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How To Sleep With Anxiety: 5 Tips to Calm Anxiety at Night Naturally

Why do people get more anxious at night? Are there ways to calm anxiety at night naturally and fall asleep? How to Sleep with Anxiety  at Night You’ve had a rough day at work. Your boss has been breathing down your neck these past weeks over a project that’s due for submission in three days’ time, and you come back to find that your dogs have turned the house inside out in search of fun while you were away. After making some sense out of all the mess, you finally crash on your bed. But your mind has other plans for you. Rather than have a sound, hearty sleep, your head fires up with different kinds of events and worries, and your dream of a wonderful sleep flies through the window. Does that sound like you? Then keep reading this article for tips on coping with anxiety at night . But first, let us first see  what causes anxiety at night ...! Why Do I Get Anxiety and Can't Sleep at Night One of the causative factors of nighttime anxiety is the quiet, and private atmosphere created b

Foods for Anxiety and Stress

Foods for Anxiety and Stress Just as some foods can help to reduce anxiety and stress , so can others cause/contribute to it. Let us discuss one after another. Foods that Help with Anxiety and Stress When we discuss foods that reduce anxiety and stress , it’s important to note that there are different components that go into that. For example, did you know that hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) can cause panic attacks? This is because when your blood sugar is too low, it causes a stress response in your brain that increases adrenaline and cortisol. Therefore, we want foods that will not have a rapid impact on blood sugar. We also want foods that are known to stabilize mood and increase energy. Finally, foods rich in nutrients and antioxidants are important in reducing stress . Stay Hydrated One of the most important “foods” when discussing reducing stress with nutrition is actually a drink – water. Even slight dehydration can cause feelings of depression and anxiety . Therefore it’s very

Foods for Fighting depression

Foods for Fighting depression Antidepressants and psychotherapy surely have a place in treating your depression. But incorporating a nutrient dense diet can serve to maximize any positive result in fighting depression! Good Foods for Depression Eat Plenty of Antioxidants Antioxidants are the absolutely essential weapons in your fight against depression. Best antioxidant rich foods with a high ORAC scores (which measures a food's ability to fight free radicals) are: Goji berries ORAC Score:25,000 Wild blueberries ORAC Score: 14,000 Pecans ORAC Score: 17,000 Elderberries ORAC Score: 14,000 Kidney Beans ORAC Score: 8,400 Cranberries ORAC Score: 9,500 Blackberries ORAC Score: 5,300 Blueberries have excellent antioxidant fighting power. They have an ORAC Score of 14,000. Use them in a smoothie or in oatmeal. They also make awesome pancakes! Load Up on Lean Proteins Proteins are super important for helping to the brain produce the mood boosting chemical serotonin. Buy organic whene

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How to Deal With the Depression: Basics and Beyond

How to Deal With the Depression It is common to feel sad or blue when dealing with a specific stress, trauma, or a challenging situation, but depression is a much deeper issue. Even when symptoms are minor, this condition is serious. Unfortunately, many people have committed suicide or even homicide because of not getting the care needed. In this article we tried to provide all the required information so you can learn about the truths of mental depression and discover how to deal with the depression . Of all mental health conditions that people face, depression is among those suffered the most, affecting the lives of millions of people all over the world. In fact, globally, more than 264 million people of all ages suffer from depression. ( ref.: WHO Fact sheets on Depression ). And, since the pandemic, percentage of people experiencing depression (and anxiety) symptoms had a manifold rise. Depression affects not only the mind and behaviors, but also physical health, performance, and

Panic Attack and Panic Disorder

Panic Attack and Panic Disorder Panic Attack A panic attack is a sudden or intense anxiety or fear. Panic attacks usually come with the following symptoms: dizziness, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, light headedness. Panic attacks are unpredictable and happen in a range of situations.     See also: Anxiety Attack Some people have only one or two in their lifetime, others will have a group of them which center around increasing stress in their life and for others it could be a daily event in which case it is caused a panic disorder. People who suffer on going panic attacks will generally develop a fear of having panic attacks and go on to avoid situations in which escape would be difficult. Some people who have social anxiety disorder often have panic attacks as part of their symptoms. These attacks are also called anxiety attacks and are usually resolved by removing the problem or trigger situation. What does panic attack feel like If you do have panic attacks y

Some Commonly Experienced Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders In this page we will discuss some of the anxiety disorder symptoms which are commonly experienced in generalized anxiety , post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and panic attacks . It is important to note, however, that anxiety is capable of creating hundreds of different anxiety disorder symptoms, so this is by no means an exclusive list. Shortness of breath / Shallow Breath, and Smothering Sensations : This is one of the most common anxiety disorder symptoms - it may feel as though you aren’t getting enough air into your lungs or as though someone is pressing up against your chest cavity and restricting your air intake. This is just a harmless sensation! Don’t worry about it or be concerned that you aren’t breathing properly because you are! If you weren’t breathing properly you would be unconscious. As with all anxiety disorder symptoms, don’t give these sensations any credit, they will go away. FAQ :