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Anxiety Disorders and Sleeploss

Posted by Dr. Angie Randazzo on Jul 2, 2020 8:20:00 AM

Have you grown more worried and fearful about life over the years? You aren't alone. Research has shown that feelings of fear, general anxiety, and nervousness tend to rise with age.

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Topics: stress, anxiety, sleep anxiety, managing stress

Getting Back 2 Work After Quarantine

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Jun 18, 2020 8:49:00 AM

After being home for three plus months, it was hard enough getting into a routine at home. But what happens when it is time to start transitioning back to work during Covid-19? 

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Topics: anxiety, work stress, covid-19

ANXIETY, INSOMNIA, AND COLLEGE STUDENTS

Posted by Lisa Paul on Jun 15, 2020 9:43:00 AM

No mental illness affects more Americans than anxiety. About 40 million American adults—more than 18% of the population—suffer from an anxiety disorder in a given year. Roughly the same number suffer from long-term, chronic sleep disorders, such as insomnia. Insomnia disrupts sleep in many ways. Sufferers have trouble with one or more of the following: falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep, waking up too early, and sleeping but still waking up feeling tired.

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Topics: insomnia, college, anxiety

Remedies for Sleepless Nights Caused by Grief and Anxiety

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Oct 16, 2019 8:17:00 AM

According to Anxiety and Depression Association of America those who suffer from depression or anxiety claim an increase in their anxiety due to lack of sleep with 52 percent of men and 42 percent of women stating it directly affected their ability to remain focused the following day.

Your social life can also suffer which can lead to depression or increased depression signs. Without quality sleep, the body cannot repair and becomes a state of sleep deprivation that stacks nightly. This leads to a rapid decline of behavioral response including moodiness and irritability.

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Topics: stress, anxiety, healthy sleep

Understanding the Link Between Sleeping and Anxiety

Posted by Selena Thomas on Aug 14, 2019 8:00:00 AM

How many times you go to bed, ready to sleep, but then your mind tricks you, and it starts racing just when your head touches the pillow? If your nights are reserved for overthinking and going through to-do lists instead of relaxing, you probably don’t manage to get enough quality sleep.

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Topics: depression, anxiety, sleep schedules

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