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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 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.

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).

Nov 7, 2016

In this episode what to look for in a therapist. Your goal is to find the person that has experience with anxiety, depression, trauma or phobias that align with your needs. I have some questions you need to ask and a look at a therapy hook up app called Talkspace.

 

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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

Oct 31, 2016

Self-medication is the practice of using a substance or resource to make you feel better or reduce your symptoms. It is one thing to take the edge off; it is another to go off the edge.  These are some things to think about if you practice self-medication.

 

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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

Sep 22, 2016

Last week I mentioned the book by Elizabeth Vargas's entitled Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction.  This week, a closer look at the term Dual Diagnosis aka Comobidity.

 

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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

 

Aug 4, 2016

Sleep paralysis is the inability to move muscles in your body while between completely falling asleep or waking up. In addition to not being able to move you might see people, aliens or beings in your bedroom.

And yes, this is a medical condition. If you have an anxiety disorder you might be prone to having it pop up.

 

Resources Mentioned: 

 

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

Jul 29, 2016

I am not about to suggest that emotional grounding is like catching a Pokemon. Because you are not catching a pocket monster.

You are trying to catch peace. Calm. Relaxation. That is what this episode is all about; grounding techniques.

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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

Jun 30, 2016

Buried Above Ground is the story of three people that have experience post traumatic stress disorder, one person in combat, another person due to childhood abuse/domestic violence and another person due to a hurricane.

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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 treatmen

Jun 23, 2016

There are limited legal places where you get your medication. Don’t stray off the path for the sake of saving some money.

 

Resources Mentioned:

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.

May 5, 2016

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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.

 

Apr 6, 2016

Every now and again I like to do a recap of the treatment options for people with an anxiety or panic condition.  

Also included in the podcast is some concepts you might want to consider about mental health literacy keep in mind as you search for viable treatment options. 

 

Just as a reminder, there is now an Anxiety Disorder Spectrum Resource page on the blog where most of the resources are now listed. It is a work in progress and if there is a topic that you would like covered please leave a comment on the blog. 

Mar 23, 2016

Compulsive hoarding use to be classified under Obsessive Compulsive Disorder but there are questions about the lack of anxiety related symptoms or co-symptoms in some people.

It was decided to break out compulsive hoarding into a specific classification. That said; there are a lot good information at OCD related websites.

Show notes at http://anxietyroadpodcast.blogspot.com

 

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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.

Nov 11, 2015

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You can also view extras, video and other resources at  http://anxietyroadpodcast.blogspot.com

 

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 blog and 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.


 

 

Oct 28, 2015

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You can also view extras, video and other resources at http://anxietyroadpodcast.blogspot.com

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 blog and 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.

Oct 14, 2015

Resources Mentioned:

 

For more info visit http://anxietyroadpodcast.blogspot.com/

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.

Aug 3, 2015

In this podcast, a look at how frequently you could have an attack and UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center's Guided Meditations.

Resources Mentioned:

  • UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center’s Free Guided Meditations 
  • Bring Change 2 Mind – non-profit that seeks to take the stigma out of talking about mental health issues.
  • Mindful Meditations at the Hammer Museum Podcast 

For links and show notes visit http//anxietyroadpodcast.blogspot.com

Jul 27, 2015

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy also known as CBT is a psychotherapy treatment that seeks to change patterns of thinking or behavior. CBT training focuses on if you change the thought you reduce or eliminate the possibility of an attack. 

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For more information visit http://anxietyroadpodcast.blogspot.com

Jul 13, 2015

You have an anxiety or panic attacks. In this episode a few suggestions on how to go forward.

  • Information
  • Support
  • Coping Skills

Show Notes: http://anxietyroadpodcast.blogspot.com

 

Jul 12, 2015

Here is the thing, there are treatment options if you are broke: There are treatment options if you have an HMO or if you actually belong to a boutique medical group.

The hard part is finding the right provider and treatment for you and your condition. So the goal of this podcast is to talk about treatment options, apps, some history, a tiny bit of humor, which should be included in any treatment.

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