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Anxieties Affect on the Body

October 24, 2015 @ 8:56 pm
by Tania
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We all have a natural survival instinct. This is commonly termed the fight or flight response. When a danger is perceived this survival instinct naturally triggers certain changes within the body, to enable the person to deal with the threat. If there is actual danger these changes could well save the life of the individual as they enable access to greater strength and speed. It enables the individual to either fight or flee the situation. The trouble with anxiety issues is that the perceived threat is not a genuine danger, but that the body is treating as if it is. [...]
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Anxiety Issues and their Diagnosis

October 24, 2015 @ 8:23 pm
by Tania
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For Reference only- There are seven main types of anxiety issues recognized by psychiatrists and psychotherapists. Treatment of an anxiety issue can occur without diagnosis. These are: Specific Phobias An irrational overwhelming fear, of a specific object or situation such as: spiders; frogs; heights; pigeons, snakes, airplanes, thunder and lightening, dogs. Panic Disorder To be classed as having this problem you need to have had more than one panic attack. This leads to worrying about further attacks, losing control and embarrassing yourself in front of people. It is accompanied by a heightened awareness of normal body sensation. Fluctuations in these [...]
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The Impact Of Too Much Stress On The Body

November 17, 2012 @ 5:03 pm
by Tania
The Impact Of Too Much Stress On The Body The function of the adrenal glands is to deal with stress. Common Stressors Stress can come in many forms. Some common stressors are: • Divorce • Moving house • Changing job • Illness • Birth of a child But there are many other stressors that occur on a daily basis, such as: • Driving in rush hour traffic • Getting the children ready for school Stress And Your Thoughts Of course how you think has a powerful effect on whether being stuck in a traffic jam is stressful to you. If [...]
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Lack of Assertiveness and Stress

November 17, 2012 @ 5:01 pm
by Tania
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Assertive- Definition: to be self confident Fear of Confrontation and the Build up of Anger Many people lack the self confidence to stick up for themselves. This can often be caused by a fear of confrontation. Backing down can often lead to the person becoming angry but unable to show or express it. Over time with repeated incidents the internal anger builds up to such a point that when it finally comes to the surface the reaction is over the top and extreme, often inappropriate to the actual circumstances in which they react. Developing the ability to deal with situations [...]
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

November 17, 2012 @ 4:59 pm
by Tania
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A Treatment Strategy Other common names for this condition: Spastic colon Irritable colon syndrome Diagnosis Conventional medicine diagnoses a condition as IBS when no cause can be found for the symptoms. Frequency within the populace It is thought that between 10 to 20 percent of adults suffer from this condition although many of them do not seek treatment. Generally more frequent in women. Causation and progression of IBS IBS is thought to be a stress related condition. Further stress caused by having the IBS further serves to exasperate the condition. Because of the potentially embarrassing nature of the problem it [...]