Anxiety Hurts

Everybody knows what anxiety feels like – it’s annoying and counterproductive and apparently useless, so why does it exist? It turns out your anxiety isn’t useless at all – it’s a result of the sympathetic nervous system (in charge of the fight or flight response), which lets you respond immediately to threats and can also… Continue reading Anxiety Hurts

Why Do Depression and Anxiety Go Together?

Even though depression and anxiety are different types of disorders, they tend to go together. But why can it happen? Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Crisis Text Line: International Resources: Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it… Continue reading Why Do Depression and Anxiety Go Together?