Surviving the holiday blues

2017-12-12 16:11

The festive season can still be a joyous time if you find time to relax, unwind and spend the right amount of time with your loved ones.

'The plane is going to crash': Anxiety aboard flight SAA 323

2017-10-17 07:45

It was an emotionally turbulent two hours in the air for a panic-stricken passenger on a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town - a stranger came to the rescue. Health24 digs deeper.

Listen to this song for 10 minutes to reduce your anxiety by 65%

2017-10-10 08:52

Slow down your heart rate, reduce your blood pressure and lower your stress levels with this song.

A mom of two loses tons of weight and combats her mental illness while at it

2017-08-18 15:54

Her extreme anxiety caused her to start comfort eating, which left her feeling even more dejected.

This is what it feels like to have severe panic attacks

2017-08-03 15:35

A YOU journalist describes what’s it like being incapacitated by anxiety.

Bed partner's advice may make insomnia worse

2017-06-12 14:16

Well-intentioned tips from the person you share your bed with to encourage better sleep often backfire instead of helping.

3 mental disorders that may affect your children

2017-01-11 10:52

As the new year begins and children are heading off to school or university, it’s vital that you recognise the warning signs of mental disorders.

Diagnosing anxiety disorders

2016-02-04 13:18

A diagnosis of anxiety depends a lot on your description of the symptoms you are experiencing.

Symptoms of anxiety disorders

2016-02-04 12:38

Recognising anxiety disorder symptoms will ensure prompt treatment before it becomes disabling.

Preventing anxiety disorders

2016-01-21 13:03

There's no way to predict for certain what will cause someone to develop an anxiety disorder, but you can take steps to reduce the impact of symptoms if you experience anxiety


7 tips to manage your anxiety

2017-11-07 11:00

Anxiety disorder is serious and requires treatment. But with a couple of lifestyle tweaks, you can manage it.

Are you raising a perfectionist?

2017-10-13 13:48

Tips for helping your perfectionist child.

Help your child deal with anxiety

2017-10-01 09:31

Sadly, many children have to deal with these paralysing feelings on a daily basis.

‘Anxiety is...’ – This mom’s brutally honest post will change the way you see anxiety

2017-08-18 15:11

“Anxiety isn't just having a hard time catching your breath."

Dogs high on dagga – alleviates anxiety

2017-06-21 10:41

The lucrative dagga industry for humans has been blossoming for a while – and now the substance is also being used in animals.

Medical aids and the high cost of psychiatric meds

2017-05-09 13:02

Many people suffering from depression and anxiety rely on expensive medication, but often the cost of these drugs is not covered by medical aid.

Brain cells that trigger anxiety found in mice

2016-09-12 14:28

When the hormone CRH was blocked in certain brain cells of mice, anxiety behaviours were reduced. This discovery could be used in humans to curb anxiety disorders.

Types of Anxiety Disorders

2016-02-04 11:50

Your anxiety cannot be treated unless you know what type of anxiety you suffer from. Listed below are some of the more common types.

How to help a homesick kid

2015-10-16 11:29

Tears, fears, nerves and nightmares.

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