If you suspect you have an anxiety disorder, I urge you to get the appropriate diagnosis and treatment from a mental health professional. But in addition to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and medication, there are some things you can do on your own to enhance your treatment.
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THURSDAY, Oct. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News)—A birth control shot for men shows some promise, but researchers are still struggling to improve its effectiveness and deal with severe side effects caused by the injections.
TUESDAY, July 26, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Obstetrician-gynecologists should counsel pregnant women about use of long-acting reversible contraception, such as implants and IUDs, immediately after they give birth, a leading group of U.S. doctors says.
THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The teen birth rate in the United States has reached an all-time low, driven by dramatic declines among black and Hispanic teens, according to a new government report.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Becoming pregnant while taking birth control pills doesn't seem to increase the risk of birth defects, a new study suggests.
TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News)—New research raises concerns about Essure, an implanted long-term birth control device that's already the focus of controversy.
THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News)—A discovery in mice could pave the way to a reversible, nonhormonal form of birth control for men, researchers report.
TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that birth control pills may also help shield women from uterine cancer.
A first-of-a-kind insurance law that allows women to obtain a year's worth of birth control at a time will take effect in Oregon on Jan. 1.
TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The use of long-acting birth control methods such as IUDs or under-the-skin implants jumped fivefold between 2002 and 2011, according to a new U.S. government report.
Among U.S. women aged 15 to 44, the use of these long-term but reversible contraceptives rose from 1.5 percent in 2002 to 7.2 percent in 2011-2013, says the report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.