Are you dealing with anxiety AND Lyme disease like me?
Lyme disease is just one example of an infection that can play a role in anxiety disorders such as panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and intrusive symptoms.
It can be frustrating and time-consuming to determine if you have Lyme disease, but while tackling Lyme, there are targeted, supportive solutions that you can implement to get anxiety relief quickly!
If you suspect Lyme or another sort of infection, there are research-based solutions and practical steps to determine the root causes of your anxiety.
Mental illness is a broad term; under that umbrella, there are myriad symptoms, ranging from mild to severe.
Mental illnesses are medical conditions that affect your brain instead of, for example, your heart. There are many qualities every person has aside from their medical conditions, which also applies to people living with mental health conditions. In other words, they are not defined by their condition.
This article will discuss many facts about mental illness, coping skills for mental illness, and ways to help a friend or family member.
OK, I promised an OCD self-help guide in my post entitled Examples of OCD Behaviors. That article talks all about OCD and this one is obviously full of things that can help deal with the various symptoms of OCD.
I briefly touched on Pyroluria in my article on Social Anxiety Disorder and I promised I would write more about it.
The first time I ever heard about Pyroluria was almost 3 years ago. I was amazed and after looking at a list of symptoms I knew that this was something I have been affected by for most of my life and my son too.
Therefore, I thought everyone would appreciate a Pyroluria Symptoms Checklist. Who doesn’t love a good checklist right? I find it helpful to have a visual resource in that form.
But first I do want to lay out some important details about Pyroluria. I hope you find this article not only interesting but helpful.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD): Is an anxiety disorder characterized by unwanted often unreasonable thoughts and fears that lead to compulsive behaviors.
We all have habits that we repeat or thoughts that come up regularly. For people with OCD, these thoughts or actions interfere with their lives in a bad way and even though that’s true… they can’t control it. These uncontrollable thoughts (obsessions), and the urge to do things repeatedly (compulsions) take up a lot of time. Continue reading “Examples of OCD Behaviors”