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stress can feed insomnia
2014-07-04 05:25:11

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it. This is the major finding of a new study investigating the link between stress and the development of insomnia. “Our study is among the first to show that it's not the number of stressors, but your reaction to them that determines the likelihood of experiencing insomnia,” stated lead author Vivek Pillai, PhD and research fellow at the Sleep Disorders and Research Center at...

mindfulness meditation
2014-07-03 05:36:01

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As people become more aware of how stress affects their lives in almost every area, mindfulness meditation has risen in popularity as a way to improve both mental and physical health. Researchers have investigated the usefulness of mindfulness on everything from gene expression to cancer treatment, but most of these studies focus on lengthy, weeks-long training programs. Carnegie Mellon University researchers took a different...

child stress
2014-06-28 05:41:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Chronic stressors such as poverty or abuse can have a lasting negative impact on children and could be linked to behavioral, health or employment-related problems later on in life, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Biological Psychiatry. While experiencing a certain amount of stress can help youngsters learn how to adapt to and cope with life’s obstacles, researchers from the University of...

2014-06-27 23:10:40

Many people are unaware that healthcare workers in perinatal fields are at increased risk for PTSD and Compassion Fatigue. Hear Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett offer an in-depth look at why and how perinatal professionals are at risk, as well as how to cope with these issues and finding strategies for healing. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The National Center for PTSD recognizes every June as awareness month, where collective efforts are made to spread knowledge and increase support...

2014-06-24 23:15:36

Stressful situations are one of life’s tough realities, but San Diego therapist Dr. Joanne J. Wendt has tips that can help anyone navigate stressful moments effectively. San Diego, California (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 It can take seconds to become stressed and hours, or even days, to finally relax. From twenty-eight years as a practicing therapist, Dr. Joanne J. Wendt has found that it’s important to learn to confront this powerful emotion, especially when it first strikes. “Effective...

2014-06-24 16:23:11

Intermountain Medical Center Diseases of the adrenal gland have long been difficult to diagnose. But now, researchers have found an affordable and easy way to diagnose and monitor endocrine diseases of the adrenal gland by using saliva and a smartphone. Researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, have developed new smartphone technology to help screen patients for a number of adrenal gland diseases, including Cushing's syndrome. The new tool also helps to identify...

2014-06-24 16:18:52

The Endocrine Society Researchers have developed a device that uses any smartphone to measure the cortisol concentration in saliva. The device was presented Tuesday, June 24, at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society in Chicago. "We have developed a method for measuring cortisol in saliva using a smartphone and a disposable test strip. This innovation enables anyone with a smartphone to measure their salivary cortisol...

2014-06-23 23:09:13

Pittsburgh Hypnosis Expert and Olympic Gold Medal winning mental training coach has developed a revolutionary new anxiety treatment that has been transforming the lives of children and adults. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The world has become overrun with stress and anxiety. People are being bombarded with stress at home, stress at work and even their own person stress that no one else knows about. Pittsburgh Hypnosis Expert and Olympic Gold Medal winning mental training coach...

2014-06-20 08:23:20

GRANDVILLE, Mich., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternaturals, Inc., Symbol (OTCPink:ANAS) today announced that it is prepared to release its next mainstream product in July. The product, called Relaxapro©, is an alternative to prescription medications for anxiety, a $30 billion market in the U.S. alone. Anxiety disorders manifest in the forms of worry and anxiety, and studies regarding anxiety reveal stunning statistics. On an average, six percent of the men and thirteen percent...

2014-06-18 23:00:25

Shane Michaels Releases a Review of Impulsive Desire Method, Alex Carter’s Latest Dating and Relationship Program to Help Men Find the Secret to Attracting Women Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Impulsive Desire Method, a dating guide created specifically for men by relationship expert Alex Carter designed to help guys discover the secret to getting women to obsessively desire them using just a few simple tips and tricks has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an...


Latest Anxiety Reference Libraries

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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