No matter what you do or where you're from, there's a good chance that anxiety has impacted your life at one time or another. In fact, more than 40 million people in the United States alone suffer from anxiety on a regular basis. There are simply too many stressful triggers out there — from impending work deadlines to becoming a parent to that spider on the ceiling that you know is going to land on your head. And while you might think the best way to curb your anxiety is with calming remedies, for many people, the opposite is true. That's why one unlikely antidote to anxiety is horror movies. How can watching other people go through stressful, terrifying, but usually fictitious experiences help calm your nerves?
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Written by Allison Hirschlag November 26, 2018
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