There are few things more unpleasant than a panic attack. Getting one to stop can be complicated, but the strategies presented below can help.[Read more…]
What is Stellate Ganglion Block for PTSD?
Several effective treatment options exist for people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A medical treatment called stellate ganglion block (SGB) is one of the newest options. SGB is an injection administered by a doctor or other healthcare professional into the neck. It works by affecting the nerves near the voicebox.[Read more…]
Intense panic-like symptoms can be quite upsetting and scary. When does it make sense to go to urgent care for your anxiety?
First: Are You Sure It’s Anxiety?
You shouldn’t assume what you’re feeling is anxiety when it’s really something more dangerous. Sometimes the most useful thing about visiting urgent care is confirming whether symptoms are anxiety or a medical problem. This can be difficult to determine since anxiety symptoms and some medical symptoms overlap.[Read more…]
Certain patterns of thinking make you more likely to experience anxiety, depression, anger, and other problems. These patterns are called cognitive distortions, and you can learn to counter them.[Read more…]
There are a lot of different recommendations for how long you should meditate, as well as for how often you should meditate. Some sources say to do an hour every day, but you may not have that much time. Below you’ll find research-based recommendations for how long — and how often — to meditate.[Read more…]