Glossophobia: the Fear of Public Speaking

Glossophobia is a common social phobia categorized under social anxiety. As of this writing, glossophobia affects a significant portion of the American population. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), public speaking anxiety affects “about 73% of the population.” Those affected by glossophobia are often mistaken for simply having a case of nerves […]

Examining The Viability of Propranolol for Anxiety Disorders

With fears over a second wave of COVID-19 at an all-time high, there’s been a significant rise in anxiety disorder diagnoses among Americans. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental illness in the United States, affecting over 18% of the population nationwide before […]

What is L-theanine

L-theanine is a chemical that exists in the leaves of green tea plants, it gets extracted and put into pills or other forms. Its main purpose seems to be relaxation, making you calm down and relax. It is found in green tea, which means that it probably originates from something to do with plants. It […]