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Scientists Find How Meditation Helps Reduce Anxiety
2013-06-04 12:36:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have identified the brain functions involved in how meditation reduces anxiety. The team wrote in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience about how they studied 15 healthy volunteers with normal levels of everyday anxiety. They said these individuals had no previous meditation experience or anxiety disorders. The participants took four 20-minute classes to learn...

2013-06-03 23:22:49

The cycles of destruction gossip can cause — both mental and physical — is the topic under discussion on one of the latest episodes of Carol Newman´s popular BioGirl Health Show. The show, which is aired every Friday at 1pm on Spreaker radio, has already amassed a large following in Carol´s hometown state of Michigan and beyond. (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Carol, a long-time advocate for natural and healthy living, says gossip ie speaking ill of another individual, can cause...

2013-06-02 23:17:22

Conquer Stress Forever created by Chris Green is a newly updated program that covers stress management techniques, and detailed instructions on how to handle stress fast. A full Conquer Stress Forever review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Conquer Stress Forever created by Chris Green is a newly updated program that covers stress management techniques, and detailed instructions on how to handle stress fast. This program will...

2013-05-31 23:03:58

Nathalie Chevreau of Tatalou Science explains the harmful effects of stress on the body and mind, as well as ways to relieve stress. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Registered Dietitian and Founder of Tatalou Science Nathalie Chevreau, PhD, R.D., published an article today on Tatalou.com warning of the harmful effects of stress to a person´s health, as well as three tips to reduce stress. The article, titled “3 Ways to Kill Stress Before It Kills You,” highlights...

2013-05-27 10:53:20

Women at a particular stage in their monthly menstrual cycle may be more vulnerable to some of the psychological side-effects associated with stressful experiences, according to a study from UCL. The results suggest a monthly window of opportunity that could potentially be targeted in efforts to prevent common mental health problems developing in women. The research is the first to show a potential link between psychological vulnerability and the timing of a biological cycle, in this case...

2013-05-26 23:00:40

Online Insurance Marketplace (http://www.onlineinsurancemarketplace.com), announces new blog, “How to avoid stress from being a negative effect on our health!” (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 Online Insurance Marketplace has released a blog providing tips on how to avoid stress from being a negative effect on people´s health! Stress is a problem that is affecting more and more people, regardless of age and sex. If they have this state very often, stress can cause various diseases! To...

2013-05-24 23:18:13

Healthy living expert Carol Newman maintains stress is not the insurmountable partner to 21st century living that millions of Americans make it out to be. And that is why in the latest episode of her BioGirl Health Show she comes up with a host of helpful coping skills to allow listeners to get to grips with this debilitating condition. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 The BioGirl Health Show, on air every Friday at 1pm on Spreaker radio, contains a series of easy-to-follow nutrition and lifestyle tips...

2013-05-24 23:15:10

Online course addresses 5 key heat related hazards. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Just as many parts of the country start feeling the heat of spring and summer, LBA University is now offering an online Heat Stress Safety course. The online course is OSHA compliant and covers heat stress illnesses and the various hazards unique to working in environments where heat exposure is a critical concern. The online course content is supported by the skilled LBA University training staff....

2013-05-21 23:20:44

Today PeopleKeys announces their newest product, the DISC Managing Stress Course. There are so many factors that go into stress - it's important to realize that what stresses you and how you should handle it depends on your personality style. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Recent data from the American Medical Association estimates that 43% adults have experienced negative effects on their health due to stress. The AMA similarly believe that the impact of stress is much more...

2013-05-17 23:15:13

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports a new study that reveals a natural way to reduce stress, anxiety, and high blood pressure, and remedy insomnia. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports a new study that reveals a natural way to reduce stress, anxiety, and high blood pressure, and remedy insomnia. As Bel Marra...


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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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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