Anxiety affects so many of us. While it is normal to experience occasional anxiety too much anxiety needs to be addressed. Here are some things you can start and begin to move past your anxiety. Dr. Dave Rogers of Alpenglow Direct Primary Care shares his expertise.
There is science behind mindfulness or meditation. Using Harvard Gazette as his inspiration Dr. Jonathan Brown (Jono) shares what meditation is and how it can improve medical conditions as well as reduce stress and anxiety.
Getting a an understanding of anxiety can help us create a sense of control. With control, or a plan, this helps reduce our anxiety. Here are some simple, easy things that you can try, with some great science behind them, to reduce your anxiety.
Certain medications can cause or influence anxiety. Withdrawal from medications, even anti-anxiety medications, can create increased anxiety. This post also addresses Vitamin D deficiency as a possible treatment option.
Your teen may not share with you their emotions on how they are feeling. Signs to look for are isolation from friends and family, slipping grades, and mood changes or irritability. These are also signs that your teenager is not getting enough sleep. There is one thing that you can start doing as a parent as well as one thing your family can do to address your teenager’s mental health. Keep reading to find out what you can do to ‘fix your teen’.
The beginning of taking control of your anxiety is identifying what is in your control and what things are out of your control. This is your Locus of Control. This post starts us on our
Sleep and anxiety are connected. Struggle with anxiety or worry and you have trouble falling asleep. Getting too little or poor sleep and you increase your anxiety. This vicious circle can be broken. Let us help you unpack the connections of sleep and the feeling of anxiety. You will learn the most important habit/activity that you can focus on to improve your anxiety.
How much sleep does a teenager need? Most teens need 9 to 10 hours per night of sleep to function normally and to reduce the significant risks that sleep deprivation or sleeping 8 hours or less a night bring. Here is ONE HABIT that parents should focus with their teen and 5 Tips to increase your chance of success.