Despite the recent upswing in mental health awareness, "OCD" is still considered by most to be more of a punchline or a quirk than the battle it really is.
If you experience anxiety, you are not alone. As the most common mental illness in the U.S., anxiety disorders impact about 40 million adults.
Advice for those trying to understand and help an anxious friend or family member
Having a social phobia can severely interfere with your everyday life. There are ways to address social anxiety without taking medication.
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Phobias are intense fears related to certain objects or situations. Trypophobia is an unofficial phobia that deals with clusters of holes. There are also many other unusual phobias.
Mental chatter (also called mental talk or internal dialog) can become a serious issue if not handled correctly. It is certainly stressful but can be handled neatly by the practice of mindfulness.
Suffers of Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) are afraid of social occasions and events. They show anxiety, racing hearts, blushing, sweating. See details.
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Alzolam is a useful medication for short term anxiety relief. But long term use can cause dangerous side effects. Most commons side effect is drowsiness. Its generic name is Alprazolam