20/20’s Elizabeth Vargas: Overcoming Severe Anxiety & Sharing ‘Secrets’ to Fight Stigma | Esperanza – Hope To Cope

For years, 20/20 co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas self-medicated for her anxiety and panic attacks with alcohol. Now she’s sober and shining a light against stigma. For most of her broadcast journalism career, 20/20 co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas treated her severe anxiety with intensive drinking—a story she shared in Between
— Read on www.hopetocope.com/elizabeth-vargas-anxiety-panic/

Hopeful article!

Brain Signature Predicts Who Benefits from Exposure Therapy | Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Study shows that the success of exposure therapy in reducing PTSD symptoms may depend on the strength of specific brain systems underlying how an individual recognizes and processes emotionally charged stimuli. The new findings can help identify patients likely to benefit from such therapy.
— Read on www.bbrfoundation.org/content/brain-signature-predicts-who-benefits-exposure-therapy

Capsaicin from chili peppers found to produce antidepressant-like effects in rats

A substance found in chili peppers reduces depressive symptoms in a rodent model of depression, according to research published in Physiology & Behavior. …
— Read on www.psypost.org/2018/10/capsaicin-from-chili-peppers-found-to-produce-antidepressant-like-effects-in-rats-52322

And just by the way, Capsaicin is also an anti inflammatory molecule!