Anxiety and Recent Events

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Anxiety and Recent Events

Podcast Summary

In this solo-cast I’m discussing anxiety’s role in recent protests.  In the first half of 2020 prescription anxiety medications have increased 34% while mainstream news outlets pump viewers full of bad news.

Add in the avalanche of unemployment, civil unrest and non-stop confusion surrounding COVID-19 and you have a recipe for a mental health disaster.

Studies Cited

Changepoint analysis of historical battle deaths:

Mainstream Media Focusing On Violence and Spectacle Over Real Issues

Excess COVID Death Causes

Rise in Anti-anxiety medications

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Erik Abramowitz is a certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP), Naturopathic Doctoral student, health coach, and father. He is the primary content creator for and the host of the Holistic Nootropics Podcast.

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