Can Anxiety Cause Nerve Pain?

Neuropathic pain on its own is stressful enough. It can be difficult to diagnose and treat, and chronic pain conditions can lead to further mental health challenges. But can anxiety cause nerve pain? Here’s what we know, plus 14 treatment options for both.

Why Pain Patients Suffer From More Anxiety (And How To Treat It)

If you suffer from anxiety, you’re not alone. If you’re a pain patient, you should know that anxiety and pain are often interrelated. Anxiety itself is the most common mental health issue, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). About 18% of all U.S. adults suffer from an anxiety disorder, and about one-third of people … Read more

Kati Morton – Vloggers We Love

Mental health and how to practice self-care are subjects most people know little about. Psychology can be scary and difficult to understand, especially when you are in the thick of a problem like depression, anxiety, anorexia, or any other psychological disorder. How do you find help for these issues if you are not ready or … Read more

Stop Rumination In Its Tracks – Here’s How

When you go through a big personal crisis, it is easy to spend a large amount of your time obsessing over the details and consequences. It can be helpful to reflect, strategize, and make a plan by evaluating the possible outcomes. This is natural and can be a way to intelligently cope with risk. Those … Read more

Dealing With Anxiety – 10 Tips For Creating A Better You

Anxiety is big, ominous, and difficult to pin down. Dealing with anxiety can feel like trying to hold up a crushing weight, physically and mentally. This is doubly true for those who suffer from a chronic pain condition as a study found that almost half of those with persistent pain issues also had one or … Read more

Do I Have Anxiety?

Anxiety is a word that is thrown around a lot lately. Have you ever been anxious? Have you ever felt nervous or uneasy in your life? Of course, you have; everyone has. No matter if it is from studying for an exam, expecting a child, or waiting to hear on the big promotion that you … Read more

Is Cell Phone Addiction Real (And Is It Causing You Pain)?

We all have had high stress and anxiety days and sometimes weeks at a time. This can come from happy events like pre-wedding jitters or job-related activities like prepping for a career-changing meeting. Did you know, however, that it was found in a 2012 survey that 66% of people feel similar stress levels from losing … Read more

April Reads: Promoting Mental Health

From stress to depression and beyond, some type of mental health issue affects millions of people in the U.S. Even those without a clinical disorder often face occasional anxiety or bouts of sadness they may not know how to handle. For people living with chronic pain, treating the mind is just as important as treating … Read more

Promising Therapy for Anxiety and Dementia, In An App

For years, health experts have told people that constant connectivity to email and Internet via a smartphone can cause overwhelm and lead to anxiety. Now, researchers are finding ways that smartphone technology can help people heal from mental disorders including anxiety and prevent others, such as dementia. Research published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science … Read more