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How to deal with panic attacks

Panic Attack

A panic attack is a sense of sudden and intense anxiety. Panic attacks may have physical symptoms, together with shaking, feeling disorientated, nausea, rapid, irregular heartbeats, dry mouth, breathlessness, sweating and dizziness.The symptoms of a panic attack are usually not harmful however could be very scary. They can make you feel as if you might be having a heart attack, or that you’re going to collapse and even die. Most panic attacks last somewhere from 5 minutes to half an […]

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Mental Health At Work

Mental Health At Work

Mental Health At Work I work in a large manufacturing facility, so I meet lots of people with totally different attitudes and opinions about psychological health. I was diagnosed with extreme depression just over eight years ago. Then I had a number of months off work, had counselling and went on to medication. My employers have been good and understanding. However, the people I work with are a different matter. I don’t advertise that I’ve depression however I […]

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Mental Illness Ask Twice

Mental Illness

Mental Illness Ask Twice It sounds a bit bizarre doesn’t it, ask twice? I mean, why can’t folks simply be sincere and let you know the first time? I’m in fact, speaking about asking how someone’s doing. Does that clear things up? Didn’t suppose so! The issue with so many of us, particularly with the British, we’re not the most effective at speaking about these bizarre, intangible issues that we call feelings. They’re awkward and may take […]

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Anxiety “I feel like I’m fighting this battle every minute of every day.” (Part 1)

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Anxiety and Susan It was my first time meeting Susan, who was feeling crushed under the weight of panic and worry. Her world had shrunk as she gave up activities that made her anxious, and yet her fears only grew. With every step of retreat, she felt more demoralized. Susan’s experience will resonate with millions of men and women in the United States. Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric diagnoses, anxiety attacks affect as many as […]

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Mental Illness: Prevalence, Treatment, and Barriers (Part 1)

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Mental Illness: Its Prevalence, Treatment, and Barriers In line with the Nationwide Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI, 2013): •   One in 4 American adults experiences mental illness in any given 12 months. •   One in 17 adults live with a critical psychological sickness like major depression, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia. •   20% of teenagers, ages 13 to 18, and 13% of kids ages eight to 15, experience a severe mental sickness annually. •   18.1% of Americans suffer from anxiety disorders, together with […]

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How Are Sleep and Stress Linked?

How Are Sleep and Stress Linked?

How Are Sleep and Stress Related? A reciprocal relationship exists between sleep and stress. Somebody who’s burdened or anxious usually has hassle sleeping. Those that are sleep disadvantaged will usually have issues coping with minor stress situations. Research done on subjects when sleep-deprived, showed they perceived and reacted to minor stressors using the identical method they responded to main stressors. At a similar time, a managed group, which had slept for eight hours, didn’t react as badly […]

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Broken Brain Mentality

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  ”The Broken Brain Mentality: If It’s Not Your Brain, It’s Your “Mother”! So what is all this about a “ broken brain, ” you ask? When Western medical science seeks out the answers to a problem, it focuses its search on the physical rather than mental. That is its area of expertise, and it does this extremely well. First, it isolates the problem to a particular system in the body, such as circulatory, digestive, respiratory, or, […]

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What Is CBT Therapy

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How CBT Therapy Works. CBT relies on the idea that your thoughts, emotions, physical sensations and actions are interconnected, and that detrimental thoughts and emotions can lure you into a vicious endless cycle. The therapy aims to assist us to cope with overwhelming issues in a more optimistic way by breaking them down into smaller components. CBT Therapy teaches how you can change adverse patterns to enhance the way you are feeling. Unlike other speaking therapies, CBT […]

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Arts And Creativity Therapy

Arts And Creativity Therapy

What Are Arts And Creative Therapies? Arts and creative therapies are remedies which involve utilizing arts-based activities in a therapeutic setting, with the help of a trained professional. You needn’t have done these activities before or have any specific skills or knowledge. Different individuals may have different experiences of arts and creative therapies, however, all of them aim to: Give you a secure time and place with somebody who will not judge you Show you how to […]

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Types of NASSA

types of NASSA

Noradrenaline and specific serotoninergic antidepressants (NASSAs) These are used to treat anxiety disorders, some personality disorders, and types of depression. Some of these compounds were introduced in the mid-1980s and others even more recently. NASSAs block negative feedback effects on norepinephrine and serotonin secretion by the presynaptic cell. This action increases the concentrations of these neurotransmitters in the synaptic cleft. They also block some serotonin receptors on the postsynaptic cell, which enhances serotonin neurotransmission Possible side effects include: […]

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