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Archive for October, 2010

Does Anxiety Cause Dizziness

Does anxiety cause dizziness is a question that comes up again and again. The traditional answer that most doctors will tell you is “yes”. Conventional and traditional medical thought says that anxiety causes dizziness and indeed there are many people who have been suffering with dizziness for years that have nothing physically wrong with them, […]

Anxiety Medication Over The Counter

Some of these over the counter medications will have an anti-anxiety effect, but just because they are freely available it doesn’t mean that it is safe or advisable to use them regularly. Some people find that pain relievers like co-codamol, which contains the opiate codeine, relieves anxiety. You should be cautious about taking co-codamol regularly […]

Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Attacks

General Anxiety Disorder can include panic attacks. In truth, the various labels given to anxiety in its various guises are not very useful. For some reason psychologists and doctors like to divide anxiety in Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and Panic Disorder. The fact is, you feel what you feel and experience what you experience, and […]

Anxiety Self Help Books

There are some great self-help books for dealing with Anxiety. And reading books is a great way to work through anxiety. You can work at your own pace and work in privacy. Books cover a lot of the ground that professionals charge a lot for, and books are peer-reviewed and written by experts. Some “professionals” […]

Anxiety Disorder Insomnia

Insomnia is one of the most common symptoms of anxiety disorder – it is also one which is easy to treat. There are several different kinds of insomnia: Having trouble falling asleep Falling asleep but waking up frequently or too early Sleeping a reasonable length of time but waking un-rested. Each of those types of […]

Anxiety Disorder Herbal Remedies

What are the best herbal remedies for anxiety disorders? There are various options available. Let’s have a look at some of the most effective ones. One of the most widely used is Valerian. It is thought to work on the GABA receptors just like Benzodiazepine drugs like Valium. It is more subtle than Valium but […]

Anxiety Disorder Books

Here’s a selection of the most valuable books when it comes to treading anxiety disorders. Books are a great way to deal with anxiety: much cheaper than therapy and much more knowledgeable than therapists! Books can take you through CBT or teach you hypnosis. Here are some good ones. The link will take you to […]

What Is The One Move Technique

The One Move Technique is part of the successful PanicAway course. I believe that the One Move Technique is the main aspect of the course, the most important anti-panic technique. It basically consists of a series of exercises that retrain your brain in how it responds to the onset of a panic attack. You can read […]

Anxiety Symptoms Medication

Let’s look at the range of medication available for anxiety symptoms. But before we do that, we should remind ourselves that taking medication for anxiety just treats the symptoms temporarily and does not effect the cause or provide any kind of long term solution (unless of course you take the medication long term). Plenty of […]

Five Greatest Anxiety Myths

I wanted to create a list of the common anxiety myths that I am asked about again and again. There is too much bad information out there, often given out by people who don’t know much or who have a vested interest in pushing their own theory or therapy. Please add your own myths or […]