The Relationship Between Anxiety and the Immune System

Stress, anxiety, and the immune system

A little anxiety is a good thing. It lets you be introspective, considering your actions and their effects on other people.  But too much anxiety is debilitating. Over 40 million Americans struggle with an anxiety disorder.  Many people think that anxiety is a mental condition. That’s true. But mental conditions can impact the body. Anxiety […]

Looking for Anxiety Treatment in Sacramento?

Anxiety Treatment Sacramento

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How to Overcome Social Anxiety: 7 Helpful Tips

Social Anxiety Treatment in Orange County

Over 15 million adults in the United States experience social anxiety disorder. And of those 15 million adults, 36% of them admit to experiencing symptoms for 10 years before seeking help.  Social anxiety is one of the most common forms of anxiety, but that doesn’t mean you have to accept the symptoms and live with […]

Two Accredited Facilities, One Shared Vision

We are fortunate to live in the age of integrative medicine, a time when public health can really improve because we recognize mental wellness as the precursor to total health. If addiction or mental illness are addressed, the whole person can thrive because feedback from all systems is heard and felt. Not to mention, the […]

Six Months of Continuing Support

People seeking mental health treatment find themselves facing challenges many will never fully understand.  No one dreams about one day having a mental illness and the crises (spiritual, emotional, financial, social, moral) situated with these daunting illnesses. In fact, many fail to realize that it’s a mental illness or unresolved trauma that often leads to […]

My Kingdom for Some Care

Imagine that you’re driving your car near your home in Santa Barbara when you’re involved in a traffic accident through no fault of your own.  Your leg is broken and you are taken to the nearest emergency room. The doctor tells you that you’ll need surgery and a period of intense physical therapy to regain […]

Anxiety Online: A New Approach to Mental Health

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Can the Internet Help with Anxiety Disorders? Nearly 20% of American adults suffer from an anxiety disorder, less than half of which receive professional treatment. This is not necessarily due to a lack of treatment options, rather the barriers to treatment. Aside from cost and access, stigma and fear play a large part of the […]

Empathic Equine Therapy at D’Amore Healthcare

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How Horses Demonstrate Empathy Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Horses are sensitive, feeling-oriented prey animals. Because of this, their survival depends on their ability to sense any incongruence in their environment. As herd animals, horses can sense and assimilate to the feelings of other horses and […]

Coping with Stress in Recovery

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Handling Stress We all experience stress throughout the course of our lives. No one lives a stress-free life. However, how we cope with recovery is the difference between a happy, healthy life and a life of stress and relapse. Key stress factors could include: financial concerns, family dramas, and crises, death and work problems.   […]

8 Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress During Recovery

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Coping With Stress in Recovery  It’s really late, and you can’t sleep. It’s impossible to relax. Your mind is racing with thoughts about the past day, week, year.  Stress and anxiety are hard to deal with for anyone, but they’re especially hard if you’re used to coping at the moment with drugs or alcohol. If […]