COMMON ANXIETY SYMPTOMS
RESPIRATION: TRUE & FALSE
This article tackles the true and false beliefs in breathing under normal conditions and under anxiety
IS IT POSSIBLE TO MISINTERPRET OR MISS BREATHING SIGNALS WHEN YOU HAVE ANXIETY?
Signals from our respiratory system are missed or misinterpreted in anxiety, which explains why we may experience an “unexpected” rise in anxiety as a result of breathing irregularities.
CAN ANXIETY LEAD TO TYPE 2 DIABETES?
This articles seeks to investigate whether or not there is a link between anxiety and type-2 diabetes, as often people with depression develop type-2 diabetes as well.
DOES BEING AFRAID OF UNFAMILIAR PLACES/PEOPLE AS A CHILD PREDICT LATER DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIAL ANXIETY?
Children with behavioral inhibition are often uncomfortable in novel situations, are afraid of strangers, and do not interact with their environment. This inhibited temperament puts them at risk for social anxiety in adulthood
IS ANXIETY PASSED ON FROM PARENT TO CHILD?
Anxious parents transmit anxiety to their child through various pathways including learning and heritability.
IS BODY TEMPERATURE IMPORTANT IN SLEEP?
Sleep can only occur if optimum body and brain temperature is reached.
ACTIVITY OF THE LOCUS COERULEUS CONTRIBUTES TO PATHOLOGICAL ANXIETY
This article discusses the role of the Locus coeruleus in the generation of pathological anxiety
IS THE QUALITY OF REM SLEEP DIFFERENT IN POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) AND MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER (MDD)?
PTSD patients tend to have reduced REM sleep, while MDD patients spend too much time in REM sleep.