Irrational fears: Phobias

phobia

A phobia is a disorder in which, irrationally, appears anxious when exposed to living things, objects or different situations. You may receive a phobia against people, animals or objects, such as doctors or nurses, dogs, spiders, snakes, blood, injections, etc..

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You may also receive a phobia varied situations, such as flying, being in enclosed spaces (claustrophobia), in open spaces (agoraphobia) or in certain social situations (social phobia), such as public speaking, to take an examination, etc.

The underlying problem in the case of phobias is anxiety. The anxiety, which can be generated by an internal conflict, rather than linked to the conflict, is shifted to a particular object or situation, which is invested with the anxiety and gives rise to so irrational anxiety or fear appears in connection with the object or situation causing the phobia.

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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.

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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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Healthy body a healthy mind

troubled relationship

The appearance of conflict or instability in psychological or mental disorders can lead to manifest through physical symptoms or signs of physical illness.

troubled relationship

Thus, in this way, a conflict of partner, loss of a loved one, an inferiority complex or any other condition that alters a sensitive and more or less prolonged our balance and psychological well-being can lead to the emergence of headaches, abdominal pain or other symptoms physically troublesome.

Staying in a job that we do not like or that we are not done can cause restlessness, nervousness, insomnia, headache, backache, etc.

Maintain a troubled relationship, with ongoing discussions, misunderstandings or difficulties in communication can lead to the occurrence of heartburn or stomach pain, loss of appetite, anxiety, palpitations…

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Antipsychotics can increase cardiac risk

Antipsychotics

Antipsychotics, which had already given warning signals, increase the risk of developing heart disease by simply taking it for a few months, a new study.

Antipsychotics

Among patients treated with these drugs are schizophrenics, which usually have a shorter life expectancy, so you have to deal with the role of antipsychotics in heart disease, said Debra Foley, Center for Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, Australia. It is known that the newer antipsychotics are associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes.

According to a new study, published in Archives of General Psychiatry, patients treated with antipsychotics tended to gain weight and suffer monthly increases in cholesterol after three or four months. Obesity, high cholesterol and diabetes increase the risk of heart disease.

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The hidden depression in young

depression in young

We live in a troubled world, changing rapidly, where it was worth it yesterday and not today, where the constant bombardment of news, where nobody knows where it is. This produces a general disorientation that is especially evident in our young people: more and more alarming cases of depression but not always detected.

depression in young

Increasing numbers of young people who go to medical consulting suffering from this or that muscle pain or discomfort in a limb. Leave the treatment with drugs that often do not do anything. And they do not do anything because the problem is not the body but in mind: depression.

It is estimated that between 2 to 6 percent of adolescents around the world aged between 14 to 19 years suffer from this disorder, but in many cases never reached to diagnose, thus, do not get to heal ever.

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Stress, an evil of our time

stress

In the seventeenth century, the word stress mean “state of distress”, symbolizing the idea of ‚Äč‚Äčoppression, hard life, deprivation, fatigue, and adversity. From the eighteenth century, begins to mean strength, pressure or strong influence acting on a physical object or a person.

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In the 20th century, comes the idea that certain aggressive living conditions (stress) can cause some physical or mental diseases (strain). In 1951, Hans Selye highlights the “General adaptation syndrome” or “Biological stress syndrome”, defining the stress as an interaction between force and resistance that is opposite.

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Exercise reduces incontinence

morning exercise

This is a problem that affects two hundred million people worldwide, incontinence is a disorder that today can be overcome or at least improved through exercise.

Incontinence is a problem that causes various complications in life who suffers from limiting it considerably.

The first World Week of incontinence, organized by the International Continence Society (ICS), an international scientific body that brings together a large group of experts in incontinence. Under the theme “Exercise and pelvic floor”, was held this conference in search of solutions to a problem despite not take much to know is not a minor case.

The latter conference’s main objective was to enhance the fact that physical exercise is one of the alternatives to help solve incontinence, especially if done to strengthen the pelvic floor area of the body essence that well treated can prevent incontinence.

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Responses of homeopathy to anorexia and bulimia

eating disorder

Eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia are a real problem not only have the youngest, too many adults today have begun to be affected by this condition.

eating disorder

Many experts speak of the longing that many people have to imitate the “models” socially accepted beauty as well as oppressive family environment as a basis for developing such problems.

Homeopathy has not been kept out of this problem of modern society and offers to those who suffer from eating disorders such as emotional support as drugs that help to successfully overcome these ailments.

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What is BDD?

BDD

What are we talking about when we say BDD? It is a disease that causes those affected in dealing with a disproportionately themselves. Normally often related to a physical defect almost imperceptible, but ending it haunting to the person that suffers from.

BDD

You can treat an incipient baldness, an imperfect nose, a slight cellulite, or any other part of the body deemed to not be perfect. However, common sense says that this is a slight imperfection, and quite normal, especially after a certain age.

For these people, it is a living hell, as it becomes obsessive, impossible to overcome. Even when a doctor or someone says his fitness is normal, your brain is able to get the message, but its rejects emotional intelligence.

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