Can Anxiety Be Passed From One Generation To The Next?

an older woman suffering with anxiety

Anxiety is a common disorder affecting 40 million adults in the United States. Anxiety develops from a complex set of brain chemistry, traumatic life events and personality traits.  However, genetics can also put you at the risk of developing anxiety.  What is Anxiety?  Anxiety is a feeling of apprehension and fear about possible future events. … Read more

Benefits Of Exercise For Mental Health

Asian women exercise indoor at home she is acted "push up"

In the long term, anxiety can cause respiratory problems, lower the immune system, lead to gastrointestinal disorders and heart disease, cause weight gain and memory loss. By exercising, your muscles will feel less tense, your heart rate will rise to increase the amount of serotonin and other anti-anxiety neurochemicals, and you’ll feel more relaxed and … Read more

Breathing Exercises For Anxiety

a man breathing into a bag during anxiety attack

Typically, when discussing breathing exercises people immediately think about deep breathing. A deep breath is not always sufficient to return yourself to a state of calm. While deep breathing is linked to the body’s sympathetic nervous system, it is exhaling that has been linked to the parasympathetic nervous system. The former controls the body’s fight … Read more