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What’s the Difference Between Anxiety and Depression?

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What’s the Difference Between Anxiety and Depression?  The terms anxiety and depression get tossed around a lot as if they are almost the same thing. Yet, they aren’t. Although some individuals may experience both of them, they are still two very distinct mental health conditions.     Anxiety and depression do have some overlapping symptoms. But,…

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Does Yoga Help With Anxiety? Learn Today

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Does yoga help with anxiety? Anxiety disorders and anxious behavior can take a toll on one’s quality of life. Ruminating thoughts, fast heartbeats, shortness of breath, constant distractions, and more can make getting through the most minuscule task seem like climbing a mountain.   For someone experiencing these conditions, the idea of sitting down and…

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What to Do When You Can’t Work Due to Anxiety and Depression 

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The terms anxiety and depression get thrown around so much that we don’t often focus on the seriousness of these mental health conditions – especially when they are experienced together. Both anxiety and depression are very real mental health disorders that can be incredibly disruptive to daily life. So, it is no surprise that they can…

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How to Know When to Seek Help for Anxiety

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Anxiety is a natural stress response and can be a normal part of life. However, when anxiety becomes overwhelming and affects daily functioning, it may be time to seek help. Knowing when to seek help for anxiety can be difficult for many individuals, but it is a vital step towards recovery and improved quality of…

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5 Acupuncture Benefits for Mental Health

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Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medical practice that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body. This therapy has gained popularity recently as a complementary treatment for mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression. At Amend Treatment, we offer acupuncture therapy as part of our comprehensive approach to mental health care, as…

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Why is Women’s Mental Health Important?

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Given that March is National Women’s History Month, the question ‘Why is Women’s Mental Health Important?’ is pertinent to current mental health and wellness discourse. Mental health is a critical aspect of overall well-being, and women’s mental health, particularly, is a topic that deserves attention. Women face unique challenges and pressures that can impact their…

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Exposure Therapy for Anxiety: How it is Used

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Exposure therapy often treats post-traumatic stress, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and phobia disorders. These conditions all have one thing in common: anxiety. Exposure therapy has also succeeded in treating generalized anxiety and other anxiety disorders.   Recent findings in the New York Times and Forbes Magazine highlight that exposure therapy had become a “gold-standard treatment” for different…

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Does Meditation Help Anxiety?

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Recent research has been done to help answer the question, ‘does meditation help anxiety?’. A recent randomized clinical trial – one of the most respected methodologies for testing – discovered that over an 8-week period, patients with diagnosed anxiety disorders received as much of a benefit and reduction in symptoms through mindfulness-based mental health treatment…

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Decrease Social Anxiety for a Happy Thanksgiving

Decrease social anxiety for a happy Thanksgiving

The festivities are just right around the corner, but with the laughter and fun may also come anxiety. Knowing how to decrease social anxiety can help you experience a wonderful season and a happy Thanksgiving holiday. Social Anxiety and the Holidays Family holidays like Thanksgiving are all about observing gratitude and celebrating a familial bond…

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