Previous research has shown that some natural supplements — including vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, and herbal remedies such as valerian and chamomile — can help relieve the symptoms of anxiety. We explore the evidence for these supplements here.
A person may wake up with anxiety due to an underlying psychological condition, a chronic health issue, or a more temporary cause. Counseling and coping strategies can often help improve symptoms. Learn more about waking up with anxiety here.
Ativan and Xanax are benzodiazepine drugs that help treat anxiety and panic disorders. This article compares the two, including their uses, benefits, risks, and how to take them.
A new review evaluating the findings of 21 studies suggests that interventions regulating the intestinal flora could help reduce anxiety symptoms.
The most memorable and joyous moments of my life are laced with a dark cloak of anxiety. Read about my journey to recovery from both anxiety and addiction.
A large Swedish population study finds a robust link between stress-induced illness due to traumatic events and several types of cardiovascular disease.
A groundbreaking new blood test for genetic biomarkers of PTSD could improve accuracy of diagnosis, precision of treatment, and prediction of future risk.
An intriguing new study concludes that the negative impacts of stress may depend on how much control we have over the source of it.
A heavy feeling in the chest can have a range of causes, from anxiety or depression to problems with the heart or lungs. In this article, learn about the possible causes and how to treat them.
Panic attacks occur when a person experiences a sudden onset of fear and distress. Panic attacks can also happen at night and possibly wake a person from sleep. Learn more about panic attacks that occur at night here.