ARTICLES RELATING TO ANXIETY

Sedatives may increase Alzheimer's risk

2014-09-10 15:27

Using sedatives for anxiety or insomnia may increase your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Babies of anxious moms tend to cry more

2014-07-22 13:30

German researchers found that mothers with prior anxiety disorders might represent a specific risk group for having an infant that will cry excessively.

When separation anxiety hits

2014-06-27 15:29

Simple ways of how to deal with separation anxiety.

What’s making you nauseous?

2014-06-17 14:42

Nausea and vomiting are your body’s way of getting your attention. Here are some of the most common causes.

Memory loss

2014-06-04 11:05

People suffering from memory loss display forgetfulness. They commonly have an inability to learn new information and this is called short-term memory impairment.

Anxiety disorders

2014-06-02 17:09

Everybody knows what it's like to feel anxious – the butterflies in your stomach before a first date, the tension you feel when someone important to you is angry with you

Volunteers needed!

2014-05-27 15:01

Do you have obsessive-compulsive behaviours? Do you fear being in the company of strangers? Do you constantly pull out your hair? Then the SU needs you!

More than just getting it up

2014-05-20 14:42

It's vital to understand the inner workings of your sexual organs and that a healthy sex life does not begin and end with an erection.

Depressives more likely to try e-cigarettes

2014-05-14 14:25

According to a study, people with depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions were two times more likely to have tried e-cigarettes.

The future of dental care

2014-05-07 15:25

Afraid of the dentist? Fear no more. New dental care developments could render dental angst a thing of the past.

Are you a one-minute man?

2014-05-07 15:24

Premature ejaculation is no laughing matter and, if you didn’t know, it can be a real, well, blow to the male ego. It has also been the ruin of many a relationship.

Give your mind a workout

2014-05-07 15:24

Flex that grey matter with these brain-boosting exercises.

How to choose the right therapist

2014-05-07 15:24

You’re depressed and not coping. Your friends have suggested therapy and you’re considering it. But how do you go about choosing the right therapist?

10 reasons why you can't concentrate

2014-05-07 15:24

Struggling to concentrate? Can’t remember where you put your keys? We look at 10 possible causes for mental fuzziness.

Premature ejaculation: are you a one-minute man?

2014-05-07 15:23

Premature ejaculation is no laughing matter, and it can be a real blow to the male ego. Here's help.

Love chemistry

2014-05-07 15:23

In the 21st Century love isn't simply girly mushy romantic fluff any more. Researchers are gradually uncovering the hard science and chemistry behind love. It's a drug.

MD caregiver? Here's how to prevent burnout

2014-05-06 11:37

Caregiving is challenging work that affects the entire family’s lifestyle. It's not unusual to feel overwhelmed at least some of the time.

Heart defects in foetuses often undetected

2014-04-25 12:11

Congenital heart disease is the most common birth defect that can result in either death or significant health problems in newborn babies.

How to build self-confidence

2014-04-24 16:45

Do you hold yourself back from achieving your aims? Do you fancy someone but can't pluck up the courage to make a move? If your answer is yes, your self-confidence might need a boost.

The baby's fine - how are you?

2014-04-24 16:28

Caring for a new baby is hard, unrelenting work. No matter how well prepared you are or how much you looked forward to the arrival of your baby, you'll find it difficult at times.

Does your life exhaust you?

2014-04-24 15:50

If you have a typical modern lifestyle, chances are that you’re feeling exhausted. Do you recognise yourself in one of these people?

Farewell to fatigue

2014-04-24 15:12

One in 10 people who visit a doctor complains of exhaustion. It may be because of illness, the medicine you take – or simply life.

How is depression treated?

2014-04-24 13:38

One million people in Australia currently suffer from depression. Are you one them?

Menopause and your mood

2014-04-17 09:21

There’s no real evidence that menopause is linked to severe emotional disturbance or personality changes, but mood swings can be a problem.

In war zones, civilians also suffer mental health problems

2014-04-11 13:00

Civilians who work in military war zones are also exposed to life-threatening hazards and experience mental health problems as anxiety, depression and anger.

 

SA women depressed over early hair loss

2014-08-25 13:30

Many South African women with signs of early hair loss are suffering from anxiety and depression.

Concussions may lead to emotional problems in teens

2014-07-11 15:31

Identifying factors that may exacerbate issues teens experience after concussion may help in planning for the appropriate treatment.

Substance Abuse Awareness Day: 26 June 2014

2014-06-23 16:05

Substance abuse is when people use drugs or alcohol to feel better or for fun, or to even relieve anxiety. It can however be harmful to one's body and mind.

I wish I wasn't so awkward

2014-06-04 15:30

... and I wish I didn’t wish that I wasn’t so awkward.

I wish I wasn't so awkward

2014-06-03 14:42

... and I wish I didn’t wish that I wasn’t so awkward.

What are YOUR daddy issues?

2014-06-02 09:30

It’s a well known phrase used to describe troubled girls. But is there any truth to it?

Volunteers needed for a clinical, genetics and brain-imaging study

2014-05-23 15:00

Stellenbosch University is looking for volunteers with OCD, SAD or HPD (hair pulling disorder) to participate in an important study.

Volunteers needed for a clinical, genetics and brain-imaging study

2014-05-15 14:10

Stellenbosch University is looking for volunteers with OCD, SAD or HPD (hair pulling disorder) to participate in an important study.

Nicotine withdrawal symptoms

2014-05-07 15:30

It’s important to be prepared for the withdrawal symptoms that typically occur in the difficult early stages of giving up smoking.

What’s making you nauseous?

2014-05-07 15:25

Nausea and vomiting are your body’s way of getting your attention. Here are some of the most common causes.

The obese personality

2014-05-07 15:24

Does you personality increase your risk for obesity? Find out.

Get to grips with OCD

2014-05-07 15:24

Like TV detective Monk and footballer David Beckham, 1.9% of Australians are affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Do you also live in this irrational, secret world?

Could you have adult ADHD?

2014-05-07 15:24

Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is one of the most misdiagnosed disorders. Could adult ADHD be at the root of your problems?

Are you at risk of ED?

2014-05-07 15:23

Erectile dysfunction, quite simply, is the inability to have or maintain an erection hard enough for satisfactory sex. It remains one of the most common untreated conditions. Are you at risk?

Are you a boss from hell?

2014-05-07 15:23

Shouting, screaming, swearing. Oh yes, and then there are the impossible deadlines and the blame-shifting. Is he or she the boss from hell?

Breathe right

2014-05-07 15:23

If you want an all-over health boost with very little effort, all you have to do is breathe... deeply.

Nightmares may haunt bullied kids years later

2014-05-05 14:25

Young kids who are bullied may tend to suffer from nightmares and night terrors when they're older, but the bullies themselves suffer no bad results.

Confidence, shyness and social anxiety

2014-04-24 16:56

Extremely shy? You might have social anxiety disorder.

Cut stress with yoga

2014-04-24 16:38

Too stressed for your own good? Put the wonderful world of yoga to practical use.

Suicide warning signs

2014-04-24 16:15

When someone commits suicide, those left behind always ask if they should have seen it coming. What are the warning signs of suicide?

Get to grips with OCD

2014-04-24 15:22

An estimated 1.9% of Australians are affected by obsessive compulsive disorder. Do you also live in this irrational, secret world?

How is social phobia treated?

2014-04-24 14:07

Social phobia affects between two and three percent of people and is one of the most common mental disorders.

Anxiety from false-positive mammograms only temporary

2014-04-22 13:06

A study showed that anxiety from false-positive mammograms was temporary and did not deter women from undergoing breast screening in the future.

Domestic violence has serious impact on kids

2014-04-14 16:33

Family violence cuts across all segments of society and has a serious impact on children who witness, hear or see the results of such violence.

In war zones, civilians also suffer mental health problems

2014-04-11 11:37

Civilians who work in military war zones are also exposed to life-threatening hazards and experience mental health problems as anxiety, depression and anger.

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