Can Exercise Help Treat Anxiety?

Can Exercise Help Treat Anxiety?

Chances are good that you, or someone you know, is dealing with anxiety. One in 5 Americans over 18, and…

Living with Eco-Anxiety in Age of the Coronavirus

Living with Eco-Anxiety in Age of the Coronavirus

While most news right now focuses on the worldwide emergency response to COVID-19, climate change remains an escalating threat. The…

How COVID-19 Impacts Teens’ Mental Health

How COVID-19 Impacts Teens’ Mental Health

Since the end of January, Isa Sanchez, a senior at Whitney Young High School, had been working on her senior…

Moving Your Mind to Combat Anxiety

Moving Your Mind to Combat Anxiety

Physical exercise is a great stress-reliever, and teens these days are under a lot of stress. So when two Evanston…

SuperBetter Game Aims to Decrease Depression

SuperBetter Game Aims to Decrease Depression

One in 13 people globally suffers from anxiety, the World Health Organization reports. While some video games and apps can…

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,…

Know Your Panic

Know Your Panic

Understanding how to control the way you lose it By Nancy Maes When Richard Harper’s* oldest daughter flew off to…

Knot Now!

Knot Now!

It’s time to seek professional help if anxiety turns your nerves into a tangled mess By Donna Shryer When studies…

Scaredy Kids

Scaredy Kids

The trick to mastering a kid’s fear makes for a real treat By David Himmel One of my life’s crowning…

Too Hot To Handle

Too Hot To Handle

A reality check to help cool down summer stresses that can ruin the season and harm your healthBy Donna Shryer…

Growing Up with Tragedies

Growing Up with Tragedies

Terribly violent storms, like the one witnessed in Oklahoma this week, can leave lasting damages much more permanent than a…

An Education: Psychologist Uses Group Therapy to Help Teen Patients Understand Their Anxieties

An Education: Psychologist Uses Group Therapy to Help Teen Patients Understand Their Anxieties

By Alex Lubischer Cathy*, a junior at a suburban public high school, has dealt with generalized anxiety disorder for years.…