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anxietycentre.com Membership Benefits

There are many benefits to becoming a member of our web site, such as:

  • Unlimited access to over 800 pages of information including:
    • What anxiety disorder and panic attacks are
    • What causes them
    • How they affect the mind and body
    • All of the physiological components of anxiety, panic, stress, and sleep disruption
    • How the mind can affect the body's physiological makeup
    • Why an anxiety condition IS A PHYSICAL condition, too
    • Numerous natural and practical approaches you can use to reverse this condition
    • Why medication can be both a help and a hindrance
    • A practical, no nonsense strategy that returns the body to normal health
    • What you can do to maintain normal health
    • A FAQ section about anxiety, stress, sleep disorder, depression, and panic attacks
    • A great many other pieces of healing tips, tools, and strategies
    • Multimedia segments (watch, listen and interact)
    • Sound files
  • Private Membership discussion Forum
  • Monthly newsletter
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  • Bi-weekly chat sessions with our coaches/counselors
  • Sincere help from people who have been through it and returned to normal health

When you become a member of our web site, you will be able to access the Member's Area and the following information it contains:

conquering anxiety

What’s in the members area?

The members area of our web site contains a wealth of information about stress, anxiety, sleep disorders, and depression. This information describes how these disorders interact with each other, and what you can do to help yourself regain your normal health.

"Thanks!! Your web site (the members area) is the best collection of information I have ever found in one place. It's been instrumental in my recovery." - S.R., USA

The members area includes information, as well as answers to the following questions:

  • What is stress?
  • What is anxiety?
  • What are the types of anxiety disorders?
  • What are the characteristics of each disorder?
  • What are the causes?
  • What is Stress Disorder?
  • Does genetics play a role?
  • What about other factors that cause stress and anxiety disorders?
  • What kinds of treatments are available?
  • What treatments provide the best results?
  • What are the different types of severity, and how they play a role in recovery?
  • What are recovery expectations?
  • How fast will it take to recover?
  • Is full and lasting recovery even possible?
  • What considerations need to be understood before recovery can occur?
  • Are symptoms real or imagined?
  • How these conditions can affect the body?
  • How these conditions can affect the mind?
  • Why these conditions can make you feel so poorly?
  • Why these conditions can make you feel like you are losing your mind?
  • What role the brain plays?
  • How the brain functions, and the role it plays in these conditions.
  • The endocrine system and the role it plays?
  • What are stress hormones?
  • What stress hormones do and the role they play?
  • Why the mind and body are so tightly linked together.
  • Why the biological aspects of anxiety affect the body the way they do.
  • Why this link is so important to understand.
  • How many people initially become ill.
  • Why many people remain ill.
  • Why anxiety is called a “disorder,” and how it turns into a disorder.
  • Common complicating factors that many people experience, but most don’t talk about.
  • What are panic attacks?
  • What’s the difference between anxiety and panic attacks?
  • Why panic attacks occur?
  • What does a person have to do to recover?
  • What three considerations need to be understood before recovery can begin?
  • How you can approach your recovery regime so that it is helpful, not harmful.
  • A listing of natural and practical recovery strategies that produce excellent results.
  • What recovery strategies don’t produce results?
  • What types of exercise can help. What types are actually harmful.
  •  Dietary and nutritional considerations that can help, hurt, or prevent recovery.
  • The importance of sleep, why it can get disrupted, what to keep in mind, how the body’s biological clock plays a role, and many tips on how to get healthy sleep.
  • How the approach you use can help, hurt, and even prevent recovery. What you should know?
  • Why recovery may seem and be elusive.
  • How your breathing is affected, how it can contribute and even bring on panic, and how you can change it to help your recovery.
  • How stress reduction plays a role in recovery, and 35 tips to help reduce your stress.
  • How prayer can play an important role in your recovery, and in remaining healthy.
  • Why impatience is a recovery barrier.
  • How your attitude plays a role not only in your recovery, but also in your ability to attain lasting normal health.
  • How to better manage your fears, and why fear is a common barrier to recovery.
  • How your personality may be a significant factor in the onset of your condition, and what you should know about it in order to recover and remain recovered.
  • How the thoughts you think may be your worst enemy, and how you can turn it into your greatest ally.
  • How to successfully deal with panic and panic attacks.

    "I've been to countless doctors, psychiatrists, and therapists over the last 15 years. Your information has helped me more in two weeks than all of the others. Thanks for the great information!!" - A.N., UK

There are also self-evaluation tools to help you to raise your awareness about anxiety, worry, lifestyle, and behaviors that can negatively impact your life and recovery.

A comprehensive symptoms area that contains everything you should know about your symptoms, such as, descriptions, reasons they appear, and what you can do to eliminate them.

A section on medications:

  • how they can help
  • how they can hurt
  • what to consider before taking a medication
  • what to consider before coming off of a medication

A section on Sleep: all about sleep, problems, anxiety-related sleep problems, tips and solutions

A section on the Process of Change

  • Why understanding the Process of Change is important
  • Why understanding the stages of change can make the difference between full recovery and remaining stuck.

About Depression – a section on depression

A section on sleep and sleep problems

Helpful tips - tips to help your understanding and recovery

Relaxation Ideas – ideas to help with your relaxation

Jim Folk's Story – Jim Folk’s personal struggle with anxiety

Not Making Progress? – There are many reasons why your recovery may be elusive or stalled. Here are many of the common reasons.

A General Articles section

  • Pregnant women urged to avoid Paxil
  • The Struggle with self
  • Abuse may arrest or delay emotional maturation
  • Abuse affects our ability to trust others
  • The connection between anxiety and childhood abuse
  • Studies show a dramatic increase in disorders resulting from marijuana usage
  • Use the body's natural laws to regain your normal health
  • Stressing Health: Anxiety may be making your patients sick
  • Shy? You may be born that way
  • Study links infant nurturing to adult stress levels
  • Reduced sleep can have serious consequences
  • Antidepressants unsafe for children, British warn
  • Some vitamins bad for you, study warns
  • Vitamin Makers Fined For Price-fixing
  • Aging Baby Boomers Popping More Pills
  • Stress in the workplace rising
  • Having difficulty sleeping…going to sleep…staying asleep? Do you wake up in a panic attack or super energized? Are mornings the worst? Here’s why!
  • Paxil/Seroxat Addictive... It's Official! A U.S. Federal court agrees that Paxil can be habit-forming.
  • When it comes to anxiety disorder, which treatment provides the best results; Pharmacological (medication) or ‘talk therapy’ (Cognitive and behavior strategies)?
  • Serotonin and SSRI medications (Prozac, Paxil, etc.) - What you should know
  • Medication: What we don't know, could kill us
  • Coming off of medication? In a hurry?
  • What I learned: A Summary
  • A little stress can last a long time
  • They're back... Why?
  • It could be the medication you are taking
  • What to do when life becomes full of challenges
  • Dealing with the 'what if's'
  • What goes up, comes down slowly
  • When in a panic attack

A Members Comments section – some of our members have shared their experience.

Anxiety Journal – Comments from our coaches/counselors/members

For family, relatives, and friends of those who have a condition Tips to help sufferers

Tips to help children of sufferers

Tips to help loved ones and caregivers

Abby's Diary – a chronicle of Abby’s experiences and recovery - 30 entries

Member’s Private Discussion Forum – with thousands of entries

A Frequently Asked Questions section – that contains answers to common questions about stress, anxiety, sleep disorders, and depression, including the following:

  • I have been clearing my throat quite a bit lately. My doctor told me that this could be caused by anxiety. Can anxiety cause more phlegm than usual…can this happen?

  • Can ingesting a lot of salt (table salt, potato chips, salty snacks) increase my anxiety symptoms?

  • Can anxiety make you feel like your brain is tingly?
  • Can anxiety cause back pain and other back problems?
  • I have pain and stiffness in my hands and feet. Can anxiety cause this?
  • Does high blood pressure cause anxiety or does anxiety cause high blood pressure?

  • Ever since my anxiety has gotten a lot worse, I've lost a lot of weight. Can anxiety cause weight loss?
  • I become fatigued and my arms and legs feel achy and sore like I did a rigorous workout. It comes and goes and hits sometimes suddenly. Is this normal with anxiety?

  • Why does anxiety cause breathing symptoms?

  • My breathing is very labored and shallow, and I’m concerned that I may stop breathing and die. Can anxiety cause this to happen?
  • Can muscle twitching symptoms last for several months?

  • The floor feels like it is moving. What's this all about? How can I get this to stop?
  • Can anxiety cause my skin to feel hot to the touch and look red?
  • Is my anxiety affecting my relationship, or is my relationship affecting my anxiety? - Audio Commentary: Flash version or MP3 version

  • Can intense or heavy workouts cause my anxiety symptoms to increase - AUDIO VERSION?
  • Can anxiety cause burning, itchy, “crawly,” prickly or other skin sensations, skin sensitivity, or numbness on the skin?
  • Why can anxiety symptoms appear or escalate “out of the blue?”
  • Can aerophagia be caused by anxiety?
  • Can anxiety cause skin problems and rashes?

  • Once I regain my normal health, do I have to practice my recovery strategies as diligently as I did to recover and for the rest of my life, or can I reduce them and still maintain my normal health?

  • Does being diagnosed with an anxiety or depression condition mean that I have a serious mental illness?
  • The Chemical Imbalance or Biological Brain Problem theories
  • Can anxiety cause a constant urge to have a bowel movement?
  • Can stress and anxiety cause a stroke?
  • Can muscle twitching be caused by anxiety? My doctor says mine is, but I'm having a hard time believing him.
  • Is vertigo a symptom of anxiety disorder? I have had several episodes of dizziness when I am lying down and of course the anxiety floods my body as soon as I feel the sensation of the room spinning.
  • Why do we feel worse or experience anxiety symptoms AFTER a stressful event is over?
  • Can anxiety cause stomach problems? If so, why?
  • When a specific symptom shows up, what is the best way to deal with it?
  • Can alcohol consumption make my anxiety worse?
  • I have difficulty swallowing and it feels like there is something stuck in my throat. Can anxiety cause this?
  • I've recently developed a ringing in my ears. Is this serious? Is this related to my anxiety?
  • Why am I so worried when I wake up in the middle of the night?
  • I have social anxiety disorder. I’ve tried a number of self-help programs but nothing seems to work for me. What can I do?
  • I've been experiencing frequent urination, but no burning or other urinary problems. I've been to the doctor and he says it's related to my anxiety. Can anxiety cause this?
  • I’ve been having lots of DéjàVu’s lately. I’ve had tests done and everything is normal. Can anxiety cause frequent Déjà Vu’s?
  • I'm struggling with shortness of breath. I'm fine when exercising but have a hard time when not. Can this be caused from anxiety?
  • Are headaches common for anxiety? Are shooting pains in the head something anxiety related? If so, what causes them?
  • I've been experiencing stiffness around my neck and shoulder area, along with that heavy feeling on top of your head. Is this a symptom of anxiety?
  • Is it common for people with high anxiety to feel disconnected from loved ones and disconnected from themselves?  I feel like I don't know who I am anymore.  EVERYTHING is scary to me!  Is this common for anxiety?
  • I am feeling better, but I am completely exhausted, usually around mid afternoon. Also, my head feels heavy and I feel like I could sleep for a long time. What’s this all about?
  • I have a feeling like there is something stuck in my throat, or that there is a lump in my throat. What causes this?
  • How do sleep-related hallucinations differ from drug-induced or mental illness related hallucinations?
  • One morning as I was just waking up, I had a very vivid experience that scared me. I think I hallucinated. Is this serious? If so, was it caused by anxiety?
  • I have difficulty concentrating and short-term memory loss. Are these symptoms of anxiety?
  • Is burning and itching scalp, scalp tightness, and thinning hair common for anxiety?
  • I’ve just been through a number of major stressors. I thought I did pretty good, but now that everything is over and I’m starting to unwind, I’m experiencing symptoms. Why does this occur?
  • I have been feeling better, when all of a sudden I felt like I was going to pass out. Could this have been a panic attack?
  • I’ve been experiencing awful symptoms, and have had countless tests done. All have come back normal, but I continue to feel they missed something. How can I stop worrying about this? Do doctors generally miss more serious medical conditions?
  • My chiropractor says he can cure anxiety by manipulating certain neck and back muscles that are affecting the nervous system.  Have you heard of this working?
  • I've been struggling with one of these conditions and have read the website. What do I do now?
  • I have a number of distressing symptoms. What do I do?
  • I'm experiencing feelings of unreality or a "foggy-headed" feeling. Is this normal for anxiety?
  • Can my anxiety be the result of low magnesium?
  • My heart seems to skip beats or "flip-flop" in my chest. Is this common for anxiety?
  • I'm experiencing heart palpitations. They are really frightening me. Is this common for anxiety?
  • I'm afraid of passing out. Is this common for anxiety?
  • Is it normal that after a long period of time and making good progress for a new symptom to show up?
  • Is it possible to feel symptoms even though I don’t feel stressed or anxious?
  • My breathing is affected by stress, my chest constantly feels tight, and I have knots between my shoulders.  What can I do to get rid of this?
  • Does the artificial sweetener “aspartame” have any affect on someone with anxiety?
  • Is dizziness a common side effect or symptom of anxiety?
  • Why am I afraid of being trapped in a place with no exits such as airplanes, crowds, trains?
  • I feel claustrophobic and I get anxious and begin to obsess when I am in traffic or in crowded places. What do I do?
  • Why do I experience an increase in anxiety symptoms before and during my monthly period?
  • Can "cold chills" up and down one leg be caused by anxiety?
  • Can I suddenly snap, lose my mind, or go permanently crazy?
  • Once you are beginning to feel a little better, does doing too much cause a set back?
  • I drink caffeinated coffee. Can this slow down my recovery or aggravate my anxiety and depression?
  • How badly do we damage our bodies when we suffer from anxiety? I'm concerned about the long-term effects.
  • I have very crazy thoughts. Things that seemed normal to me when I was healthy, seem weird or scary now. Is this normal?
  • My mind won't stop chattering. Is this normal?
  • I can't believe stress or anxiety can really do this to a person
  • This can't be anxiety. I must have something else wrong with me because my condition is so much worse than others.

A Spirituality section, and why having a spiritual life is important to recovery, life satisfaction, and eternity.

An Inspiration section to help encourage and comfort.

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