We are worried about so many things—work, finances, health problems, etc. But do you know that even children experienced stress? Not only adults become stressed about our worldly problems and activities. Children experiences stress and are more susceptible to a lot of forms of stress due to their age. Many people think that children are never stressed and only love to have fun and play but the truth is that even children become worried about many things and also become physically stressed in school and play. Continue reading
Over 120 million people worldwide suffer from anxiety and debilitating depression. Worrying can be helpful when it spurs you to take action and solve a problem. But if you’re preoccupied with “what ifs” and worst-case scenarios, worry becomes a problem of its own.
Unrelenting doubts and fears are paralyzing, not motivating or productive. They sap your emotional energy, send your anxiety levels soaring, and interfere with your day-to-day life—all this with no positive payoff! The good news is that chronic worrying is a mental habit you can learn how to break. You can train your brain to stay calm and collected and to look at life from a more positive perspective. Continue reading
5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (INN), is a naturally occurring amino acid and chemical precursor as well as metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and melatonin from tryptophan. Tryptophan is an amino acid that converts to 5 HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) which then can convert to serotonin, an important brain chemical involved in mood, behavior, appetite, and sleep. Low serotonin levels may lead to addictive behavior such as gambling or other habits caused by weak will power. Serotonin is known as 5-HT, or 5-hydroxytryptamine, and is found in many places in the body particularly the brain, gastrointestinal system, and blood cells. Once serotonin is made, the pineal gland is able to convert it at night into melatonin, the sleep-inducing hormone. Tryptophan, 5 HTP, and melatonin are available for sale as dietary supplements, but not serotonin. Continue reading
What is an Adult Separation Anxiety Disorder or ASAD? What are the symptoms of Adult Separation Anxiety disorder?
Adult Separation Anxiety Disorder or ASAD is an anxiety disorder of the feeling of continuous and increasing anxiety once they are separated from people, things or places that are familiar or well-known to them. Even though, this affect only a small number of people every year it is still considered as one of the most alarming anxiety disorder in the whole world for this can happen to any individual and can become Continue reading
What is anxiety? Are all people easily affected with anxiety? Are there any foods or activity can help to prevent anxiety?
Anxiety is an emotional condition wherein characterized by emotion of great fear or apprehension. It is a future-oriented disposition order in which one is set to go with the future negative events. Continue reading
Anxiety makes you very unsettled and very distracted in your everyday activities. At some point, it has taken a toll out of your personality as a whole. Somehow, anxiety has really changes you. With this, the various anxiety issues should be given attention. This is to be able to deal with anxiety on various levels and eventually, be able to recognize and prevent anxiety in any scenario you’re in.
Anxiety is a state of mind wherein you have distress over something. This is often seen as an emotion that overwhelms you psychologically, emotionally, and physically. Some people experience this occasionally but others experience this on a daily basis. When this happens, anxiety becomes an anxiety disorder. Anxiety then overpowers your daily life. This is caused by a malfunctioning amygdale (part of the brain that processes anxieties), low levels of neurotransmitter GABA, and stress.
Phobia and Anxiety
A Phobic Disorder is an intense, irrational, specific fear in response to an external object, activity, or situation. Phobia, from the Greek word, Phobos, meaning “fear” or “morbid fear”, is a type of an anxiety Disorder.
An Anxiety disorder is a chronic condition characterized by an excessive persistent of apprehension and fear of the unknown with physical symptoms such as palpilations, sweating, irritability, restlessness and other signs of stress. Anxiety disorders have a variety of biological and environmental causes.