“Chronic anxiety is messy and unpredictable, overpowering and insidious, physical and mental, and at times so unexpectedly debilitating I’m unable to speak or think clearly or even move.” For people living with chronic anxiety, it can be difficult to describe to others what it actually feels like. Many people I’ve spoken with think anxiety is a state of worrying or being stressed out about something, like a school exam, relationship problem, or a major life change like switching careers or moving to a new city. They think it’s a feeling of worry with a direct root cause — and if you fix the root cause, you won’t feel anxious anymore.
Coffee is one of the world’s most popular beverages. It contains a very popular stimulant called caffeine. Many people reach for a cup of this caffeinated beverage immediately after rising, whereas others believe it’s more beneficial to hold off for a few hours. This article explains when the best time to drink coffee is to maximize its benefits and minimize its side effects.
Veganism is becoming increasingly popular. In the past few years, several celebrities have gone vegan, and a wealth of vegan products have appeared in stores. However, you may still be curious about what this eating pattern involves — and what you can and can’t eat on a vegan diet.
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that is the most common type of arthritis. Usually, it occurs among people of advanced age. But it can begin in middle age or even sooner, especially if there’s been an injury to the joint. While there are treatments available — exercise, braces or canes
Do you deal with lower back pain? You’re not alone. The Global Burden of Disease study named lower back pain the leading cause of disability across the globe. What’s even more interesting is that most back pain isn’t caused by serious medical conditions, like cancer or arthritis. Instead, it’s often
When it comes to preventing and treating high blood pressure, one often-overlooked strategy is managing stress. If you often find yourself tense and on-edge