Here at Anxiety Treatment Advisors of Colorado, we offer a reputable and reliable resource for those who would like to better overcome symptoms of anxiety present in one’s life. Please check back in the future to see further postings on how we are doing our part to increase awareness and understanding of anxiety disorders.

Overuse of video games inflicts adverse psychosocial results

Overuse of video games inflicts adverse psychosocial results

October 24th, 2017

Many mental health professionals and researchers have been analyzing the relationship between social anxiety disorder (SAD) and addictive behaviors, such as obsession about online video games and social networking sites (SNSs). The moderate use of video games, especially indulgence in massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) can enhance a person’s self-esteem and instill essential habits […]

Read More
Easy-to-follow tips to overcome fear of flying

Easy-to-follow tips to overcome fear of flying

October 12th, 2017

For people scared of flying, the news that 2016 was the second safest year in the aviation history might have brought some sense of relief. In fact, the 2016 Safety Report  issued by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has highlighted a 54 percent improvement in the overall safety performance in the aviation industry over the […]

Read More
Stendhal syndrome: Overdosing on art can get too stressful to bear

Stendhal syndrome: Overdosing on art can get too stressful to bear

September 20th, 2017

“For beauty is nothing but the beginning of terror, which we can just barely endure, and we stand in awe of it as it coolly disdains to destroy us. Every angel is terrifying.” Rainer Maria Rilke Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist Rainer Maria Rilke rightly acknowledges the coexistence of beauty and terror in his poem “Duino […]

Read More
How food allergy may lead to childhood anxiety

How food allergy may lead to childhood anxiety

September 19th, 2017

“The immune system evolved to protect us from things that are not ourselves, like viruses or pathogens, yet we consume nutrients, which are themselves foreign,” said Charles Surh, adjunct professor, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology in the Division of Developmental Immunology, as he conducted a study on food allergies some time ago. Approximately […]

Read More
Policing of objectionable online content wrecks PTSD among content moderators

Policing of objectionable online content wrecks PTSD among content moderators

September 14th, 2017

Today, life without social media is unimaginable. It has become an essential part of life for people around the world as an interactive, educational, informational or entertainment platform. It comes in many forms, such as blogs, forums, podcasts, photo sharing, social bookmarking, widgets, video and many more. The emergence of social networking sites (SNSs) began […]

Read More
Anxiety spikes risk of misinterpreting expression and misidentifying emotions

Anxiety spikes risk of misinterpreting expression and misidentifying emotions

September 11th, 2017

Anxiousness or anxiety is an emotion indicated by an uneasy state of inner disturbance that is often accompanied by nervous behavior, such as biting nails, pacing back and forth, feeling an urge to vomit or butterflies in the stomach, and constant worrying and rumination. While going through such an overwhelming state, it becomes quite demanding […]

Read More
Separation anxiety severely impacts a child

Separation anxiety severely impacts a child

August 28th, 2017

Saying goodbye to the people one loves can often be a painful experience, especially in the case of a young child. Separation from one’s parents at young age can make his or her situation more complicated that can eventually take the shape of an anxiety disorder. Some children are so attached to their parents that […]

Read More
Fear of flying and ways to get over it

Fear of flying and ways to get over it

August 21st, 2017

Though traveling via airplanes has made the world much smaller by reducing time and effort, there are still many who dread being in a flight due to safety reasons. Despite establishing many milestones in the field of science and technology, flying is still seen as a risky affair by many. Such people harbor fears such […]

Read More
Mounting stress, anxiety and depression in Americans, finds study

Mounting stress, anxiety and depression in Americans, finds study

August 9th, 2017

Every year, millions of people from across the globe are afflicted by mental disorders with debilitating consequences on their overall health and quality of life. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), nearly one in five adults in the United States (amounting to 43.8 million) suffers from a mental illness in a given […]

Read More
Anxiety can reduce libido

Anxiety can reduce libido

July 10th, 2017

Anxiety accompanied by inner turmoil and nervous behavior is detrimental to both physical and mental health. Characterized by constant feelings of fear, threat, nervousness and suspicion, anxiety disorder is poles apart from casual anxiety, which is a natural reflex that can occur in anyone when exposed to an unknown or a dangerous situation. Affecting nearly […]

Read More