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  1. Sleeping pill use linked to Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 |

    Tens of thousands of Irish patients could be at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease as a result of using commonly prescribed sleeping tablets and anxiety drugs. A new study published in the 'British Medical Journal' has discovered that taking the drugs known as benzodiazepines for three months or more was linked with a greater chance of being diagnosed with the dementia five years later.


  2. Anxiety, sleep drugs linked to Alzheimer's in seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | TwinCities

    marketed under such names as Xanax, Valium, Ativan and Klonopin -- are widely used to treat insomnia, agitation and anxiety, all of which can be early signs of impending Alzheimer's disease in the elderly. But the current study sought to disentangle ...


  3. Anti-anxiety, sleeping pills now lined to onset of Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 |

    It now appears that the elderly have been taking a class of drugs to beat one condition, only to increase their risk for the dreaded memory-robbing diseases of Alzheimer's and dementia. A special class of drugs used to reduce anxiety and induce sleep is now being blamed for increasing the risk of Alzheimer's twofold, according to a dismaying new report.


  4. Appetite and mortality: The two are closely connected in the elderyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... bath -- are still readily available in some retail shops, on the Researchers found commonly prescribed sleeping and anxiety pills such as Xanax and Valium could lead to an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease. Video provided by Newsy Chinese ...


  5. Study: Alzheimer's linked to anxiety, sleep medicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... Those drugs are named in the study as a link to an increased risk of Alzheimer's. The drugs treat insomnia and anxiety, but the study found over time the medications caused memory loss and diminished thinking skills in patients. While the study ...


  6. scholar helps veterans recover from war traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Stanford

    ... by the experience of a terrifying or life-threatening event. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares, severe anxiety and uncontrollable thoughts and emotions. Returning vets suffering from PTSD have extremely high suicide rates, Seppala said. ...


  7. Postpartum Support International: Use of Antidepressants During...Read the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | Sys-Con Media

    "The article is likely to foster unnecessary fear among women who struggle with mood disorders who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. The implication that women idly choose to start or to remain on antidepressants such as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors , or any other medication during pregnancy, is insulting and demeaning," said Women who, under a healthcare provider's care, choose to remain on medication do so to counter moderate to severe depression or anxiety symptoms that would otherwise render them functionally impaired.


  8. How to fix my interview anxiety?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Ask MetaFilter

    ... talking about me and my background, and then go into technical questions. My nerves are so bad that I start having 'anxiety symptoms' while talking about myself - which should be the easiest part! The following happens: 1) Mouth starts to dry 2) I ...


  9. Hyper-Worried About Your Health? 3 Tips to HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | PsychCentral

    ... illness or a range of dangerous or deadly diseases. As their nervousness intensifies, the physical sensations of anxiety start exacerbating their symptoms. So individuals start feeling worse. Their breath thins, vision blurs, heart races, chest ...


  10. Current issue provides critical review of data concerned with antidepressant drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Medical News

    ... cases of depression, limiting their use to the shortest possible duration and reducing their utilization in anxiety disorders (unless a major depressive disorder is present or other treatments have been ineffective). Indeed, the magnitude of benefit ...


  11. New A Forever Recovery Blog Post Asks: Which Addiction is the Hardest to Overcome?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... can include: headache, lack of appetite, nervousness, fever, insomnia, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, mood swings, anxiety, depression, heart palpitations, and Delirium Tremens (DTs). Benzodiazepines (a.k.a. benzos, Valium, Xanax, Klonopin, Ativan, ...


  12. My chest pain is freaking me outRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Ask MetaFilter

    ... time. Help me relax until I can get in to see my doctor. I actually think this chest pain is one of three things: anxiety, GERD, or lung cancer (I take medication that greatly increases my cancer risk). It is located just to the left of where my ...


  13. New York Times' Biased Reporting On Antidepressants And Pregnancy Hurts MomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Postpartum Progress

    ... under a healthcare provider's care, choose to remain on medication do so to counter moderate to severe depression or anxiety symptoms that would otherwise render them functionally impaired. Rather than refuting the Rabin piece line by line, we will ...


  14. Bathroom related transit anxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Ask MetaFilter

    Lately, I have been starting to have symptoms of anxiety when I'm traveling in a vehicle that does not have a bathroom, or that can't easily be exited to find a bathroom.


  15. Federal prosecutors sue owners of Watsonville nursing home for fraud, overmedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... materially substandard or worthless services" to their residents, Haag wrote. Some residents also were given anti-anxiety and other medications, "at the convenience of management," the suit alleges. The federal complaint, filed in U.S. District ...


  16. Alternatives for anxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Daily Camera

    ... ) Apparently so, at least if you're one of 40 million people or 18 percent of the U.S. population diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Yet, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, only about of those who are are affected by ...


  17. Want Relief From Symptoms Of Anxiety And Depression? Natural Zest 5-HTP Now Available On AmazonRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 |

    Miami, Florida -- David from New Jersey had struggled for many years with feelings of anxiety and had suffered from regular bouts of depression; his physician had prescribed many of the well-known drugs that are commonly used in the treatment of anxiety and depression, but David found that either they didn't help at all, or that some of the side ... (more)


  18. Prevention of Generalized Anxiety Disorder Using a Web Intervention,...Read the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | Journal of Medical Internet Research

    ... Wales Hospital Randwick Sydney, 2031 Australia Phone: 61 293829288 Fax: 61 293828207 Email: Background: Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is a high prevalence, chronic disorder. Web-based interventions are acceptable, engaging, and can be delivered ...


  19. Child Anxiety Expert Golda Ginsburg Joins UConn Health FacultyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | UConn Advance

    Internationally recognized child psychologist Golda S. Ginsburg joins the faculty at the University of Connecticut this semester, bringing wide-ranging expertise in the study of anxiety in children to the Child Division of the Department of Psychiatry at UConn Health.


  20. 'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | MedlinePlus

    ... Doctor shoppers go to multiple physicians in search of prescription medications, often narcotic painkillers, anti-anxiety drugs such as Xanax, or medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), said Julie Worley, an assistant ...