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Anxiety Road Podcast

Welcome to the Anxiety Road Podcast, the involuntary journey finding treatment options for people that have anxiety or panic attacks and related disorders. This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Nothing in the podcast is intended to be a substitute for medical or mental health treatment.
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Mar 22, 2017

Lots to share in this episode. VR being used for exposure therapy, a commercial that features a person that has phobia and resources to learn about Agoraphobia. 

 

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If you're having suicidal thoughts, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for immediate help: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Disclaimer:

Links to other sites are provided for information purposes only and do not constitute endorsements.

Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.

This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only.

 

Mar 9, 2017

Just a quick mention that there is no show this week due to the sudden soon to be deceased desktop hard drive.

I'll be back next week provided I find the right screw driver.

Mar 2, 2017

A lesson from an escalator and resources to help you find a soothing place or relaxation moment.

 

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If you're having suicidal thoughts, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for immediate help: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Disclaimer:


Links to other sites are provided for information purposes only and do not constitute endorsements.

Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.

This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only.

Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Feb 23, 2017

In the news, CA SB 562 is a proposal to have single payer healthcare in California and two hardware/apps for breathing and symptom management.

 

Resources Mentioned:

  • Gothamist interview with Dr. Barbara Fisher about election anxiety and things you can do to re-center yourself in times of change. 
  • Lena Dunham being interviewed by various media publications about her anxiety and depression condition. She spoke with the The New Yorker, The Fix and Vogue Magazine.
  • Houston Chronicle article about loss of access to mental health services if the Affordable Health Act is repeals and not replaced.
  • There is a possibility that single payer healthcare is coming to California. SB 565 the Californians for a Healthy California Act has been introduced. 
  • The Los Angeles Times has a write-up about the first rumblings about the bill. 
  • Leif Patch Breath Monitoring device. 
  • There are two official web sites The Touchpoint Solution and Buzzies. There is also a Buzzies YouTube Channel.

 

If you're having suicidal thoughts, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for immediate help: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

 

Disclaimer:


Links to other sites are provided for information purposes only and do not constitute endorsements.

Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.

This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only.

Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Feb 16, 2017

This episode is about how both over the counter and prescription medication can affect your sexual responses. If you are taking an over the counter medication for insomnia you might be removing your ability to perform the horizontal mambo.

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If you're having suicidal thoughts, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for immediate help: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

 

Disclaimer: 


Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.

This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only.

Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Feb 9, 2017

Special shout out to reducing your social media time. You don't need to sit in front of the funnel. Take a time out and do something in real space. And check out the resources below if you need tips on setting up your personal boundaries.

 

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If you're having suicidal thoughts, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for immediate help: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

 

Disclaimer: 


Links to other sites are provided for information purposes only and do not constitute endorsements.

Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.

This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only.

Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment

Jan 26, 2017

Agoraphobia is an intense fear and anxiety of being in places where it is hard to escape, or where help might not be available. Let talk about it in the open.



Resources Mentioned:

  • Peaceful Cuisine is a vegan cooking site but even if you are an omnivore you might find a meditative quality to the music and non-music meal assembly videos. You can also watch the videos on Ryoya's YouTube channel.
  • The podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking will take you on a journey. Sometimes from the darkness to the light and some times standing at the brink of survival.
  • New York Times article on Kitty Dukakis experience with alcoholism, depression and her Electroconvulsive Therapy.
  • Former Massachusetts governor Michael and Kitty Dukakis have a information website about ECT with a FAQ page for those that would like more information.
  • Agoraphobia  information at MedLinePlus
  • Bullying connection to anxiety conditions via StopBullying.org
  • Helpguide.org page on Phobias and Fears
  • MedLine Plus page on Phobias
  • Talkspace App for iPhone and iPad 
  • Talkspace App for Android


If you're having suicidal thoughts, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for immediate help: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

 Disclaimer: 


Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.

This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only.

Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

 

Jan 19, 2017

I have always found that knowledge, accurate information is the foundation for a good treatment plan. I want to reduce the fear with information. What you do about this information is up to you.

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Disclaimer: 


Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.

This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only.

Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.



If you're having suicidal thoughts, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for immediate help: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Jan 12, 2017

Some folks need the rough side of the path; it is what they know. 

Per Wikipedia: 

"Research into the hypoalgesic effect of swearing has shown that the use of profanity can help reduce the sensation of pain. This phenomenon is particularly strong in people who do not use such words on a regular basis."

If this works for you there is a video and/or an app that might speak to your soul.



 Resources Mentioned:


If you're having suicidal thoughts, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for immediate help: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Disclaimer: 


Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.

This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only.

Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Jan 3, 2017

For those folks with an anxiety disorder learning about conflict resolution is a two-fer, learning to being comfortable within ourselves.  to express what we want and need AND being able to navigate the wants and needs of other people.

These are some of the resources that are accessible on the 'tubes.

Resources Mentioned: 


If you're having suicidal thoughts, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for immediate help: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Disclaimer: 


Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.

This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only.

Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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