Anxiety Disorders In Children

A lot of people are surprised to learn just how common anxiety disorders in children are. While it is normal for kids to be anxious about many different things as they explore the world in front of them, an anxiety disorder is much more than that. Part of the problem is that an untreated anxiety disorder in childhood can often lead to anxiety in adulthood. Seeking treatment and getting it under control as early as possible will help your child feel better and can prevent potentially worse problems as they get older. Anxiety is a mix of apprehension, worry, fear and distress, to varying degrees. When these feelings start to interfere with the child’s daily life at home, school or …

Anxiety Disorder

Everybody experiences some level of anxiety from time to time, and it is completely normal. It’s your body’s way of preparing for the fight-or-flight response. According to scientists, there was a time in our distant past when we were just as likely to be the prey as were to be the predator. When faced with dangerous situations, the body would release chemicals that would give us a burst of speed and strength as needed. The modern anxiety disorder has its roots in this ancient struggle. While such a response was necessary early in our development, the truth is that we are not often chased by cave bear or saber-toothed cats anymore. Yes, we can face situations where our life is …

Anxiety Attack-Also Called Intense Panic Attack

Anybody who has ever had an anxiety attack (sometimes called a panic attack) will tell you that it isn’t any fun at all. The attack will be very intense, and may or may not have an apparent trigger associated with it. If you believe you have had an anxiety attack, or know someone who has, then the following information will help. NOTE: You should always take health symptoms seriously. If you think you are having a heart attack, you should get help immediately. Always talk to your doctor about all of your health concerns, including those related to anxiety and panic attacks. Anxiety attacks are sometimes confused for a more serious health problem, such as an inability to breathe or …

Anxiety In Children-Whats Normal And Whats Not

Children will often experience things that make them anxious. However, there is a difference between normal, occasional bouts of anxiety and long-term, ever-present anxiety. The former can be dealt with as it happens, while the latter requires treatment of some kind. Many parents are surprised to learn that children can suffer from anxiety disorders. Just knowing this can help you to spot potential problems in your own child, and that is the first step to treating the condition. That doesn’t mean that every little thing should be taken as proof of a disorder, but rather that you may wish to consider an anxiety disorder as a possibility when you see a series of symptoms. Children can be afraid of many …

Anxiety -Dont Feel Alone Everyone Experience It

We all experience some level of anxiety every now and then. A few of the more common examples include being put in harm’s way, giving a speech to a roomful of your peers, and getting through an interview for an important job. It’s normal to experience anxiety in such situations. Then there are people who experience anxiety on a frequent basis, and feel anxious when there are no immediate threats present. This type of anxiety requires treatment. Before we get into some of the treatment options, it’s important to understand what anxiety is, and how it happens. Anxiety happens when our body reacts to an imagined threat as if it were real. Our breathing and heart rate changes, adrenaline starts …

Anxiety Disorder-Several Conditions That Cause You To Be Anxoius

The term ‘anxiety disorder’ actually applies to several conditions that make people feel anxious on a frequent basis. Some of the more common anxiety disorders include panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), separation anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), various phobias, and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Here is a quick overview of each condition along with treatment options. NOTE: You must always talk to a medical professional about any and all health concerns, including those related to anxiety. Panic disorder is described as intense, brief incidents of hesitation or fear. Even though most people find the worst of it passes after ten to twenty minutes, sometimes the disorder escalates into a panic attack. A person with this anxiety disorder may believe they …

Anxiety Disorders In Children-Fairly Common

You may be surprised to learn that anxiety is a fairly common health problem in children. Sure, everybody, and this includes children, has times when they feel anxious about something, and that’s normal. However, when that anxiety doesn’t go away, it becomes a medical concern. The reason it’s important to know this is that awareness of the issue can lead to proper treatment for the child. There are several types of anxiety disorders, but they all have to do with the way a person thinks. Now, that doesn’t mean they can necessarily control the way they think, it just shows that they perceive the world differently. There was a time in our evolution when anxiety, stress, and fear were all …

Acne Skin Care And Treatment Products – Are They Worth It

Many wonder if acne skin care and treatment products are necessary for problem skin. The answer is, possibly! Some of the products that you should buy include: 1. An oil free moisturizer, oil free foundation and an oil free make up remover. 2. A soap-less cleansing bar and a facial wash gel. Soap should not be used on your face because it will strip natural oils away and that will leave you with sensitive skin on top of the acne problem. 3.If persistent blackheads and greasy skin are your issue then you should use a gel or lotion that contains retinoid. 4. If your skin is sensitive and you have blackheads a retinoid cream should be used because a gel …

Danger Of Heart Murmur-Do You Need To Worry

The only way to know if you are in danger of heart murmur is to see your doctor. The next time you go for a check-up ask your doctor to listen carefully and make sure you do not have a heart murmur. Not everyone does, but if you should have one then you need to be referred to a heart specialist as soon as possible. Not that all heart murmurs are bad, some are called innocent for a reason. That reason is that they are benign and will not caused further problems in the future and even may resolve on their own. A heart murmur is defined as, “any extra or unusual sound made by the heart as it beats.” …

Dangers Of Binge Eating Are Serious

When someone hears the term bingeing they often just associate it with individuals who consume excess food while eating. While many might consider weight gain as being the primary concern here there are many dangers of binge eating that can manifest over time if the proper treatment is not rendered. When considering the other problems that can arise from this condition it can be broken down into two categories of complications: those that are emotional and those that are physical. Each group has their own sense of urgency depending on the level of severity and if they are combined with other symptoms. The emotional side of this condition can manifest itself as any number of symptoms. The person may feel …

Best Cold Sore Treatment – 3 Helpful Tips

No one wants to suffer through two weeks of painful, ugly cold sores so finding the best cold sore treatment can seem almost like a matter of life and death. There are a lot of things that can cause a cold sore outbreak. Too much stress, hormone changes, extreme temperatures, other illnesses such as a cold or the flu can undermine your immune system and make you more susceptible to an outbreak. Cold sores are the result of the herpes simplex 1 virus (it’s the type 2 herpes simplex virus that causes genital herpes). Most people, up to 80% have the herpes simplex 1 virus in their bodies. Many of us will come into contact with it early in life. …

Best Advice For Menopause-Being A Woman Isnt For Wimps

My daughter, who is in her 20’s, likes to tease me and my friends about menopause. She isn’t being cruel and we all laugh, but I often think to myself “just wait”. I’ve often said that being a women isn’t for wimps and that is the best advice for menopause I can give. My next best advice for menopause would be to educate yourself. It’s sad, and I’m as guilty as anyone, but sometimes we know very little about how our own bodies work. I really didn’t know very much about menopause and what I thought I knew actually turned out to not be that accurate. When my son was younger and he and his friends would talk about girls, …

2.2% Americans Has Psoriasis!

What are the Stats on Psoriasis? It is estimated that about 2.2 percent of American adults have been diagnosed with psoriasis, confirming that psoriasis is a common disease.1 11 percent of those diagnosed with psoriasis have also been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. This is a prevalence of 0.25 percent of American adults in the general population. Psoriasis prevalence in African Americans was 1.3 percent compared to 2.5 percent of Caucasians. The prevalence of psoriasis in Western populations is estimated to be around 2-3%. It affects both sexes equally and occurs at all ages. And What Causes Psoriasis? Several factors are thought to aggravate psoriasis. These include stress and excessive alcohol consumption. Individuals with psoriasis may also suffer from depression and …

Yeast Infection: Description, Causes and Treatment

What is Yeast Infection? This kind of infection is most common among women. However, many remain ignorant or unaware of this medical problem. It is important to know the symptoms, dangers, and related conditions of yeast infection to be able to treat it early on. It is also necessary to determine the various causes of this disease to be able to avoid it before it even happens. Finally, it will be most helpful for any female person if she is also knowledgeable of the several possible treatments for yeast infection to be able to curtail it immediately. Not many women are familiar with the term “yeast infection”. However, more women are probably aware of or have experienced previously the symptoms …

The Two Sides of Medicine

Throughout time there have always been two opposing points of view as to how to maintain good health, or how to regain it after having lost it. This conflict has continued since ancient times … and no doubt will continue well into the future. One ‘side’ believes good health is as a result of outside intervention… drugs, surgery etc. The other ‘side’ believes that good health results from living in harmony with natural law… correct nutrition… cleanliness etc. The ancient Greeks had terms for these two groups of people. As was often the case in those days each group came under the umbrella of a ‘god’. One was ‘Asklepios’… the god of medicine, whose proponents advocated the ‘intervention’ approach. These …

The Social Killer

Scared to go out to a meeting to speak to a client? Need to deliver a speech but feel like fainting at the thought of going in front of the class to present? Scared to attend a social gathering for no apparent reason? You might be suffering from social anxiety disorder. Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, is a kind of mental disorder where the sufferer experiences a severe or unreasonable fear of social gatherings where there is a possibility that one may get embarrassed or ridiculed. Most of the time, these anxieties arise from an intense fear of being closely watched or scrutinized – from the simple things like the way they dress, talk or act; to …