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What Causes The Link Between Depression And Heart Disease?
2013-04-22 05:37:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Inflammation of the brain could hold the key to understanding the underlying mechanisms responsible for the link between depression and heart disease, according to new research conducted at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Susan K. Wood, a research associate at the Pennsylvania-based medical center, investigated brain-related biomarkers for depression-heart disease comorbidity, as each condition increased the risk that...

2013-04-18 23:00:40

In honor of April's Stress Awareness Month, the Austin sports medicine doctors at Medicine in Motion have compiled facts about reducing anxiety and stress through exercise. Austin Texas (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 At home, work, school and among family or friends, stress is all around. It's inescapable, but that doesn't mean it can't be manageable. One of the main goals of Stress Awareness Month is to present the public with successful coping strategies for stress and anxiety. While stress may...

A Little Stress May Be Good For You
2013-04-17 18:12:11

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the new open access online journal eLife say that a little stress can actually be good for you. Researchers at the University of California Berkeley´s Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute found that acute, short-lived stress primes the brain for improved performance. “You always think about stress as a really bad thing, but it´s not,” said Daniela Kaufer, associate professor of...

2013-04-17 17:28:51

Long-term cortisol exposure in seniors linked to heart disease, stroke Hair strands contain valuable information about senior citizens' stress levels that can be used to determine an individual's cardiovascular disease risk, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). Unlike a blood test that captures a snapshot of stress hormone levels at a single point in time, a scalp hair analysis can be...

Get Rid Of That Anxiety With Daily Dose Of Tylenol
2013-04-16 14:13:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There are many people who enjoy the work of filmmaker and musician David Lynch. While these people may find his surreal and often very grim and violent themes to be mesmerizing, others could have a very different reaction. His video for the song “Crazy Clown Time,” for example, features no shortage of spinning camera work, violent sounding drums and enough NSFW material to make even the most adventurous feel a slight...

2013-04-12 23:03:47

Jonny Bowden, aka “The Rogue Nutritionist”, recently published an article on NaturalHealthSherpa.com. Dr. Bowden identified what he calls 5 “little demons” that put on belly fat. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 In a recent article published by Natural Health Sherpa, Jonny Bowden identifies what he calls “5 little demons” that make us “sick, fat, tired and even depressed.” Addictive Food The first “little demon” Dr. Bowden...

Social Media Linked to Poor Academic Performance
2013-04-11 18:51:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Could texting, tweeting and other use of social media hurt one´s GPA? That´s what researchers from The Miriam Hospital´s Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine sought to discover, and the results are that the widespread use of social media among college students, which includes texting to chatting on mobile phones and even just posting status updates on Facebook, could take an academic toll. According to...

2013-04-09 23:02:54

Find Your Focus is the newly updated program created by Zach Brownman, who claims to teach people how to improve concentration. A full Find Your Focus review on the site Vkool.com shows if the program is helpful for users to use. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 Find Your Focus is a brand new program written by Zach Brownman, who claims to teach people how to improve concentration quickly. The new program can help users eliminate procrastination and take control their life. In addition,...

Overcome Stage Fright Just By Thinking About It
2013-04-09 17:47:23

[ Watch the Video: Stage Fright Can Be Your Friend ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Rewiring how you think about public speaking may be the key to overcoming your fear of it, according to research published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science. Researchers found learning to rethink the way you see your shaky hands, pounding heart and sweaty palms can help you perform better mentally and physically. Encouraging yourself to reframe the meaning behind these...

2013-04-08 23:00:56

Dr. Garber's Natural Solutions http://www.drgarbers.com, condition specific remedies including anxiety, depression and sleep are now being sold at Lassen's Natural Foods and Vitamins located at 2857 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd in Thousand Oaks, CA. Consumers find that combining the sleep, anxiety and depression formulas help to create a powerful mood support with no known side effects. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Dr. Garber's Natural Solutions® is pleased to announce that their...


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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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