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2013-03-04 23:03:42

The newly released 7-Keto DHEA is proven to reduce cortisol levels which contributes to safe and effective weight loss and now includes higher concentrations of active ingredients. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 Excess cortisol, which is released into the bloodstream during times of chronic stress, plays a key role in making weight loss difficult. There are countless reasons why one gains weight or has difficulty losing fat and inches. One factor that is oftentimes overlooked may be...

2013-02-28 11:56:52

The perennial stress-buster — a deep breath — could become stress-detector, claims a team of researchers from the UK. According to a new pilot study, published today, 28 February, in IOP Publishing's Journal of Breath Research, there are six markers in the breath that could be candidates for use as indicators of stress. The researchers hope that findings such as these could lead to a quick, simple and non-invasive test for measuring stress; however, the study, which involved...

2013-02-27 23:00:45

Abby J. Gardiner, M.A. Founder/Writer http://www.stressbubbles.com presents a new series of posts that focus on stress relief strategies. Gardiner has selected her favourite techniques, concepts and behaviours which restore, relax, calm, and naturally lessen one's perception of drama in everyday life. London, Ontario (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 Feeling stress is one thing. Identifying what routinely causes tension is another. Then there are methods, practices and behaviours that can address...

Phobia Therapy Ineffective For People With Negative Attitudes
2013-02-27 06:14:02

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Putting aside pop-psychology adages that claim the contrary, simply confronting our fears isn´t always the most effective way of defeating them. Instead, researchers now say that to gain lasting freedom from our deep-seated phobias, we have to change our attitudes towards the objects and experiences in which those fears are rooted. A team of Ohio State University psychologists recently found that among two groups of...

Workers Want Life Outside Of The Workplace
2013-02-21 10:59:19

Michigan State University A memo to employers: Just because your workers live alone doesn´t mean they don´t have lives beyond the office. New research at Michigan State University suggests the growing number of workers who are single and without children have trouble finding the time or energy to participate in non-work interests, just like those with spouses and kids. Workers struggling with work-life balance reported less satisfaction with their lives and jobs and more...

2013-02-20 23:00:25

Abby Gardiner, M.A, Writer/Founder http://www.stressbubbles.com invites readers to her now 60 post Archive, offering humorous and wide ranging insights into the tension we all deal with daily. From relationship woes and annoying habits to parenting irritations, Gardiner shows how a proactive rather than reactive response to stress powerfully changes one's ability to cope. London, Ontario (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Life in 2013 is exhausting. From worries about a volatile economy and racing...

The concept of fear is universal and is a strong adaptive trait that helps in the continuation of a species. Fear, as you may know, is not limited to the human experience.
2013-02-20 18:47:31

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The concept of fear is universal and is a strong adaptive trait that helps in the continuation of a species. Fear, as you may know, is not limited to the human experience. And a new study shines a light on the fear response of dogs when presented with auditory stimuli. However, there are several forms of fear to address when observing a companion animal. Typically, fear is the result of an instinctual feeling of apprehension...

2013-02-17 23:01:35

Simple strategies can assist in managing stress and anxiety, according to education expert Jonathan Doyle. (PRWEB) February 17, 2013 Education expert and international speaker Jonathan Doyle believes that anxiety can be overcome with a range of simple yet effective modern strategies. Speaking in a recent podcast on the power of stress and anxiety, the well known communicator outlined a range of effective strategies that were well received by a large global audience. Doyle, who holds a...

2013-02-15 04:20:38

NEW YORK CITY, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobody wants belly fat. It's unsightly, it's embarrassing, and it's extremely difficult to get rid of. But new research may have provided the key to melting belly fat and giving people the flat, sexy stomach they've been dreaming of. And -- in true daytime television fashion -- America's "super doc" was among the first to reveal this cutting-edge information to the public when he promised his audience, "I'm revealing how to cut the number one thing...

2013-02-14 13:34:14

Israeli soldiers tracked through deployment to ID predictors -- NIH study Soldiers preoccupied with threat at the time of enlistment or with avoiding it just before deployment were more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), in a study of Israeli infantrymen. Such pre-deployment threat vigilance and avoidance, interacting with combat experience and an emotion-related gene, accounted for more than a third of PTSD symptoms that emerged later, say National Institutes of...


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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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