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Tips for Overcoming Social Anxiety

Some types of anxiety focus on specific experiences or situations. Social anxiety, for example, causes a person to feel uncomfortable and even debilitated in social situations. This is more than just being nervous but being unable to participate in social situations without intense emotional and physical outcomes. At Oceanfront Recovery, we can help you develop…

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Recognizing Signs of OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a serious mental health disorder. Though the term is used to refer to just having quirks or needing things to be orderly, in the drug disorder, a person cannot control their actions when it comes to repetitive behaviors. Those behaviors are not always related to the organization either. Knowing the signs…

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What is Alcohol Dementia?

When people can think about the damage that drinking can cause, they usually think about the liver, and rightly so. On the other hand, alcohol addiction is a serious mental health issue that impacts the brain. Specifically, alcohol dementia is a colloquial term used to describe a serious medical condition called Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Everyone needs…

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Recognizing Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition characterized by extreme mood swings. It’s devastating to see someone you love suffering from any mental health condition, and early intervention can sometimes be essential. The following article will outline some of the signs of bipolar disorder and what to do about them. Signs of Bipolar Disorder The…

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Breathing Exercises for Stress

Dealing with everyday stress is a problem we all face, but some manage it better than others. Nevertheless, there are some excellent exercises for stress that will help you cope. Oceanfront Recovery can guide individuals through some general stress management techniques and some breathing exercises to help you deal with stress. Stress Management Managing stress…

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Signs of an Anxiety Attack

Having an anxiety attack is a frightening experience. If you have ever had one, then you know all too well the sense of chaos an individual feels undergoing an anxiety attack. If you’ve never had a full-blown attack but are prone to anxiety issues, you may be wondering what the signs of an anxiety attack…

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Is Depression Hereditary?

If you have family members battling with depression, you may wonder if you will ever get it. Or maybe you already think you have depression and wonder if you got it from a relative. Millions of people suffer from a major depressive disorder in the United States, making it one of the more common mental…

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How to Deal With Seasonal Depression

Seasonal depression is a mood disorder that causes a person to feel depressed during specific seasons of the year. This condition may influence your mood, energy levels, appetite, and sleep. Seasonal depression mainly affects people during winter, but in rare cases, one may experience it during summer. Learning how to deal with seasonal depression at…

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How to Recognize an Anxiety Attack

Experiencing occasional anxiety is normal for human beings. But when this feeling is persistent and often uncontrollable, you may have anxiety disorders. Anxiety disorder is a mental illness that affects close to 40 million people in any given year. The term anxiety disorder refers to several psychiatric disorders that cause extreme worry or fear in…

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Can Stress Cause Hives?

Hives appear as red lumps on the surface of the skin. They vary in size. Sometimes they can be very small, but at other times they can be as big as the size of a saucer. Hives can be itchy, or they can give a burning sensation. In most cases, hives result from allergic reactions…