Do you regularly participate in a form of physical exercise? If not, now may the time to get started. Research has found that engaging in a regular exercise routine can help alleviate some of the symptoms of panic disorder. Other potential benefits of exercise include decreasing anxiety, improving mood, and promoting an overall sense of wellbeing. For some, regular exercise may also lessen the severity and frequency of panic attacks. Physical exercise has been known to release endorphins, which are the body's natural painkillers and stress-reducers. Read more. . . .
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that involves pain and fatigue. This disorder is often misunderstood, as the symptoms of fibromyalgia typically mimic those of other conditions and there is currently no test to accurately determine if a person has fibromyalgia. Even though this condition is associated with numerous misconceptions, it has been estimated that over 6 million Americans are dealing with the symptoms of fibromyalgia. Many people with fibromyalgia are also faced with a co-occurring anxiety disorder, including panic disorder. Fortunately, there are treatment options available to help treat both panic disorder and fibromyalgia. Read more. . .
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that occurs during certain seasons or times of year. SAD is most commonly seen in the winter months, when the days are shorter and temperatures are colder. Typical symptoms of SAD include decreased energy, social withdrawal, loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities, and changes in weight and appetite. Depression, including SAD, is a common co-occurring condition among panic disorder sufferers. Fortunately, treatment options are available that can help with the symptoms of both of these conditions. Read more. . .
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