PTSD can leave you feeling anxious, sick, and in a constant sense of danger. It’s not a good feeling, thus, there are ways of coping to help you deal with PTSD.
Since the start of the pandemic, many individuals are forced to quarantine, stay on lockdown, and have social distance inside their houses, condos, apartments, etc. This physical distancing is essential to slow down the spread of the virus. However, long periods of social distancing can affect your mental health — both for the better and for the worse.
Do you think our bodies can function properly without having most of the important vitamins and minerals? To put it simply, no, our bodies can’t handle living without any of these important vitamins and minerals as they are an important element in our bodies. But, why? Well, continue reading and you’ll learn why they are important.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is associated with excessive and constant concern about a variety of topics. GAD sufferers have a hard time controlling their anxiety.
Many individuals with GAD do not really know how to end the anxiety loop and believe that is beyond their power. They also believe that they can not control their anxiety and that their anxiety controls them. This can lead to several issues, one of which is stress. When anxiety is acute and stress levels are high, some people will find it difficult to carry out even the most basic daily tasks.
Additionally, many people with GAD will avoid situations due to their anxiety, which will cause them to miss out on opportunities.
So, how can they alleviate or reduce their anxiety so as to not miss out on anything?
Have you ever felt that you might be hearing voices or that people are trying to harm you even if they’re not. And feeling that you’re losing your mind because of this? Well, you might be experiencing a psychosis disorder.
Mental illnesses come in many different forms, it can be noticeable or not, and it can affect anyone and even everyone. So, having someone you love experience a mental illness does not only affect them but also you. As someone they’re close to, you would want to be able to help them, even just a little.
The workplace usually emphasizes physical health and that’s not a bad thing. Though, even if they heavily emphasize physical well-being, some fall short when it comes to mental health. But, why is it important in the workplace?
On this day, not everyone is privileged enough to get proper help from a professional. This would lead people to reach out to Google to search for their symptoms to reach a conclusion on their illness and start to self-diagnose themselves. Some can afford to get proper help but choose not to for personal reasons. Self-diagnosing is very dangerous and we are going to list down why they are not only dangerous but not advisable.
An antidepressant is a type of medication that helps alleviate the symptoms of various mental health disorders such as, depression, anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, serious phobias, such as agoraphobia and social phobia, bulimia, and lastly, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). They try to address chemical imbalances in the brain’s neurotransmitters, which are thought to be the cause of mood and behavioral shifts.
Anxiety is an issue that you may know about. You’ve heard about it from friends, family, and acquaintances. Suddenly one day someone you know can’t come into work because of a panic attack or a family member can’t join in on an event because they have social anxiety. These situations often lead to people creating anxiety myths that may or may not hold water when closely looked at.