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Understanding The Five Most Common Sleep Disorders

Understanding The Five Most Common Sleep Disorders

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sleep is crucial to living a healthy life. Without enough good sleep people may be irritable, moody and disinhibited. Lack of good sleep can even lead to apathy, slowed speech, flattened...

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2014-09-30 23:25:24

Destination Hope: The Women’s Program Offers Prevention Tips for Recovery Month 2014 Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In celebration of SAMHSA's nationally recognized Recovery Month this September, Destination Hope: The Women’s Program, has been running a social media campaign celebrating 101 reasons to celebrate recovery. Pulled from clients, staff and alumni, the 101 reasons campaign has put the positive aspects of recovery into focus. “We wanted to do...

2014-09-30 23:22:08

The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) proudly hosted its 15th annual “Recovery Walks!” on September 19, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in Bushnell Park in Hartford. Participants from across the state of Connecticut gathered together to show their support for recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction in front of Connecticut’s state capitol. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) proudly hosted its 15th...

2014-09-30 23:04:36

A meta-analysis of published and unpublished clinical trial data, which was published in the journal PLOS ONE on Aug. 27, suggests GlaxoSmithKline overestimates the effectiveness of Paxil in the treatment of anxiety and depression. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 According to a new meta-analysis of published and unpublished clinical trial data, the popular antidepressant paroxetine (Paxil) only offers a moderate advantage over a placebo for the treatment of anxiety and...

2014-09-29 23:13:44

Nashville Lifestyles Dot Com votes Dr. Joseph M. Sharpe the Best Psychiatrist in Nashville in 2014. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 When asked to make a comment about this most recent honor, Dr. Joseph Sharpe said he felt beyond blessed to be selected as the "Best In Psychiatry In Nashville" in 2014 by Nashville Lifestyles Magazine. Dr. Sharpe's main focus is to put the patient first, treating each as a person and not a unit of healthcare; as he puts it, “I...

2014-09-29 23:01:02

Carmel T. Ross is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 NAPW honors Carmel T. Ross, Marriage and Family Therapist at Heaven Sent Consultation, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Ross is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in marriage and family counseling. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the...

2014-09-29 12:29:15

RYE, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Curemark, a leading drug research and development company focused on the treatment of neurological and other diseases, is proud to announce that Dr. Joan Fallon, Founder and CEO, will receive Springboard Enterprises' Northstar Award, as recognition for her entrepreneurial leadership and achievements in autism research. Springboard Enterprises is a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating high-growth women entrepreneurs' access to...

2014-09-29 12:28:56

Esteemed physicians specializing in eating disorders treatment deliver direct medical and psychiatric care to patients at Eating Recovery Center's Denver-based Behavioral Hospital for Adults DENVER, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the importance of medical/psychiatric expertise in continuum of excellent eating disorders care, Eating Recovery Center today announced the addition of Russell Marx, MD and Anne Marie O'Melia, MS, MD to its Denver-based Adult Services medical...

2014-09-29 12:21:45

The Oak Ridge Boys join The American Legion's commitment to address the needs of veterans. INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion and the Grammy Award-winning Oak Ridge Boys are uniting to raise awareness and support for needs of U.S. military veterans, including better detection and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), help with the VA benefits process, as well as education and career opportunities for those who served our nation...

2014-09-28 23:01:01

DailyGossip.org reviews the 60 Second Panic Solution program, a new method focused on controlling panic attacks. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 28, 2014 The new program was designed to focus on the cause of panic attacks, to help patients overcome them. Daily Gossip reveals in its review that this is a 3 step solution to treat anxiety and eliminate panic attacks. The 60 Second Panic Solution Program is now available in an effective eBook, very simple to read. The eBook features 145...

2014-09-27 04:21:15

DALLAS, September 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketOptimizer.org adds PharmaPoint: Major Depressive Disorder - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023 to its store. It says product launches and patent expiries to push major depressive disorder treatment market through fluctuating growth period by 2023. Complete Report Details Available @ http://www.marketoptimizer.org/pharmapoint-major-depressive-disorder-global-drug-forecast-and-market-analysis-to-2023.html ....


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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...

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...

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...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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