Medical Causes of Anxiety Symptoms: Health Disorders and the Fight or Flight Response

Anxiety symptoms occur due to the “fight of flight response” being triggered in the body. This anxiety mechanism, results in the release of adrenaline from the adrenal glands, so that the body can respond to an important or threatening issue Continue Reading

Most Common Anxiety Disorders: Top 5 Anxiety Disorders that Most Often Affect Women

What is anxiety? It is an anxious feeling that people experience that often leads to fear. Oftentimes people know what they fear, but cannot identify what they are anxious about. Anxiety disorder is when these anxious feelings begin to disrupt Continue Reading

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Anxiety Treatment

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by recurring thoughts that cause nervousness and panic. Obsessive thoughts lead to compulsive actions or rituals performed to alleviate anxiety symptoms. Any relief gained from performing such rituals is, however, only Continue Reading