13 Mar
How Does Stress Affect the Body

How Does Stress Affect the Body?

Stress is your body’s way of reacting to a threat or a type of demand. When the body feels stress, your hypothalamus (a tiny region in your brain) signals your adrenal glands (located atop your kidneys) to release a surge of hormones, which include adrenaline and cortisol, into the bloodstream.… Read more »

12 Mar
What is Panic Disorder

What is Panic Disorder?

Panic disorder is characterised by recurrent panic attacks, in addition to feelings of apprehensiveness with regards to the occurrence of future panic attacks. People who suffer from panic attacks normally experience sudden and intense feelings of fear, terror or apprehension, without the presence of actual danger. Panic disorder is a… Read more »

07 Mar
How to Support Someone with Anxiety

How to Support Someone with Anxiety

When someone constantly has a feeling of fear or nervousness and this feeling becomes excessive, difficult to control and interferes with daily life, that person may be suffering from an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders affect several million adults in the U.S, making it the most common mental health condition. Anxiety… Read more »