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2014-03-27 08:34:48

FAIRFIELD, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While current events are triggering panic in flyers, the reasons behind fear of flight are varied and include claustrophobia, terrorism, turbulence, fire, illness spreading through the cabin or violence on board - however, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, more than 90 percent of flight phobics actually fear becoming overwhelmed with anxiety during the flight. President of S&J Nature Products, the...

2014-01-07 23:27:10

Phobia Release Program designed by Jan Heering is the latest program that teaches people how to manage their stress and emotions easily. Is the Phobia Release Program review on the site Vinamy.com trustworthy? Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Social phobia (social anxiety disorder) is a chronic mental health condition that is characterized by anxiety, fear, self-consciousness and embarrassment. Phobia Release Program is a new solution for those people who want to manage their stress...

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...

2011-05-02 13:17:34

Patients who undergo MRI often suffer from elevated anxiety. Patient discomfort may cause poor image quality due to motion artifacts or early termination. Anxiolytic medications are currently used to reduce this anticipated anxiety , but animal-assisted therapy may be a non-invasive alternative treatment with fewer adverse effects, according to an exhibit being presented at the 2011 American Roentgen Ray Society's annual meeting. The project was conceived by a fifteen-year-old high student...

2011-05-02 06:33:13

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Many people who have to undergo an MRI suffer from high anxiety, which can cause unwanted motion and lead to poor image quality. Now, researchers say animal-assisted therapy may be a good, non-invasive way to lower anxiety levels in these patients. Investigators from Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ, selected 28 patients who were scheduled to undergo an outpatient MRI to interact with a certified therapy dog. The patients interacted with the dog at various...

2011-04-12 11:17:15

Study finds clear relation between claustrophobic fear and basic aspects of spatial perception We all move around in a protective bubble of "near space," more commonly known as "personal space." But not everyone's bubble is the same size. People who project their personal space too far beyond their bodies, or the norm of arm's reach, are more likely to experience claustrophobic fear, a new study finds. The study, to be published in the journal Cognition, is one of the first to focus on the...

2010-06-29 07:00:00

CHICAGO, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 33 million Americans suffer from claustrophobia, according to the American Psychiatric Association. Diagnosed or not, these millions of people fight daily battles against anxiety caused by a variety of situations, including crowded trains, planes and subway cars, tight spaces like elevators and jam-packed venues like stadiums, and theaters. Claustrophobia can be a debilitating condition and while there are a variety of therapies and...

2009-11-12 07:45:00

VAIL, Colo., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- An MRI (Magnetic Resonance Image) diagnostic clinic is an unlikely place to expect a warm, fuzzy, friendly staff. Having an MRI is serious business, often related to traumatic or orthopedic injuries, brain diseases or dental TMJ problems. Receiving an MRI prescription is worrisome enough. It may confirm a serious condition that might also signal heavy costs for needed care. Whether wealthy or working class, everybody thinks twice about medical...

2009-05-12 13:17:40

Authorities in California said at least 24 students crammed themselves into an elevator at their senior prom and were trapped for two hours. Witnesses at the Mira Loma High prom at The Sacramento Grand Ballroom in the state capital said the students were trying to see how many people could fit in a single elevator and the car broke down when they tried to change floors while over the weight limit, KVOR-TV, Sacramento, reported Tuesday. It just kind of stopped, dropped a little bit, and then...


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