| Posted On May 29, 2018 | By:

Treating Anxiety and Depression

I’d like to talk about a topic that is near and dear to my heart: treating anxiety and depression. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), an estimated 16 million American adults — almost 7% of the population — had at least one major depressive episode in the past year and an estimated 40 million adults in the U.S. (18%) have an anxiety disorder.

Depression

We may all feel down from time to time,

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| Posted On Oct 13, 2011 | By:

Making Peace with Anxiety

Anxiety has a bad reputation. Many of us fear it and take steps to avoid the dreaded sensations that generally accompany it: increased heart rate, sweating, upset stomach, dizziness, and nervousness, all of which lead to a general sense of discomfort. If these symptoms persist for at least six months with feelings of worry and apprehension almost every day, this can be a more serious level of anxiety and is often diagnosed as an anxiety disorder.

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