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Driving Phobias

August 17, 2017

I have a phobia of driving. Do you have any suggestions?

Caffeine and Anxiety

July 13, 2017

Does my morning coffee increase anxiety ? It seems to help depression. There are several studies that support your experience that caffeine lessens depression...

Anxiety Meds and Weight Gain

June 15, 2017

The short answer: Absolutely! The long answer:

Anxiety Meds

May 18, 2017

We are definitely NOT against the use of medication in the treatment of anxiety. In fact, we both take medication daily and would not be willing to go off it!

Anxious kids in the classroom

April 13, 2017

We’re so glad you found us! And we’re also glad you asked about kids with anxiety because it’s a really really important subject. And with 5 anxious kids between us, we have firsthand experience with childhood anxiety in many different forms.

Election anxiety

March 16, 2017

Since the election in November, I have been feeling very anxious and have had trouble sleeping through the night. During the day my heart pounds for no apparent reason. And I wake up at 2 or 3 every morning and can’t fall back to sleep. I feel so exhausted at work, I can barely concentrate. Can politics cause an anxiety disorder? Am I going to be awake for the next four years? Help me!

Anxiety in hot weather

February 2, 2017

Okay, this is probably not the kind of thing you are looking for, but I get really anxious when the weather is hot. So, during the summer months (I live in Texas), I am literally a wreck all the time. Is there anything I can do about this? Is this a real anxiety thing?

My adrenaline rushes are causing anxiety attacks

January 2, 2017

Adrenaline rushes used to propel me to successful results—academically, athletically and in my career. Now, however, anxiety has kicked in big time so when I watch a sporting event or perform competitively, my body reacts with the old adrenaline rush, which now creates the same symptoms as my anxiety “attacks.” Do I have to pop a pill to participate or do I now have to abstain?

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