Night eating syndrome

night eating syndrome

The night eating syndrome is a disorder of eating behavior in addition to those already known eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia, Orthorexia and bigorexia.

night eating syndrome

At present not known very well the true prevalence of this syndrome, but it is estimated that suffers from a 1 to 3% of the population, and affects between 8 to 27% of obese people.

Night Eating Syndrome is characterized by overeating at night, both at dinner and afterward, even to get up during sleeping hours to eat because it appears the need to eat in abundance or hyperphagia.

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Traumatic stress: How to overcome

traumatic stress

Many societies in the world suffer from a progressive deterioration in their quality of life by different factors such as lack of opportunity in employment, economic inequality, family breakdown, a terrible justice. All this means that people in many places in different parts of the world face daily high rates of crime in the past were difficult to imagine.

traumatic stress

The most important symptom of PTSD is that the person who suffers he can not erase the strong impact that this experience has caused him and the scene is repeated continuously in his mind, something that causes distress and discomfort.

However, it is good that these people know the fact that specialized psychological and psychiatric help can learn to handle this situation and react in a less intense compared to the painful memories.

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Anxiety: Concept, types and how to treat

anxiety

Anxiety and fear are two related but not equivalent concepts.

Fear is a normal body reaction to situations involving an external threat, since an increase in heart rate and level of alertness of the organism and other characteristic signs we have all experienced at one time when we felt threatened or endangered.

anxiety

Anxiety: What it is

Anxiety is an unpleasant sensation accompanied by signs and symptoms similar to those found when we feel afraid, due to increased secretion of corticosteroids in the adrenal glands and by activation of the sympathetic nervous system with the release of adrenaline and noradrenalin, among others neurotransmitters and hormones.

Anxiety occurs in response to stress; it may be due to various circumstances, of such work, family, etc.

A certain level of anxiety is healthy and adaptive and allows us to cope with adverse life circumstances and solve problems that we encounter.

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