Category: Anxiety

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The Physical Symptoms of Anxiety

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  November 10, 2022

Anxiety is a common mental health condition affecting millions of people in the U.S. When you think of the symptoms of anxiety, you probably think of symptoms like nervousness, racing thoughts, and constant worries. These are all common symptoms of anxiety disorders. However, many people find that anxiety affects their...

Does Anxiety Make You Tired?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  October 31, 2022

So many people in today’s world deal with fatigue. Up to 45%[1] of the general population, and nearly 40% of American workers, report feeling fatigued. Fatigue and tiredness can be caused by many different things. But one of the reasons behind your chronic tiredness could be anxiety. Anxiety causes sleep...

What Is High-Functioning Anxiety?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  October 14, 2022

Anxiety is a mental health condition that can take many different forms, including high-functioning anxiety. In this article, we explore what high-functioning anxiety is, its symptoms, causes, and what you can do if you think you might have high-functioning anxiety, including treatment options.   What is anxiety? The American Psychological...

How To Get Rid of Caffeine Anxiety

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  September 30, 2022

Consuming caffeine may be a way of life for most Americans (and much of the world!), but one of the side effects is that it is well known to affect anxiety. Whether you are looking for ways to get rid of caffeine anxiety caused by withdrawal, or you suspect that...

What Does Anxiety Stomach Pain Feel Like?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  September 14, 2022

The relationship between anxiety and stomach pain is a complicated one. It’s not always obvious how or why mental and physical health relate to each other in such complex ways (this is sometimes termed the mind-body connection). You might have heard the digestive system or gut described as ‘the second...

How To Calm an Anxiety Attack

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  September 7, 2022

An anxiety attack is an episode of extreme anxiety, agitation, and fear. It usually occurs rapidly, without much warning, and typically peaks in around ten minutes. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health condition in the US, affecting about 18% of the population. Many of us will experience an...

How to Stop Worrying

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  June 28, 2022

We all have our day-to-day worries, but worrying can become an incredibly stress-inducing experience. Although the feeling of worry is a normal human emotion, understanding how to react to and address it is essential. Without the proper resources, knowledge, and coping mechanisms, over-worrying can take over your life and make...

How to Help Someone With Anxiety

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  March 25, 2022

Supporting a loved one through anxiety can be painful and make you feel helpless. You try your best to be there for them, but you may not always know what to say or how to show them how much you care. If you’re like most people in this situation, you...

Can Anxiety Cause Shortness of Breath?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  March 13, 2022

Imagine this: You’re in a situation that makes you anxious, and you start feeling uncomfortable. You’re sweating, and you can feel your hands shake. Then, you notice it’s hard to breathe. No matter how much you try, it feels like you can’t get a good breath of air. It feels...

What Does Anxiety Feel Like?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  February 11, 2022

Most people know what it feels like to be nervous or worried. For example, you might have felt nervous before a first date or before a big presentation at work. Or maybe you have experienced worry after hearing a family member was sick. But for people with anxiety, these feelings...

Can Anxiety Cause Headaches or a Heavy Head Feeling?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  January 26, 2022

A heavy or uncomfortable feeling in your head can make getting through your day particularly difficult. For example, you may feel like you cannot hold your head up (heavy head) or have a tight band tied around your head. Doctors often associate a heavy head with tiredness, headaches, brain fog,...

Anxiety vs Depression: What Is the Difference?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  January 26, 2022

Approximately 40 million adults in the United States struggle with anxiety, and more than 16 million adults struggle with depression. [1] Anxiety and depression are two of the most common mental health challenges people in the U.S. (and throughout the world) face. There’s still a lot of confusion surrounding these...

How to Calm Anxiety at Night: 14 Tips for Sleeping Better With Anxiety

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  December 24, 2021

Many people with anxiety have experienced this scenario: You’re finally done with a long day and have tucked yourself in for the night. Suddenly, your brain starts firing off worries that hadn’t even occurred to you during the day. What if I get fired? Am I a good parent? Did...

What Is Social Anxiety, and What Can You Do About It?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  December 20, 2021

Almost everyone has had the experience of showing up to a party where you don’t know a single soul. If you’re like most people, you are probably worried about how you come across to these strangers. You may stress about what you might say to make them enjoy your presence....

Reverse Your Anxious Conditioning with Present-Moment Awareness

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  May 25, 2021

A person suffering from anxiety spends most of his or her time either remembering some frightening event that’s long gone, or imagining ones yet to come. In other words, their minds habitually gravitate to the past and the future, but rarely give any thought to what is happening right here,...

What is Your Anxiety Type? 

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  April 14, 2021

The truth is that anxiety has many sources, can accompany many disorders (such as PTSD), and can wear many faces. Let’s look at the different ways anxiety can present itself in your life.  The descriptions below are offered in the spirit of “knowledge is power.” The more you know about...

The Whole-Person Approach to Depression Treatment

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  March 13, 2021

People arrive at the point of depression from many different places, indicating there are a variety of paths to recovery. In short, there is no one answer for depression and no single path to recovery. Just as the reasons for depression are a varied as the individuals who suffer from...

What Is Anxiety?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  February 20, 2021

What is an anxiety disorder? Is it a mental health illness? Anxiety disorders are a type of mental health illness. There are different types of anxiety disorders, and each one presents differently. Different types of anxiety disorders may present with anxiety attacks. Anxiety attacks can come on suddenly, with little or...

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