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Easing anxiety: How you can help reduce stress and better handle difficult situations

You can’t really call it an epidemic, but anxiety is running at such high levels that therapists are booked solid currently — but not all stress is caused by big things. Often it’s the momentary stress that can up to a big effect. KDKA’s John Shumway is looking into what causes micro-transition anxiety — a …

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Help, I cannot concentrate! Do I have ADHD?

Many people feel they cannot concentrate to accomplish their day to day tasks, affecting their jobs and their personal life. Since ADHD has become a buzzword, many ask themselves if they might suffer from attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). While this needs to be evaluated by a professional, I want to provide some points that one …

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Stress and Eating Disorders

Stress is a major factor that comes up often when looking at eating patterns. To all who are interested in the link between stress and eating disorders, the following article in the Journal of Neuroscience may be of interest: https://www.jneurosci.org/content/early/2021/04/01/JNEUROSCI.2853-20.2021

COVID-19 and Eating

COVID has changed the world, and some of these changes will reverberate long after the pandemic has passed. Eating patterns are very basic to everyday life and they are by no means an exception. Psychological distress, stress management, financial difficulties, and abrupt schedule changes may have contributed to disordered eating during the COVID‐19 pandemic. Helpful …

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