Tag: Anxiety

FDA OKs Stimulation Device for Anxiety in Depression

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded indication for the noninvasive BrainsWay Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Deep TMSTM) System to include treatment of comorbid anxiety symptoms in adult patients with depression, the company has announced. As reported by Medscape Medical News, the neurostimulation system has previously received FDA approval for treatment-resistant major depression,

Treatment of amnesia

Amnesia or memory loss is associated with stress, anxiety and frustration and is often very distressing for the patient as well as for his or her family and friends. Types of treatment for amnesia Treatment of amnesia and memory loss include (1-4): Cognitive therapy using speech or language therapist can be of help in patients

Treatment of amnesia

Amnesia or memory loss is associated with stress, anxiety and frustration and is often very distressing for the patient as well as for his or her family and friends. Types of treatment for amnesia Treatment of amnesia and memory loss include (1-4): Cognitive therapy using speech or language therapist can be of help in patients

ADHD Treatment

There is no cure for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Therapy aims to reduce the symptoms to allow for normal learning and growth of the child. Basic tenets of therapy include medication and counselling. Other parts of therapy include accommodating the child in regular classrooms and providing family and community support. Types of ADHD Medication

Neural Mechanisms of Social Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety is an adaptive response that is of great benefit to all life forms. It triggers fear learning, i.e., survival instincts that alert an organism to its surroundings and the dangers that prevail in it. However, extreme anxiety that is inappropriate to a circumstance and is prolonged is a negative emotion, labeled as a social

Self-Help for Health Anxiety

People mostly worry about their health when they have some physical symptoms. This worry vanishes after getting the necessary and valid confirmation; however, for some people, the uneasiness and tension does not go away and they imagine having a serious medical condition. These worries affect their daily lives in many ways and progresses to severe

Somatization Symptoms

Somatization refers to the expression of psychological or emotional problems as physical (somatic) symptoms. A common example is a headache being brought on by stress. Credit: Yuttana Jaowattana/ Shutterstock.com Somatization can give rise to a group of disorders broadly referred to as the somatoform disorders, which may be characterized by chronic and severe symptoms. People

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Skip to: Benefits of HRT Forms of HRT Cardiovascular risks with HRT Risk of increased breast cancer with HRT Menopause is a transition in women which can occur any time between the age of 45 and 55. It begins 12 months after a woman´s last menstrual bleeding and lasts 4 years on average. During the

Do Stress and Anxiety Affect Sperm Quality?

Skip to How does stress affect sperm quality? Evidence linking stress and sperm quality How to improve sperm quality Several studies over the years have found a close link between psychological stress and infertility. Infertility is becoming more common these days, affecting 12  of 100 couples in the US. In about one-third of these cases,

How to handle health anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic

Do you find yourself over-analysing every potential cough or sneeze as a sign that you may have coronavirus? Or do you spend hours looking up symptoms on Google and seeking reassurance? Here’s some advice for dealing with health anxiety. The coronavirus pandemic has given us a lot of things to worry about. Gone are the days