In-depth

Alternative medicine

Mindfulness exercises

What can mindfulness exercises do for you? Get the facts.

Complications

Coping and support

Definition

Mental health

Curious about mental health? Discover what shapes the definitions of mental health and mental illness.

Risk factors

Stress symptoms

Aches and pains, irritability, and crying spells may have an unexpected source — stress. Recognize these and other signs and symptoms so that you can take action.

Symptoms

Childhood mental illness

Is your child dealing with a mental health condition? Recognize the warning signs.

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.

Tachycardia

Tachycardia, a rapid heart rate, is caused by an abnormality in your heart's electrical impulses. Tachycardia can cause serious complications, including sudden cardiac arrest.

Treatments and drugs

Cognitive behavioral therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most common types of psychotherapy. It focuses on specific issues and goals to improve your life.

Psychotherapy

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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