Anxiety and depression begins by understanding how your mind and
body work together
Anxiety attacks and depression may feel similar for you and for me, but
your emotional triggers will be very different from mine.
Getting to know what makes you worry, or starts
your panic or
depression is the beginning of your healing process.
News by Jan 2016 about Antidepressants:
Antidepressants are useless for half of the patients who take these drugs, Reuters reports.
Most antidepressants (visit stop-depression-meds.com
), including Prozac are widely known and Zoloft, increase the body's serotonin to regulate a person's mood, but it is also responsible for the regulation of various physiological functions, including breathing and heartbeat.
Researchers from the Medical University at Columbia University (Columbia University Medical Center), the United States, conducted an experiment on genetically modified mice and found that those rodents that have increased serotonin receptors in the pineal gland of the brain less susceptible to the effects of other antidepressants. These receptors inhibit the activity of neurons that produce serotonin.
The discovery will help researchers create new kinds of drugs for people who do not help traditional antidepressants.
"Around the World" said that in the United States often prescribe antidepressants other drugs. In 2005, of the 2.4 billion prescriptions 118 million accounted for medicines for depression, while on drugs to help normalize blood pressure - 113 million Consumption of antidepressants and other psychotropic (affecting the biochemical processes in the brain) in the US for drugs. the last decade has increased by almost three times. By the way, the brain can produce antidepressants alone.
We all get anxious
is our normal emotional and physiological response to what we feel
is a threatening situation.
However, we differ as to how threatened or vulnerable we feel in
Our personal experiences and acquired belief
systems and attitudes
about those situations are what make us
experience any circumstance in a range from "mild uneasiness" to
"worry" or even "severe panic".
thoughts and beliefs
will change the way you feel and react in any given situation.
about situations determine how I react in those situations.
might absolutely love and excitedly anticipate the prospect of giving
a speech at my best friend's wedding.
I probably have a
history of wonderful experiences of speaking in public.
believe I speak well, so I feel no anxiety about speaking.
same opportunity might fill you with feelings of fear,dread, and
Where I might feel light butterflies of excitement before I
speech, you might experience palpitations, dry throat, sweat
profusely,and feel the need to urinate - all the symptoms of panic.Why?
and panic are a conditioned
response to our perception
My article about Pavlovs
will give you the first building block in your
understanding of why we can react so differently in similar situations.
disorders can mimic the
symptoms of anxiety and panic attacks.
a good idea to have a thorough medical examination including
exhaustive blood tests - and probably more importantly, tissue and/or
hair analysis (more accurate than blood tests in many cases of heavy
metal toxicity) and definitely have your thyroid
checked out - if you
are feeling the symptoms of anxiety/panic attacks, but can't imagine
Read my thyroid
page to understand why I say this.
interesting to note that so many people who's anxiety and
depression is "illness based" share very similar nutritional and toxic
can overcome Depression, Anxiety and panic
Having the right knowledge demystifies the
conditions and gives you a
starting point on your treatment path.
As you explore the site you'll notice that a number
of pages that define various "mental conditions" read rather
like a "medical text book".... well that's because they come from
I've had to do this to
the medical labels that have been given to many of the unsupportive emotional
we may find ourselves in. The
links I'm referring to are on my Anxiety
page, where I detail the most common disorders.
I'd like to emphasise that I've included those
pages purely for the sake of "completeness", and would strongly
encourage readers NOT to get bogged down the medical labelling of how
they are feeling.
What this site is about is getting
to the CAUSE of how you are feeling, physiologically and mentally, and
starting your healing process from there.
I do hope
that you will spend a bit of time exploring what I think is the
really important stuff:
to know your thought processes:NLP
our physical and emotional "states" (State Management)
Managing your physiology:
How Heavy Metals affect us,
The benefits of exercise in depression and anxiety,
Water - why we need lots of it!,
to mention but a few...
Explore the site and learn more.