What Are Some Results of Untreated Anxiety?

For people that experience anxiety and panic attacks on a regular basis, it’s not uncommon for these issues to go untreated for various reasons. Panic attack and anxiety sufferers may be so embarrassed, paranoid, and fearful that others may think they are “crazy” that they just do everything in their power to avoid situations that cause them to become anxious. Over time, many of these people start to lose hope…

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Do Repressed Emotions Cause Anxiety?

For quite a while, mental health professionals have debated the causes of anxiety disorder. One such theory is that repressed emotions are the cause of anxiety disorder. So, the question is, do repressed emotions cause anxiety? People Pleasers Some doctors say that when a person does not express their emotions, such as anger, resentment, etc., they will continue to build up inside the mind, and then anxiety results. One example…

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Coping With Break Up Anxiety – What You Have to Do Exactly

From my experience, people suffer from anxiety and depression after a break up, they worry they might not have done the right thing; they want to get back to their exes with no apparent reason. Most of the time they want to get back together for a totally bad reason. They can not move out of their comfort zones, they get used to their life styles, even if it was…

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Tips to Pass Your Truck Driving Job’s Physical

Follow these tips physical from Physician Erik Moll and you will be more prepared for your next DOT physical. This will be especially helpful if your getting ready to apply for truck driving jobs. According to Dr. Moll one of the biggest challenges that face the FMCSA is DOT medical examination consistency. Not every DOT exam is the same. Also, it does not appear that the regulations are well understood…

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Long Term Effects of Concussions

A concussion is a traumatic head injury that can occur due to a mild or severe blow to the head. Often times, a head injury can appear mild. However, research indicates that there are serious, long-term effects of concussions. In addition, cumulative concussions from repeated head injuries have long-term consequences. A recent study done on the effects of concussions in high school athletes discovered that even the less severe concussions…

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Common Anxiety Disorders – What Are the Symptoms?

The most common psychiatric illness that affects children and adults is anxiety disorder. Some people are at a significantly greater risk for developing one or more of these disorders. These risks include inherited genes, life events, brain chemistry and personality. Approximately 40 million American adults have some type of anxiety disorder. Although these disorders are extremely treatable, only one-third of this group is receiving treatment for anxiety disorder. The remaining…

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Anxiety Treatment – A Natural Approach to Curing Worry & Uneasiness

Anxiety Introduction Anxiety is a natural human feature of behavior and is an inherent part of our species. The word “anxiety” is derived from the word “anxious”, which came from a meaning of being tormented. Anxiety in itself is then known to be a type of self-torment which is brought up as a defensive response to a given situation. Anxiety is so common that almost everyone experiences it in some…

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Why Having an Anxiety Disorder Does Not Mean You’re Crazy

One of the most common symptoms of anxiety disorder is the belief that you are going crazy. You have the sense that you are losing your grip on reality and that you are literally on the verge of a mental breakdown. Anxiety disorder can cause a deep seeded fear that sooner or later you’re simply going to go mad. However despite this overwhelming fear of possible insanity, the fact that…

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Why Does Exposure Therapy Work For Treating Anxiety Like Panic Attacks, OCD, and Social Phobia?

Exposure therapy is a subset of the effective psychological treatment called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. In its most basic sense, exposure therapy is exactly that, the intentional, voluntary introduction (exposure) of what is known to evoke anxiety. This can be done in the imagination or in real life. Both can also be done step-by-step or all-at-once. A treatment program typically incorporates a personalized combination of all of these. It is a…

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The Bipolar Psychic

The most common psychiatric diagnosis among those with extraordinary psychic skills is Bipolar Disorder. Also known as manic depression, manic-depressive disorder and bipolar affective disorder, this diagnosis describes a category of mood disorders. In the case of many psychics, there are presences of a multitude of episodes of abnormally elevated mood throughout their lives. Moods bounce back and forth from major depression to times of mania or experience both emotions…

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Are You A Victim Of Sleep Panic Attacks?

In our stressful lives, it should not be surprising that a good portion of us is sleeping less soundly than previous generations. Most of the time a lack of deep sleep is related to how we function during the daytime. For the majority of humanity the whole sleep and awake cycle is voluntary that is mostly defined by the clock and hence is of no major concern, which is simply…

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Why Does My Husband Hate Me So Much? Here’s What To Do When Your Husband Says He Hates You

“Why does my husband hate me so much?” A lot of women think that their husband hates them. This is either because their husbands are treating them unfairly/criticizing them/blame them all the time, or he has explicitly said “I hate you” to the wife. Neither of these really mean that your husband hates you. However, they do indicate that there is a problem in your marriage that needs to be…

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Is Your Panic Attack PTSD Condition Destroying Your Life? – 5 Things That Can Help!

People who have to endure panic attack PTSD will tell you that this disorder is no joke, and that simply “snapping out of it”, as many non-sufferers suggest, is not as simple as it may seem. In this article I will discuss what it means to endure this debilitating condition and some ways to better manage it. People who deal with panic attack PTSD, usually have experienced a traumatic event…

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How to Cure Depersonalization/Derealization

In short, depersonalization and derealization are forms of dissociation that can turn your life into a frustrating struggle. Equally frustrating sensations such as panic attacks, shortness of breath, brain fog, confusion, migraines, obsessive thoughts, depression, and similar difficulties frequently accompany depersonalization/derealization – like if the dissociation on its own wasn’t enough. The cause of all these symptoms is, however, less numerous and is known as anxiety. Many are aware of…

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – The Inner Devastation

Symptoms of PTSD have been recognised since at least the sixth century BC, and has been given many names including shell shock, war neurosis, soldier’s heart, gross stress reaction, transient situation disturbance, tunnel disease, railway spine disorder, combat stress, combat fatigue, battle fatigue, stress breakdown, traumatic neurosis, and Buffalo Creek syndrome. Because of the devastating affects of this condition, it has also been described as ‘Horror Frozen in Memory’. The…

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – An Extremely Damaging Child Anxiety Disorder

Many anxiety disorder child victims go undiagnosed because of the fact that their anxiety symptoms are put down to other factors. Panic Disorder, General Anxiety Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder are all often ignored until the patient reaches early adulthood and their symptoms begin to interfere in their lives. One anxiety disorder that tends to be identified much sooner is the extremely damaging Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Post Traumatic Stress…

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PTSD Treatment for Combat Veterans

PTSD is a major problem for veterans today and is going to become a bigger problem over time. That’s not speculation it’s a fact, based on the enormous number of troops that have been in combat in recent years. In fact, more than 2.0 million American and coalition troops have served in military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2003, with thousands deployed multiple times. Recent surveys found that 20%…

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Marijuana Laws in Utah Regarding Medicinal Use

Marijuana laws throughout the country are being reformed, and some states have even voted to allow the use of cannabis for medical reasons. In Utah, marijuana laws have become even more complex as the state continues to outlaw the drug, but makes certain exceptions for its partial use. Currently in Utah, parents of children who suffer from severe epilepsy are allowed to legally obtain a marijuana extract that is said…

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How to Get Over Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

It’s natural for people to feel anxious, sad or scared after they have undergone a traumatic or extremely stressful experience. And, naturally as well, people also recover after some time and start to live life normally again. However, for some people who experience severe trauma, the stress is so overwhelming that they are unable to move past the experience. They often have nightmares about the incidence and may not even…

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PTSD – The Symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

What it is: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD for short, is a complex, often chronic disorder that involves three clusters of symptoms following exposure to a traumatic event: • re-experiencing • increased arousal • avoidance or numbing of responsiveness Trauma survivors often exhibit complicated associated features such as over or under responding emotionally, experiencing physical problems, and dissociation. PTSD is frequently linked with intense suffering and is considered to…

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Insomnia – Is Marijuana The Cause Or The Cure?

Insomnia can be a huge problem for many people, and often people think that marijuana is a good way to overcome this problem. Weed certainly can make you sleepy, but it isn’t necessarily a good way to gain quality sleep. In fact, over time marijuana can go one further and sabotage your ability to achieve sleep on your own. Weed Won’t Put You To Sleep – It Actually Causes You…

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Enjoying The Health Benefits Of Medical Marijuana

Recreational marijuana and its legalization may be driving many people to try this treatment option, but the fact is that the medical use of cannabis is not something new. The use of this plant for treatment purposes can be traced to ancient times when marijuana was prescribed for digestive problems, pain relief and even psychological disorders, just to mention a few conditions. There are proven health benefits that can be…

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Does Marijuana Relieve Anxiety and Panic Attacks?

I’m Clyde, 46, and I suffered from severe anxiety problems for most of my adult life. My anxiety sometimes caused me to have uncontrollable bouts of inner rage while doing everyday things like cooking or cleaning. To help control my symptoms, I ‘d sometimes smoke medical marijuana while alone or while socializing with friends. I live in southern California where it’s legal to buy, sell, and use marijuana with a…

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THE TRUTH ABOUT MEDICAL MARIJUANA

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THE POT DOCTOR HAS A BACKACHE. As Mahmoud ElSohly, Ph.D. shakes my hand, he’s wincing. Two days ago, ElSohly—the director of the University of Mississippi’s Marijuana Project—bent down the wrong way and threw out his back. And unfortunately, this morning’s visit to his chiropractor didn’t help him much. Ironically, just outside ElSohly’s office in the Waller Complex—behind bolted doors, coded chambers, and security cameras—lies a government-guarded farm where acres of…

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Meet the 14-Year-Old Who Helped Legalize Medical Marijuana In NY [Documentary]

On July 7th New York became the 23rd state in the US to legalize medical marijuana. Though Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the bill, it will be at least another 18 months before medical marijuana becomes available in New York for patients, something parents of children in need of the treatment fear. Missy Miller is an Atlantic Beach resident and mother of two children, Oliver and Katy. Her 14-year-old son, Oliver,…

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Marijuana Compound Found Superior To Drugs For Alzheimer’s

Written By: Sayer Ji   Could the active ingredient in marijuana, responsible for its characteristic “high,” help turn the tide against the accelerating Alzheimer’s epidemic?A remarkable study published in the journal Molecular Pharmacology in 2006, found that this long vilified plant contains a compound with not one, but two therapeutic properties ideal for addressing both the surface symptom (memory problems) and root cause (brain plaque) of Alzheimer’s disease.[i]  This is an ironic finding, considering that the…

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Recent Research on Medical Marijuana by NORML.org

Humans have cultivated and consumed the flowering tops of the female cannabis plant, colloquially known as marijuana, since virtually the beginning of recorded history. Cannabis-based textiles dating to 7,000 B.C.E have been recovered in northern China, and the plant’s use as a medicinal and mood altering agent date back nearly as far. In 2008, archeologists in Central Asia discovered over two-pounds of cannabis in the 2,700-year-old grave of an ancient shaman.…

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Why I changed my mind on weed by Dr. Sanjay Gupta from CNN

(CNN) — Over the last year, I have been working on a new documentary called “Weed.” The title “Weed” may sound cavalier, but the content is not. I traveled around the world to interview medical leaders, experts, growers and patients. I spoke candidly to them, asking tough questions. What I found was stunning. Long before I began this project, I had steadily reviewed the scientific literature on medical marijuana from the…

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