Doctor Mocks And Laughs At Patient Suffering Anxiety Attack

Doctor Mocks And Laughs At Patient Suffering Anxiety Attack

He takes the drug Klonopin for his condition. “He was on medication for his anxiety but was off his meds for two days because he couldn’t get to the pharmacy before it closed,” his father, Donald Bardwell, told The Mercury News. His condition got so bad that he collapsed during a basketball practice on his first day of summer basketball class after suffering a panic attack. So, was rushed to El Maino Hospital in Los Gatos,…

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Depression Isn’t A Choice, It’s A Kind Of Brain Damage

Depression Isn’t A Choice, It’s A Kind Of Brain Damage

After years of debate, researchers finally determined that persistent depression causes brain damage, and not the other way around. Neurologists previously had hypothesized that brain damage was a predisposing factor for chronic depression, but a new study published in Molecular Psychiatry sheds a different light. The study, which consisted of 9,000 individual samples, collected from the ENIGMA group, succeeded in definitively proving a causal relationship between persistent depression and brain damage. Magentic resonance images (MRIs)…

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The Strongest Women Are The Women With Anxiety

The Strongest Women Are The Women With Anxiety

She’s been battling her anxiety for quite some time and she continues to do so with bravery. She’s not a victim of her mental struggle, because she knows in her heart that she’s so much more than the demons that live in her mind. She’s learned to hold her head up high when the chaos in her mind consumes her, so the word weakness is practically not in her vocabulary. She’s a strong girl because…

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My name is Wil Wheaton. I live with chronic Depression, and I am not ashamed

My name is Wil Wheaton. I live with chronic Depression, and I am not ashamed

I’m about to go speak to NAMI Ohio’s statewide conference, Fulfilling the Promise. These are the remarks I prepared for my speech. Before I begin, I want to warn you that this talk touches on many triggering subjects, including self-harm and suicide. I also want you to know that I’m speaking from my personal experience, and that if you or someone you know may be living with mental illness, please talk to a licensed and…

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Kids Don’t Tell You They Have Anxiety, They Say ‘My Stomach Hurts’

Kids Don’t Tell You They Have Anxiety, They Say ‘My Stomach Hurts’

“Mom, my stomach hurts.” My daughter tells me this almost every night at the same time. She feels fine all day but when it’s bedtime and I’m turning down the lights, her stomach hurts. Nighttime is when many kids anxiety intensifies. It’s dark, they’re alone, there are no distractions… We have worked together to conquer her anxiety and she knows I will remind her that her stomach is actually just fine and it’s just her…

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Does CBD oil help anxiety?

Does CBD oil help anxiety?

David Oliver,yourhealthguardian.com CBD was recommended to me for anxiety and depression about a month ago. I’ve suffered anxiety and depression for as long as I can remember. I managed it for a while with vitamins and exercise, but a little over a year ago the depression and anxiety became overwhelming. They helped, but it was still there. Antidepressants and anti-anxiety meds have been recommended, but the idea of an adverse reaction making it worse was…

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Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American psychiatrists had produced a book that would lay out, in detail, all the symptoms of different mental illnesses, so they could be identified and treated in the same way across the United States. It was called the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. In the latest edition, they laid out…

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Researchers Uncover A Circuit For Sadness In The Human Brain

Researchers Uncover A Circuit For Sadness In The Human Brain

Scientists may have caught a glimpse of what sadness looks like in the brain. A study of 21 people found that for most, feeling down was associated with greater communication between brain areas involved in emotion and memory, a team from the University of California, San Francisco reported Thursday in the journal Cell. “There was one network that over and over would tell us whether they were feeling happy or sad,” says Vikaas Sohal, an…

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Anxiety Relief Without The High? New Studies On CBD, A Cannabis Extract

Anxiety Relief Without The High? New Studies On CBD, A Cannabis Extract

As more states legalize marijuana, there’s growing interest in a cannabis extract — cannabidiol, also known as CBD. It’s marketed as a compound that can help relieve anxiety — and, perhaps, help ease aches and pains, too. (A sample of cannabidiol (CBD) oil is dropped into water. Supplements containing the marijuana extract are popular and widely sold as remedies for a variety of ailments and aches. But scientific evidence that they work hasn’t yet caught…

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Being The Mom Of A Daughter With Anxiety,Dear Daughter, I’m Sorry For The Way My Anxiety Has Affected You

Being The Mom Of A Daughter With Anxiety,Dear Daughter, I’m Sorry For The Way My Anxiety Has Affected You

Dear Daughter, You’re sleeping peacefully next to me in your bed right now, snoring quietly. It’s so calm in here, with the fan blowing, the white noise machine whirring, the soft light of your projector shining into the darkness. But inside my mind is like the aftermath of an earthquake. Everything in disarray, jumbled, chaotic. That’s what anxiety feels like. And I want to tell you I’m sorry for letting you witness that earthquake so…

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