WHAT HAPPENS IN YOUR BODY WHEN YOU EXPERIENCE ANXIETY?
When you’re anxious, only the functions that are needed for in-the-moment survival are activated, the others shut down. Memory shuts down, higher order thinking, planning, organizing,...
Training anxious individuals to turn their attention towards positive things in their environment is effective at reducing anxiety.
PTSD patients tend to have reduced REM sleep, while MDD patients spend too much time in REM sleep.
Post-traumatic stress disorder and panic disorder share similar bodily symptoms of anxiety, however they differ in how unstable and severe they are across the disorders.
Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice that triggers a relaxed state and is believed to help reduce anxiety and depression.