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2013-08-05 08:28:16

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The medical community's go-to method of treating modern stress levels has been to prescribe anti-anxiety drugs. Unfortunately, the habit-forming nature of many of these drugs and the increasing awareness of what we should and shouldn't be putting into our bodies has led many people to search for a safer and more effective alternative. Now thanks to Relax-V there is natural, herbal alternative to pharmaceuticals that promotes calming...

2013-08-01 23:26:10

Beyond Organic, the new organic, non GMO, chemical free foods company, releases TerraFirma and Adaptgen, their first encapsulated supplements. (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 In a recent article, Jordan Rubin, the owner of Beyond Organic, said,"Are you one of the hundreds of millions of Americans who are challenged by a barrage of toxins: from the environment, the air we breath, the water we drink, the medications we take, the foods we eat? ... It's time that you broke the vicious cycle...

2013-08-01 12:29:15

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer draws to a close, ValueOptions® , Inc. recognizes that going back to school--or attending school for the first time--can be stressful for a child. While it's normal for children to experience nervousness before the first day of class, those who express severe anxiety over school, display physical symptoms like headaches or vomiting, or make up reasons for staying home may be experiencing school phobia. (Logo:...

2013-08-01 08:36:19

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that a paper published in the journal "Cell Transplantation - The Regenerative Medicine Journal," reported that Neuralstem's spinal cord-derived human neural stem cells, NSI-566, improved cognitive function in rats who'd received radiation to the brain, as assessed by two separate cognitive tasks (http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/cog/ct/pre-prints/ct1048acharya ). In the paper,...

2013-07-31 23:00:33

Dr. Kim Huhman, a researcher in the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University, has received a federal five-year, $1.8 million grant for research that may lead to improved strategies for treating and preventing mental health problems associated with exposure to social stress. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Dr. Kim Huhman, a researcher in the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University, has received a federal five-year, $1.8 million...

Human Genes React Positively To Happiness
2013-07-30 09:45:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It's long been suggested by motivational speakers and proponents of alternative medicine alike that simply thinking positively and doing good for others could have a dramatic effect on mind, body and soul. Now research teams from UCLA and the University of North Carolina (UNC) say there may be tangible, physical proof human cells really do react positively to happiness and a benevolent spirit. According to the research, people who...

2013-07-30 08:30:41

MEDFIELD, Mass., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Job pressures, money, health and relationships are stressing us out. Beverly Flaxington has the key to finding your inner calmness. Now available for pre-order, Self-Talk for a Calmer You provides steps to minimize harmful tensions that lead to anxiety. "With 77% of people regularly experiencing physical symptoms caused by stress, I wanted to provide the tools to help others gain control of their situations by using positive...

2013-07-29 12:26:26

BOSTON, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While most children cannot be shielded from emotionally traumatic events, clinicians can target those who are most vulnerable to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a large study from Boston Children's Hospital. Findings appear online in the August issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, accompanied by an editorial. Researchers led by Katie McLaughlin, PhD, of the...

2013-07-29 08:26:16

SEATTLE, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Heart of the Healer" Physician Wellness Retreat, September 9-12, 2013 gives physicians a complete program to move from overworked, burned out and out of balance to a new level of satisfaction with their practice and a well rounded life - one where you are finally able to take your dream vacation and read a book for pleasure. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130729/PH54257-a ) (Photo:...

2013-07-26 12:25:17

SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 9(th),10(th), and 11(th) one-thousand orgasm enthusiasts from all over the World will come together at the Regency Center in San Francisco to learn about, discuss, and discover the medical benefits of female orgasm. In particular, presenting medical doctors, authors, and conference participants will focus on a fifteen minute 'practice' that is rapidly gaining popularity in the US and abroad named 'Orgasmic Meditation' or 'OM.'...


Latest Stress Reference Libraries

Adjustment Disorder
2013-07-29 09:41:01

Adjustment Disorder is commonly known as situational disorder as well. It is often considered a significantly smaller situation than anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder with a usually less intense stressor than those of the more extreme disorders. Symptoms Because the disorders are similar, Adjustment Disorder and PTSD have similar symptoms like general loss of interest, a feeling of hopelessness, depression, and anxiety. Although they have similar symptoms, Adjustment...

Acute Stress Reaction
2013-07-29 09:36:16

Acute Stress Reaction (ASR), also referred to as shock or Acute Stress Disorder (ASD), is a variation on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Symptoms ASR can often escalate to ASD. Symptoms of acute stress reaction include a change in attention, disorientation, daze and confusion. After these symptoms occur, victims suffering from ASR can often become withdrawn from their surroundings or experience panic anxiety paired with impairment and extreme emotions of sadness, anger and fear....

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
2013-07-19 15:31:29

Posttraumatic stress disorder (commonly known as PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder characterized by adverse anxiety-related experiences, behaviors, and physiological responses that results from exposure to an event that causes psychological trauma. Examples of events that could lead to PTSD include the threat of harm or death to oneself or to someone else, or witnessing an event that overwhelms the individual's ability to cope. Diagnostic symptoms for PTSD include flashbacks or nightmares,...

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