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stress and anxiety
2014-08-25 05:13:53

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many Americans suffer from either anxiety or stress - or maybe even a bit of both. It is important to note that there is a difference between anxiety and stress. According to MedlinePlus, a service of the US National Institutes of Health, anxiety consists of symptoms that cause feelings of fear, unease and worry. On the other hand, stress consists of emotional or physical tension brought on by feelings from events or thoughts that...

2014-08-12 16:28:28

Dr. Michael Flatley is waiving the fee for dental sedation to new patients with dental anxieties. GIG HARBOR, Wash., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Are you one of the 30-40 million Americans who have a phobia about the dentist? While it's normal to have some anxiety regarding an upcoming dental appointment, those with medical phobias have so much built-up anxiety that it can often lead them to cancel their visit. This can easily put their health in jeopardy as many with dental...

2014-06-02 23:09:59

Emetophobia Recovery System is a new program that teaches people how to get rid of stress. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Emetophobia Recovery System is a new program developed by Cheryl Lane and Rich Presta, who have many years of experience in the health industry. The program provides people with natural and safe remedies for nausea, and exercises for vertigo and dizziness. Since Cheryl and Rich...

2014-05-09 23:06:31

Too many vaccines as a child lead to years of needle fear, decrease HPV uptake as a teen. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 A recent study at Georgia State University presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting showed what many already suspected: kids are afraid of shots. What the study, by pain researcher Dr. Amy Baxter, demonstrated was that the number of vaccines on the same day between ages 4 and 6 years correlated in a dose-dependent manner to needle fear five years later....

2014-03-31 23:04:42

DailyGossip.org publishes a complex review to the Takeoff Today Program, a new method which provides users an effective way of overcoming their fear of flying. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Takeoff Today Program review accessible now on DailyGossip.org, promises to be an effective solution. This program will make it simpler for sufferers to overcome their fear of flying, as well as their anxiety, panic and stress. DailyGossip.org also reveals in the Takeoff Today Program...

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...

2014-03-17 23:03:21

Urinate Now penned by Jake Rubin is the latest book for shy bladder sufferers who want to get rid of their shy bladder syndrome quickly and naturally. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Paruresis is a common type of social phobia in which the sufferer is unable to urinate in the presence of some other people. Paruresis is often first experienced at school. In addition, it is known by a wide range of colloquial terms such...

2014-02-13 23:28:15

According to Dr. Francine Rosenberg, we don't know precisely why some people develop panic disorder, but we know that that untreated panic disorder can become disabling. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 According to the National Institute of Mental Health, six million American adults suffer sudden and repeated panic attacks in any given year, a condition known as panic disorder. Panic attacks generally first occur in late adolescence or early adulthood but not everyone who has...

2014-01-20 23:23:55

Social Anxiety Secrets designed by Todd Snyder is the latest program that teaches people how to build their confidence and self-esteem quickly and easily. A full review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if Social Anxiety Secrets is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, is a strong fear of being embarrassed and being judged by other people. Social Anxiety Secrets is the latest program that teaches people how to improve their...

2014-01-18 23:04:22

How To Free Yourself From Trauma Phobias And Anxiety In 7 Days Or Less designed by Robert Mantell is the latest program that teaches people how to make most forms of anxiety and fear disappear forever. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if How To Free Yourself From Trauma Phobias And Anxiety In 7 Days Or Less is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 How To Free Yourself From Trauma Phobias And Anxiety In 7 Days Or Less, made by Robert Mantell, is the...


Latest Phobias Reference Libraries

Nomophobia
2013-12-24 14:19:08

Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact. The term, which is an abbreviation for “no-mobile-phone-phobia”, was coined during a study by the UK Post Office who commissioned YouGov, a UK-based research organization to take a look at anxieties suffered by mobile phone users. The study found that almost 53 percent of mobile phone users in Britain have a tendency to be anxious when they “lose their mobile phone, run out of battery or credit, or have no network coverage”....

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...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

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...

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