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2013-12-19 10:41:16

If there is something that we all know about in the 21st century it is stress, whether it's the stress of work, financial stress or the stress of getting the next grant funded; we are all familiar with that heart-pounding, race-against-time feeling. But this is a very modern perspective on stress. As far as physiologists are concerned, stress is a well-known factor that has driven evolution and moulded the planet's ecosystems since life began. 'Stress is a hot topic', says Shireen Davies,...

2013-12-17 23:27:39

The new “19 sugar cravings eliminating tips” article introduced on the website Vkool.com instructs people how to overcome sugar cravings naturally. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The new “19 sugar cravings eliminating tips” article on the website Vkool.com provides people with efficient ways on how to overcome sugar cravings without using any kind of supplements or drugs. This writing is really ideal for those people who want to get rid of emotional eating habits and...

2013-12-12 23:29:08

While successfully treating dyslexia and ADHD children and adults with inner-ear-improving medications, Dr. Levinson found that his patients’ many and varied phobias rapidly and unexpectedly disappeared. He then understood the hidden inner-ear and related cerebellar origins of over 90% of the fears and phobias that force anxiety ridden individuals to seek help, and how to better treat them. (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Phobic and panic responses seriously impact approximately 10% of the...

2013-12-10 23:30:45

According to clinical psychologist Dr. Richard Dauber, children with separation anxiety have the hardest time leaving home but calm down once they get to school; those with intense fear and anxiety about school itself may continue to cry when they get there, cling to a parent or the teacher, or become excessively shy and withdrawn with the teacher and classmates. Parsippany, NJ, (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 First-day jitters are as much a part of each new school year as are shiny lunchboxes...

2013-12-09 23:21:35

The link between everyday stress and heart disease may result from stress-related behaviors-such as eating an unhealthy diet, smoking, and excess drinking. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Ongoing stress, whether it's from a traffic-choked daily commute, unhappy marriage, or overbearing boss, has been linked to a wide range of harmful health effects. But can stress cause heart disease? The December 2013 issue of the Harvard Women's Health Watch looks into the connection....

2013-12-07 23:00:20

The Takeoff Today Program designed by Rich Presta is the latest program that teaches people how to get rid of their fear of flying without using drugs or pills. A detailed Takeoff Today Program review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 The Takeoff Today Program designed by Rich Presta is the latest program that teaches people how to overcome their anxiety, panic attacks and phobias effortlessly and quickly. The program...

Study: Cell Phone Use Leads To Lower GPA, More Stress And Anxiety
2013-12-06 17:11:44

[ Watch the Video: Put Down The Cell Phone For Better Learning ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Today’s college students are almost literally attached at the hip to their cell phones and researchers at Kent University said they wanted to see what effect this desire to stay connected to friends, family and the Internet had on students’ academic performance, stress level and overall happiness. Using a survey of 500 students and other methods, the researchers...

2013-12-05 23:27:06

Healthy Directions, a top source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, launches Advanced Stress Relief, a unique supplement that helps the body manage stress and promotes feelings of calmness and well-being. Potomac, MD (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Healthy Directions, LLC, today announced the launch of Advanced Stress Relief, a unique all-natural supplement for stress formulated by Stephen Sinatra, MD, that helps reduce cortisol levels and the feelings of...

Fear Of Being Single Makes People Settle
2013-12-04 13:09:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology say the fear of being single is a meaningful predictor of settling for less in relationships among both men and women. A team from the University of Toronto surveyed several samples of North American adults, including university undergraduates and community members from Canada and the US. The samples varied across a wide range of ages. The researchers performed...


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Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Ornithophobia
2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

Phobophobia
2013-12-24 12:34:07

Phobophobia is a phobia defined as the fear of phobias, or the fear of fear, including intense anxiety and unrealistic and persistent fear of the somatic sensations and the feared phobia ensuing. This phobia can also be defined as the fear of developing a phobia. Phobophobia is related to anxiety disorders and panic attacks directly linked to other types of phobias, such as agoraphobia. When a patient has developed this phobia, their condition might be diagnosed and treated as part of anxiety...

Cynophobia
2013-12-24 10:43:28

Cynophobia, from the Greek kyon meaning dog, and phobos, meaning fear, is the abnormal fear of dogs. This phobia is classified as a specific phobia, under the subtype “animal phobias”. According to Dr. Timothy O. Rentz of the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders at the University of Texas, animal phobias are among the most common specific phobias and 36 percent who seek out treatment report being afraid of cats or dogs. Although snakes and spider are among the more common in...

Entomophobia
2013-12-24 10:17:24

Entomophobia, known also as insect phobia, is a specific phobia of one or more classes of insects. More specific cases include apiphobia (fear of bees) and myrmecophobia (fear of ants). The symptoms regarding this phobia are much like of the symptoms regarding many other irrational fears. An entomophobic is expected to experience enough anxiety upon viewing or otherwise coming into contact with an insect that he or she experiences full-blown panic attacks. With the extreme and serious...

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