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Anxiety Attacks

This Is What A Panic Attack Physically Feels Like

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes & Alissa Scheller | Posted 10.21.2014 | Healthy Living

For the millions of American adults who suffer from anxiety and panic disorders, panic attacks may be one of the most prevalent and persistent symptom...

Justice Department Challenges University Over Therapy Dog

USA Today | Posted 09.15.2014 | College

The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Kent State University on Monday for violating the Fair Housing Act, according to The Plain Dealer ...

Gynecomastia and My Traumatic Day at the Beach

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorne Jaffe

It took 10 years post-gynecomastia surgery for me to go to the beach and take off my shirt because I still felt those now phantom breasts and stares.

I Mistook My Anxiety Attack For A Heart Attack

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Quentin Vennie thought his anxiety would be the death of him. Literally. "My grandfather died from a heart attack," the life coach recounted in a H...

How To End An Anxiety Attack

Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living

By Madeline Vann, MPH Reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. When you're having a panic attack or anxiety attack, the symptoms -- chest pain, flushin...

What It Really Feels Like To Have An Anxiety Attack

Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Madeline Vann, MPH Reviewed by Niya Jones, M.D., MPH Los Angeles entrepreneur Neal Sideman was in the middle of an intense workout at the gym...

My First Panic Attack

Sarah Fader | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Fader

Not only was I going to die someday, but I was very small in comparison to the rest of the world, which was rather large. I couldn't get over how small I felt. I was an ant and the universe was expansive and I was drowning in the hugeness of it all.

From Confined Spaces to Urgent Emails: The Panic Button

Nichola Petts | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Nichola Petts

For anxiety sufferers, elements of everyday life can trigger a panic attack. Sometimes it can come on without warning, and other times you know that an upcoming situation or activity will absolutely hit your panic button.

Let's Talk About It: Anxiety

Nichola Petts | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Nichola Petts

I'm passionate about having a frank discussion about anxiety and opening up the dialogue. For those who suffer with it, please know that you're not alone. Think of it as your body's way of telling you that you've either over-done it or you're heading in the wrong direction.

Astoria Characters: The Kindred Spirit

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.23.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It's Thanksgiving time, and Kim Parshley is getting ready to make her famous pumpkin pie. She wishes the recipe had been handed down from her grandmother. It wasn't; she was left to concoct it all by herself.

Why So Anxious, My Dear?

Jane Isay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jane Isay

Now that I'm on the verge of publishing my second book, I don't seem to be doing so well. We live in an altered climate for publishing, I tell myself. It's harder than ever to sell a book.