Anxiety Archives

Anxiety and mental well-being

November 3, 2022

By: Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times If you live long enough, every human being will experience good times, as well as times they would rather forget. There is some truth to the saying, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” If we value wisdom, we can learn and adapt from all of… [Read More]

Five tips to help your child with back-to-school anxiety

August 18, 2022

Nervousness and anxiety are normal It’s that time again. As summer winds down, we find ourselves wandering along store aisles, kids in tow, clutching the new school supply lists. Are your kids excited about a new school year? Are they nervous? Do you think they might have some back-toschool anxiety? To help your child with… [Read More]

Three reasons you’re waking up in the middle of the night

October 22, 2020

Unable to get your beauty sleep? Do you find yourself constantly roused during the wee hours of the night? Being unable to sleep through the night could be a sign of a deeper health issue. Here are a few of the most common causes of nighttime waking and what you can do about it. Anxiety… [Read More]

Coronavirus anxiety: Coping with stress, fear, and uncertainty

April 2, 2020

Fears about COVID-19 can take an emotional toll, especially if you’re already living with an anxiety disorder. But you’re not powerless. These tips can help you get through this stressful time. Understanding your anxiety It’s a frightening time. We’re in the midst of a worldwide pandemic, with cities and even entire countries shutting down. Some… [Read More]

Eating too much sugar affects your mental health. Here’s how…

November 7, 2019

It’s not a new revelation that sugar is bad for our health. High sugar intake leads to high BMI, obesity, a decline in oral hygiene, and diabetes. However, what’s not often discussed is the significant impact of a high sugar diet on mental health. There is conclusive research on the negative impact it can have… [Read More]

Twelve early signs of anxiety and mental illness

September 5, 2019

Anxiety disorders often go hand in hand with depression and other mental illnesses. People who have anxiety disorders struggle with intense and uncontrollable feelings of anxiety, fear, worry, and/ or panic. These feelings can interfere with daily activities and may last for a long time. Would you know the telling signs if it were to… [Read More]

Is there a link between anxiety and seasonal allergies?

August 15, 2019

Recent studies are showing that people with allergies are also highly likely to have anxiety. According to a Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center study, 7-year-old patients with allergies were found to also have been diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and other symptoms such as being withdrawn. Children with hay fever had a threefold risk of depression… [Read More]