ARTICLES RELATING TO ANXIETY

Here are 4 differences between stress and anxiety according to a pharmacist

2019-10-10 17:10

Stress and anxiety affect two parts of our bodies: The body and the brain.

Lots of time on social media linked to anxiety and depression in teens

2019-09-17 16:50

A new study found that the more time teens spent on social media, the more likely they were to have issues like anxiety and depression on follow-up.

Coping techniques for when you can't get to a therapist

2019-09-05 17:04

It's important to take care of your mental health, even when you can't access a professional's help.

How a mild head injury can impair your sense of smell

2019-08-23 17:00

A new study advises that doctors should tell patients with minor concussions to report loss of smell or anxiety in the weeks following their injury.

Yes, “Smiling Depression” is a thing — here’s how to know if you have it

2019-08-14 15:23

Depression doesn't look the same for everyone.

Zahara shares her experience with public speaking anxiety: “I’m scared of people”

2019-07-11 14:35

We didn’t know Zahara is petrified of public speaking.

Emzini Wezinsizwa actor Vusi Thanda on his fear of death

2019-06-05 13:25

Cast members of the show have been passing away one after the other.

12 unexpected ways anxiety can impact your life

2019-06-01 18:18

From nightmares to poor memory, here are some of the ways anxiety can impact many aspects of your life.

How worrying has a negative impact on your health

2019-05-28 19:30

Worrying interferes with sleep and quality of life. And, according to new research, it can be so intrusive that it harms relationships.

Can the bacteria in your belly ease your worrying mind?

2019-05-26 15:30

Studies suggest that microorganisms in the intestine may help regulate brain function and that mental disorders could be treated by regulating these bacteria.

 

Anxious all the time? It could be that you’re purposefully choosing worrying over relaxing

2019-10-09 16:45

According to a theory developed in 2011, people may intentionally make themselves anxious as a way to avoid the letdown they might get if something bad were to happen.

Reach out – 5 tips on how to support someone who may be suicidal

2019-09-10 20:50

Worldwide, one person commits suicide every forty seconds. Understanding why someone is suicidal is complex, but if you believe someone you know is at risk, you should speak up.

WATCH: People are paying big money to cuddle with cows

2019-09-02 05:28

Turns out cows can provide us with so much more than just milk and beef...

Here's why stress and anxiety aren't necessarily that bad for us

2019-08-20 17:00

Expert research suggests that when people expect to feel happy and relaxed all the time, it could be a recipe for disappointment.

Mental illness among employees is on the rise: can workplace wellness programmes help?

2019-07-13 10:00

Stress, burnout and anxiety are increasing in the workplace and directly affect employees' ability to work efficiently. Should the onus be on the employer to ensure employee wellness, and consequent maximum productivity?

What to do when a panic attack strikes at work

2019-07-02 08:38

Anxiety disorder and panic attacks can be debilitating. Here’s what to do when it happens at work.

7 signs you might be depressed and not even know it

2019-06-02 10:00

It's not always super obvious.

Muvhango’s Maumela Mahuwa on moving to Joburg from Venda: ‘I was terrified’

2019-05-30 12:30

She opens up about her upbringing, her first experience in Johannesburg and learning to be comfortable in her own skin.

How anti-anxiety medication could heighten miscarriage risk

2019-05-27 12:19

According to a study, when prescribing benzodiazepines, doctors must balance the severity of a pregnant woman's mood problem against possible harm to the developing foetus.

WATCH: Can these traditional dolls really take all your child’s worries away?

2019-05-24 14:09

In Guatemala it is believed that if children tell all their troubles to their worry doll, slip it under their pillow and rest their head for the night, when they wake all their worries will be gone.

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