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Jan

Included are some suggestions in addressing symptoms for Anxiety and panic attacks. One approach in and of itself may not be the answer, but a combination of some of these approaches might be able to significantly reduce the discomfort that you are experiencing. Prevalence Data for Anxiety Disorders Simple Phobic A. Most common form of…

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Jan

Walking away or changing topics are effective delay tactics. Also, when we recognize the physical buildup of anger, techniques such as relaxation, visualization, and deep breathing could be very effective. We cannot escape from anger. This is a natural human emotion. However we are able to control anger. If you have continual problems in managing…

04

Jan

Hearing loss could affect many different people and age groups. It could be caused by hereditary factors, natural aging, injury to head, earwax build up, ear infections, or exposure to noise. As we age our sensory abilities diminish. Hearing loss is the third most common long-term health problem in older Americans and affects up to 40…

04

Jan

Studies have shown that a strong relationship between medical conditions/problems and mental health exists. It is estimated that up to one-third of individuals with a serious medical condition experience symptoms of depression. Chronic illness can trigger or exacerbate depressive (feelings of helplessness or despair) or anxiety symptoms (concern about the future), not to mention both…

04

Jan

1.  Attempt to predict situations in which you get angry in. 2. Slowdown…. .. When you are angry your body is in heightened state (flight or fight).  Allowing this to build up makes it more difficult to stop anger episodes.  Picture yourself going downhill.  The further downhill you get, the more difficult it will be to stop. 3.  Challenge the thoughts…

04

Jan

The need for sleep is a vital part of our ability to function.  We spend one third of our lives asleep.  Without the proper rest  we could experience problems in the following areas: difficulties in making decisions, lost productivity, concentration, underachievement, being more accident prone, depression, anxiety, sexual performance, and fatigue.  Our enjoyment of life…

04

Jan

Containing over 400 chemicals, the cannabis plant is the source of marijuana, which has been labeled a Schedule 1 controlled substance since 1970. Once treated and dried, marijuana can be smoked (or even eaten!) to induce an altered mood, caused primarily by THC (delta 9 tetrhydrocannabinol). The terms “medical cannabis” and “medical marijuana” refer to the use of the chemicals…

04

Jan

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder(OCD), like many mental health afflictions, has different degrees of severity. Some individuals afflicted with this disorder, are able to maintain normal levels of functioning. This would include being successful at work, have few conflicts at home due to the disorder, and enjoy a good standing in the community. Few, if any people…

04

Jan

Throughout our life cycle, both men and women experience specific developmental challenges relative to their age. These challenges start as early as the first few months of life(mastering motor skills) to the end of life(acceptance of diminishing capabilities). Depending on your religion or theoretical orientation, these stages could be broken into anywhere from 4 to…

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Jan

When anger is mismanaged, the problems it can create could vary. Often physical problems such as ulcers, high blood pressure, and gastro problems could occur. Other problems such as social and relationship problems, occupational problems, and law problems could also present themselves. When trying to figure out destructive anger, it is important to realize that…