Persistent nervousness, worry and other anxiety symptoms can put you at risk of serious health problems. Take steps to ease your mind sooner rather than later.
Lifestyle and home remedies
Stressed out? Try meditation. Learn easy, quick techniques that you can use at work, waiting in line or virtually anywhere.
Is your daughter struggling with her body image? Help her become comfortable with her body shape and relate to food in a healthy way.
Teen eating disorders are serious — but you can take prevention into your own hands. Here's help getting started.
Take control of your mood and health. Explore the many depression treatment options and learn coping skills.
Is your child dealing with a mental health condition? Recognize the warning signs.
Unexplained weight loss: Symptom — Overview covers possible causes of unexplained weight loss.
Tests and diagnosis
Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.
Treatments and drugs
Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most common types of psychotherapy. It focuses on specific issues and goals to improve your life.
Psychotherapy is one way to treat many mental illnesses. See how therapy is used and which type may be best for you.
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