Alcohol Prolongs Psychological Anxiety of Stress

People often use alcohol as a way of coping with life's stress. New research indicates this may actually just bring more unpleasantness. Although alcohol reduces the cortisol secretion of the stress response, it also prolongs the negative psychological anxiety of stress and takes away the pleasurable effects of alcohol. So stress and alcohol feed the worst…

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Sleeping Pills and Nerve Pills Increase the Risk of Dying

There are many mental, physical, and spiritual reasons why people get prescriptions for pills to help them sleep or to cope with anxiety. It isn't surprising that those who feel they need sleeping pills have higher death rates than healthy people.But the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry published a recent study finding that pills for sleep and anxiety…

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