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Get relief for anxiety, phobias, OCD, post-traumatic stress disorder, and more

Harvard Health Publications

Reclaim a less stressful life

Get relief for anxiety, phobias, OCD, post-traumatic stress disorder, and more

Coping with Anxiety and Stress Disorders
Inside Anxiety and Stress Disorders, you’ll discover:
How answering yes to three questions may indicate you have social anxiety disorder
A summary of the differences between positive stress, tolerable stress, and unhealthy, toxic stress
The most and least common anxiety disorders
Three great relaxation techniques if you don’t have anxiety disorder, but are just plain worried
A clear illustration of the areas of the brain that control anxiety
Expert tips to help people with OCD channel their perfectionism so that it’s a strength, not a stumbling block
Top tips for caring for a loved one with anxiety disorder
Three types of psychotherapy that can be helpful in treating anxiety
A comprehensive list of anxiety medications and their side effects
Expert advice for getting more and better sleep
And so much more!
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Do anxiety and stress keep you from fully enjoying life? Does the thought of speaking in public, driving over a bridge, or just going to the grocery store fill you with panic? Do you find yourself dreading social encounters, or engaging in obsessive behaviors? If so, you’re not alone. Anxiety disorders are among the most common psychiatric conditions, affecting 40 million Americans.
But here’s the good news: you can take charge of your anxiety and get back to the life you want. A Special Health Report from the experts at Harvard Medical School, Anxiety and Stress Disorders, shows you how.
In this information-packed guide, you’ll discover:
The latest treatments for anxiety and stress disorders.
You have many options when it comes to managing your anxiety, including relaxation techniques, exercise, improving your diet, getting more sleep, psychological therapy, medications, and alternative approaches. By the time you’re done reading Anxiety and Stress Disorders you’ll have a thorough understanding of all the latest treatments, so you can make more informed healthcare choices.
Special bonus section: alternative treatments. Anxiety and Stress Disordersincludes a special section that covers the full range of alternative treatment options, including mindfulness meditation, yoga, hypnosis, herbal supplements, and biofeedback, along with relaxation techniques like deep breathing, visualization, and body scanning.
How to make anxiety treatments work for you. With Anxiety and Stress Disordersyou’ll learn how to make your anxiety treatments more effective — for example, by persisting in your treatment, learning to cope with stress, cutting back on tobacco and caffeine, and getting help from friends and family.
Complete summary of anxiety and stress disorders. There’s more than one kind of anxiety disorder, and it’s critical that you know the differences in order to get the right care. Anxiety and Stress Disorders includes a comprehensive review of anxiety conditions, from phobias to post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and others. You’ll also learn about anxiety which may be caused by prescription or illegal drugs, as well as anxiety that may be related to medical conditions like hyperthyroidism, low blood sugar, or asthma.
The causes of anxiety. Why do we experience anxiety? As you’ll find out in the guide, anxiety results from a complicated mix of genetics, life experiences, brain chemistry, and personality. While it might seem like there are many factors working against you, the guide gives you the tools you need to take on anxiety and stress with confidence.
There’s so much more waiting for you in Anxiety and Stress Disorders including: a helpful chart summarizing the differences between everyday worries and true anxiety disorders...how constant stress can take a toll on your heart...the most and least common anxiety disorders...how anxiety affects men and women differently...the symptoms of OCD, panic disorder, PTSD, and other anxiety conditions...how anxiety manifests itself among children, teenagers, and older adults...a comprehensive list of anxiety medications and their side effects...and top tips for better sleep.
Aren’t you tired of letting anxiety control how you feel and behave? Isn’t it time you reclaim a less stressful life? If the answer is “Yes!” then you need Anxiety and Stress Disorders — get your copy today!
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Howard E. LeWine M.D.
Chief Medical Editor
Harvard Health Publishing

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