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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...

Why Do I Get Depressed at Night?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  September 27, 2022

Many people experience shifts in mood throughout the day, and into the evening and night. Although not much scientific research has been conducted into why this might be, there is plenty of anecdotal evidence to suggest depression at night is a common phenomenon.   Low mood or depression? First, it’s...

How To Tell Someone You’re Depressed

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  September 22, 2022

Depression is a sometimes misunderstood mental health condition. In everyday language, low mood is often worded as ‘feeling depressed,’ but this isn’t the same as clinical depression. There are several different types of depression. It’s important to understand what depression is, how common it is, and the typical symptoms of...

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...

What Is High-Functioning Depression?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  August 31, 2022

When you imagine a person with depression, you might picture someone who has difficulty keeping a job, has withdrawn from their friends and family, or has difficulty maintaining their hygiene. But this is a mistaken view of what depression looks like. People with depression come in all shapes and sizes....

Why Does Depression Make You Tired?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  August 29, 2022

Fatigue, or lack of energy, is one of the most common symptoms associated with major depressive disorder (depression). Most people with depression report they feel tired or fatigued on an almost daily basis. If you feel fatigued every day, and you don’t have another medical condition that could explain it,...

The Relationship Between Eating Disorders and Depression

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  August 23, 2022

Eating disorders are a common illness that affects over 9% of the world population. [1] Eating disorders can be debilitating and even fatal if left untreated, and symptoms range from severely limiting food intake to not being able to control how much you’re eating. As painful as it is to...

What Is the Link Between Eating Disorders and Addiction?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  August 12, 2022

Substance use disorder and eating disorders are both serious illnesses that can lead to dangerous health consequences. They’re often talked about together because they tend to appear together; people with substance use disorder are much more likely to also have an eating disorder than the general population. On top of...

Why Do I Get Annoyed So Easily?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  August 8, 2022

Possible causes and solutions for feeling irritable and short-tempered. Do you get annoyed by everything? Do feelings of frustration arise often? Perhaps other people notice that you are irritable, impatient, and snappy. There could be many reasons you are short-tempered, and plenty of ways to stop it. Find out why...

What Is Intuitive Eating?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  August 4, 2022

Have you ever watched a toddler eat? Often, they will stop eating before they finish their plate, no matter how much they enjoy the food. And they probably don’t separate foods into “fattening” and “acceptable” foods. They eat what they enjoy, which might include rice, broccoli, and cookies. The proponents...

20 Reasons You Feel Hungry After Eating

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  July 29, 2022

Have you ever felt you’re still hungry, no matter what you eat? If you have, you know how frustrating that can be, especially when you don’t understand why. Anything from lifestyle, dietary health, or physical health could be at play, so it’s good to learn what signs to look for...

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...

Four Attachment Styles in Relationship Dependency

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  May 26, 2022

Attachment theory highlights the importance of a strong, healthy attachment in childhood. This important attachment comes at the earliest stages of life to a parent or primary caregiver, usually a mother. This first, fundamental attachment, or relationship, sets the stage for all relationships going forward.

The Effects and Health Risks of Bulimia

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  May 10, 2022

Bulimia is one of the top 5 eating disorders, and while some of the effects of this disease are apparent, there are still many that lay dormant under the surface. When you think of bulimia, you conjure images of bingeing and purging, but these are just out-lying symptoms. In addition,...

I Can’t Stop Eating — How to Stop Compulsive Overeating

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  May 3, 2022

We’ve all been there: You aren’t hungry, but you find yourself reaching into the fridge for a snack. Or you open a big bag of potato chips to munch on during a movie, only to find that you’ve absent-mindedly finished off the whole bag before you’re halfway in. For most...

How to Stop Bingeing and Purging: 5 Tips

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  May 3, 2022

Bingeing and purging are behaviors associated with certain eating disorders. What causes people to binge or purge is complex, but it's usually due to a negative body image and a strong desire to lose weight. Bingeing and purging need to be taken seriously — they are both behaviors that can...

What Is the Difference Between Anorexia and Bulimia?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  April 22, 2022

Anorexia and bulimia are both serious and dangerous health conditions that cause people to lose weight. Although anorexia and bulimia are unique conditions with their own set of symptoms, they may have more in common than you might guess. One of the main things they have in common is they...

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