Tag Archives: Anxiety

Medical News Today: Could this chemical help explain anxiety?

A recent study on anxiety examined the role of glutamate, which is a neurotransmitter. The findings could help scientists develop more effective interventions. A new study digs into the neuroscience of anxiety. Almost everybody experiences anxiety in one of its forms. Over time, evolution honed anxiety as a survival mechanism; it forms part of our… Read More »

Depression And Anxiety May Damage Health As Much As Smoking And Obesity, Suggests Study

People suffering from anxiety and depression may be at significantly higher risk for major health conditions like heart disease, according to new research, perhaps at levels comparable to smoking and obesity. The study analyzed health data for more than 15,000 adults over a four-year period from the Health and Retirement study, a large US population-based… Read More »