More Research Needed to Determine Effectiveness of CBD as Anxiety Treatment

More Research Needed to Determine Effectiveness of CBD as Anxiety Treatment

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is there any harm in trying CBD for anxiety? It seems to have helped my co-worker, but…

Are Weighted Blankets the Secret to Better Sleep?

Are Weighted Blankets the Secret to Better Sleep?

We all need hugs, but some children, especially those with sensory disorders, are seeking better sleep with the gentle pressure…

Teenage Breakdown

Teenage Breakdown

The rise in mental health issues and what parents can do Fifteen-year-old Evan Wilson likes to play video games, draw…

Why Persistent Anxiety Leads to Other Health Problems

Why Persistent Anxiety Leads to Other Health Problems

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts Q: My wife says that I worry too much and it’s bad for…

Can probiotics help treat depression and anxiety?

Can probiotics help treat depression and anxiety?

Harvard Health Blog There is a lot of interest right now in the human microbiome (the populations of bacteria that…

Music can be good medicine

Music can be good medicine

Jan Stouffer, who works as a board certified music therapist at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, uses…

OCD?

OCD?

Misconceptions abound of a debilitating disorder Diana, 18, is a North Carolina high school senior who loves animals. She has six cats…

Brain science suggests ‘mind wandering’ can help manage anxiety

Brain science suggests ‘mind wandering’ can help manage anxiety

Harvard Health Blog By Srini Pillay, M.D. When we think of anxiety disorders, we generally think of them as uncomfortable…

Second City Improv Class Helps Those with Social Anxiety

Second City Improv Class Helps Those with Social Anxiety

The Second City Training Center. Photo by Kirsten Miccoli Kat Bovbjerg recognized that she was suffering from social anxiety when…

Managing worry in generalized anxiety disorder

Managing worry in generalized anxiety disorder

By Srini Pillay, M.D. Harvard Health Blog Everyone worries, but some people worry more than others. When worry is excessive,…