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Anxiety

Anxiety can be a good thing—in small amounts. A little bit of anxiety can prompt you to study for a big test or get to work on time. Too much anxiety, however, can damage your physical or emotional health. Feeling extreme fear or worry that’s out of proportion to the actual risk can be a problem, particularly if it interferes with daily life. There are many types of anxiety disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Anxiety News

  • Depression, Anxiety Can Precede Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s, Study Finds

    By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Depression, sleep problems and behavioral changes can show up before signs of memory loss in people who go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests. “I wouldn’t worry at this point if you’re feeling anxious, depressed or tired that you have underlying Alzheimer’s, because [...]

  • Cancer Survivors May Struggle for Years With Mental, Physical Problems

    MONDAY, Jan. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many U.S. cancer survivors have unresolved physical and mental health issues long after being cured, a new study finds. One expert wasn’t surprised. “Many oncologists intuit that their patients may have unmet needs, but believe that these will diminish with time — the current study challenges that notion,” said [...]

  • Terrorism Fears May Shorten Your Life, Study Finds

    TUESDAY, Dec. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Long-term fear of terrorists may damage your heart and increase your risk for an early death, a new study from Israel suggests. Conducted by researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the study involved 17,300 Israelis. In Israel, the threat of war and terrorism has been a part of [...]

  • Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies

    SATURDAY, Dec. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The holidays can be anything but joyous for people with allergies when they contend with fresh trees, scented candles and other allergy triggers. “The dust from the boxes and on the decorations that have been packed away in dank basements or dusty attics is triggering reactions in my allergy [...]

  • Feel Younger Than Your Age? It May Help You Live Longer

    Folks who feel “young at heart” may be more likely to live to a ripe old age, a new British study suggests.

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