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Anxiety

Feelings of anxiety and panic interfere with daily activities, are difficult to control, are out of proportion to the actual danger and can last a long time. Symptoms may start during childhood or the teen years and continue into adulthood. We have the experts who can help diagnose and treat anxiety concerns.

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Overwhelmed by anxiety?

Everyone worries sometimes. But people with anxiety disorders have excessive worry they can't control. Learn about the types of anxiety disorders and treatments that can help.

Linda Hubbard, L.M.F.T. By Linda Hubbard May 16, 2022
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Identifying signs of anxiety and depression

When people struggle to cope with stressful situations, depression and anxiety become more noticeable. Learn how to identify the symptoms, and get coping tips.

Jolene Hanson LICSW By Jolene Hanson May 4, 2022
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11 tips for coping with an anxiety disorder

People with anxiety disorders experience frequent, excessive anxiety, fear and panic in everyday situations. These 11 lifestyle changes and strategies can make a difference.

Siri Heille CNP By Siri Kabrick July 20, 2021
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Tips to help ease anxiety

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered worsening symptoms for many who are living with anxiety. Understand and combat anxiety with these helpful tips.

Jill Christensen NP By Jill Christensen February 10, 2021
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Use mindfulness to improve well-being

If you've heard of or read about mindfulness — a form of meditation — you might be curious about how to practice it. Find out how to do mindfulness exercises and how they might benefit you.

June 22, 2020
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5, 4, 3, 2, 1: Countdown to make anxiety blast off

Everyone feels anxious now and then. But there are things you can do to minimize those feelings.

June 6, 2020
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COVID-19 and spiritual life: What do we do now?

The "what comes next" question is important in our society today as we deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. So what do we do now? Here are three ways we can choose to deal with dubious times.

May 20, 2020
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COVID-19 and spiritual life: Controlling anxiousness in your family

Has the stress level risen in your home? Here are 3 spiritual health tips you can try to lower anxiety levels in your family.

April 28, 2020
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Self-care tips during the COVID-19 pandemic

Taking care of yourself is important so you are equipped to help your family through this time. Here are some tips.

Sarah Reichert LSW By Sarah Reichert April 7, 2020
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Anxiety disorders — Is it really all in your head?

We all experience some anxiety at different periods in time. It’s the brain’s way of getting us ready to face or escape danger, or deal with stressful situations. But why does anxiety manifest with physical symptoms?

September 9, 2015
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Answers about oft-questioned psychiatric medications

Taking medications on a daily basis can be a chore, but it becomes more challenging if there’s lack of understanding of or misconceptions about your medication. Many patients are skeptical about taking psychiatric medications. Here are the facts.

June 22, 2015

Coping with holiday stress — Keeping our expectations realistic

The holiday season is just weeks away. For many of us, the holiday season brings hopes of beautiful times spent with family, friends and loved ones. But for some, it's the start of the "season of stress."

November 10, 2014