Can Regular Exercise Help Reduce Stress And Anxiety?

Exercising is often thought of as a way to stay physically healthy. Many people exercise to lose or control weight, increase their heart health, fight off diseases like diabetes, and to improve their appearance. We all accept that exercise is generally good for our physical health but can exercise help with our mental health? If …

Should Psychiatric Providers Prescribe Exercise?

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Psychiatric providers may prescribe medications, however, the latest research suggests that they should also prescribe exercise. Why Psychiatrists Should Recommend Exercise to Their Patients Research suggests that there are 5 reasons why exercise should be prescribed to patients who have mental health issues. Exercise Can Treat Depression Exercise, in conjunction with medication or cognitive-behavioral therapy, …

How To Start Reducing Your Stress And Anxiety Today

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Throughout the world today the rate of anxiety and suicide has grown exponentially. This is due to the pandemic, increased use of social media, and economic stress – what some are calling “the perfect mental health storm.” Although we can’t change what’s happened already, we can make improvements for the future of our mental health. …

5 Useful Ways To Respond To Anxiety

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Anxiety is an emotional response that’s oriented in the future. It’s a response to a perceived threat. When you think that something bad will happen that you won’t be able to cope with, you’ll become aroused inside, encouraged to protect yourself. When you struggle with this difficult emotion you become good at distancing yourself from …

The Different Kinds of Anxiety Disorders

Everyone experiences a little nervous energy sometimes. Preparing for a speech, cramming for finals or walking into a job interview can certainly raise blood pressure and make the body tense, but true anxiety disorders present these uncomfortable feelings over and over for prolonged periods of time. The discomfort caused by anxiety disorders, for instance, panic …