Garrett Steele, Author at healthandsymptoms

Garrett Steele

  • New Mental Disorders

    While many deadly diseases have been cured during the twentieth century, there is also an abundance of conditions that have emerged in the past several decades. Whether they are a product of our technological dependence or they have simply never been recognized before, the last one hundred years have shown us many...
  • Mental Health Awareness

    It is important to constantly monitor your mental health, from constant check-ups to being alerted to symptoms of mental illness. Mental illness may progress over time and be detrimental to yourself and your personal relationships with loved ones. There are many causes of mental illness, some due to genetics,...
  • Social Anxiety Symptoms

    The majority of people feel a little bit self-conscience or shy in social situations that are generally considered to be nerve-racking. These include walking into a crowd of unknown individuals, going to a job interview, or giving a speech in front of a large audience. Everyone has likely experienced clammy hands, an...
  • Anxiety Causes

    Everyone experiences some amount of anxiety in everyday life. Students often experience anxiety when faced with a pop quiz or important exam. Life events such as moving, getting married or having a child also cause stress and anxiety. For some people, however, anxiety becomes a debilitating illness. According to...
  • Treat Anxiety

    Everyone experiences some level of anxiety at different times in life. Unlike students who experience brief anxiety leading up to a final exam or those who experience short-lived stress when faced with major life-changing events, people with anxiety disorders experience high levels of anxiety for a minimum of six...
  • Types of Anxiety

    Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. When anxiety gets out of control, and interferes with the quality of life, help should be sought. To get an accurate diagnosis of anxiety, an appointment should be made with one of the following professionals: Family Physician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Nurse Practitioner (ARNP),...
  • Anxiety Attacks

    Anxiety attacks, commonly called “panic attacks,” arise suddenly and present with a variety of intense physical symptoms that can be mistaken for a heart attack. An anxiety attack can happen anywhere. Although stress is a factor and a trigger that may lead to an anxiety attack, often no trigger...
  • Baby Anxiety

    My Baby Won’t Calm Down! There are few words to adequately describe just how much a newborn baby could cry. Whether it’s dreaded colic, sensitivity to light and noise, or overall discontent, a baby can cry longer than you can keep your patience. So, what happens when your little...
  • Anxiety

    An anxiety attack is a short period of overwhelming fear that comes on with no warning and for no rational reason. Those who experience anxiety attacks one or three should go to a doctor. An anxiety attack is also often called a panic attack. Treatment of Anxiety Doctors are...
  • Personality Disorder Types

    Personality disorders are defined as continuous patterns of behavior and internal experiences that are highly deviant from most societal and cultural expectations or norms. Such behaviors are inflexible and pervasive. They start in late childhood or early adulthood, continue over time, and provide a source of distress and even impairment. DSM-V,...
  • Treat Personality Disorders

    Personality disorders are a category of mental disorders that are characterized by rigid and unhealthy patterns of thinking, behaving, and functioning. The most well-known personality disorders include obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, avoidant personality disorder, paranoid personality disorder, and borderline personality disorder. There is a wide range of personality disorders, with...
  • Mental Health Problem Causes

    There is a positive link between mental illness and substance abuse. Certain drugs can lead to an increased risk of developing a mental disorder, such as depression, paranoia, or delusions. Long-term use of drugs or alcohol can cause depression and anxiety that worsens over time. Although there is some...
  • Prioritize Mental Health

    Mental health is defined by your emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing, and it affects the way that you think, feel, and act. The way we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices are all determined by the state of our mental health. The line between mental health and mental...
  • Common Mental Health Problems

    Efforts are being made to better understand the complexity of mental health and how to effectively help those struggling.  Chances are you or someone you know will experience a mental disorder at some point in life. Here is a look at three of the most common mental health disorders in...
  • Sweat Myths

    Sweat—everybody does it, and virtually no one likes it. Because of the social taboo that surrounds this bodily function, there is a wealth of information about what causes it and how to stop it. Unfortunately, not all of this information is 100% correct. Here is a look at five...