel like they still don’t know what […]

How teachers can handle separation anxiety

Leaving your child at preschool will most likely be the first time you leave them in a strange place. They don’t want you to go. Their anxiety pulls at your heart. You know their actions won’t go on for ever, but that first time is always the hardest. You can learn some strategies so your […]

BuSpar for Anxiety

BuSpar is the trade name for Buspirone, an ethical anxiolytic drug (one available by prescription only) that is most commonly used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). It is not known to be effective against other disorders in that class, such as panic attacks or obsessive compulsive disorder. Its use in such cases, therefore, has […]

Overcoming Sexual Performance Anxiety

Sexual Performance anxiety is one of those major hurdles that some people experience, and it is entirely psychological. Generally they are afraid that they cannot measure up in bed to some invisible competition, or they are too concerned about their own shortcomings. Perhaps the person failed to perform a few times and was entirely embarrassed […]

Tips to Overcome Fear of Driving a Car

We all have fears and phobias. Common phobias include heights, drowning, spiders and just about anything you can imagine. While it is human nature to fear something, some phobias are more debilitating than others. A fear of snakes for example, is not that big of a deal for someone who lives in the city. How […]