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What To Do For Anxiety?

Apr 22, 2015

It’s not always an easy question to ask if you’re the one experiencing it, but once you do, you’ve already taken the first courageous step towards making positive change.  As a rule of thumb, just about anyone who practices medicine will tell you to try the least invasive treatment first.  In this article, we’ll share with you steps to consider as you set out for overcoming anxiety and moving forward.

First things first, give yourself some positivity for being solution oriented.  You’re no longer practicing avoidance, ignorance, or “playing through the pain.”  It’s easy to forget to acknowledge the small victories.  Giving yourself permission to focus on your efforts at moving forward, rather than focusing only on the problem, will help create more positive momentum.

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How to Decrease Anxiety

Apr 01, 2015

 Anxiety is a self-fulfilling prophesy much of the time.  You start feeling anxious about something and worry about how it’s going to turn out.  Your thoughts fixate on that one thing, often with a negative, worst case scenario ending up as the end result.  Before you know it, you are all wound up and can’t escape from your anxiety.

When you’re experiencing anxiety, it’s hard to think clearly. ...
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What is a Panic Attack?

Mar 25, 2015

Have you ever experienced a sudden onset of anxiety that nearly floored you?  Did it seem to come out of nowhere?  You may have experienced symptoms such as your heart rate increasing rapidly and pounding within your chest.  Your hands may have started shaking.  In your head, irrational thoughts of “losing it” or dying may have taken over.  Chances are, if this has happened to you, you may have experienced...
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Tracing Combat Stress Through History

May 29, 2014

Post Traumatic Stress is not a new experience pertaining to modern warfare in the War on Terror, however it can be traced throughout all of recorded history.  In this article, we’ll discuss some examples Combat Stress and PTS dating back to ancient history through the American Civil War.

History Of PTSD

There is evidence of PTS in historical literature going as far back as Ancient Greece, as documented by...
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Anxious for Anything?

May 22, 2014

I’m sure you’re familiar with the statistic that more people are afraid of public speaking than dying, meaning that they’d rather be in the casket than giving the eulogy.  Public speaking brings out the best in some of us and the worst in others, causing extreme feelings of vulnerability and the need to captivate and perform.  Sometimes a simple PRN (you only take it when you need it) medication...
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