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Common Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

Sign of hormonal imbalances can be subtle or obvious and they may overlap with symptoms from other conditions. Changes in reproductive hormones, can be gender specific, while others, such as adrenal hormones, are not gender specific and can be “obscured” by changes in hormonal levels. Besides these reasons for hormone …

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Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders include several different mental health issues including: Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD): persistent and excessive anxiety over events or activities that are “out of proportion” to the actual need for concern Panic disorder (and panic attacks): episodes of intense fear, terror, panic, doom and anxiety. Panic attacks can peak …

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Stress: Signs and Symptoms

Stress can be caused by anything you or your body finds “stressful”. Stress affects different people in different ways—physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Some people may only have symptoms in one category while others may experience symptoms in each category. Physical Symptoms Physical symptoms of stress can be mild, moderate …

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Stress

Some stress is normal—but, what is normal for some is not normal for others. Some people respond to stress more effectively or recover from stress more quickly. We’ve all heard people say “I work better under pressure”. Well, that may be—but it also may be that that person’s stress is …

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Tips For Managing Stress And Anxiety

Stress is the word used to describe the way your body responds to demands placed on you. These demands can be physical, mental and/or emotional. There are several things to keep in mind when thinking about—and dealing with stress and anxiety. Stress is common and is normal—and is very individual …

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Anxiety And Health Conditions

Everyone gets anxious from time to time because we all experience a variety of stressful experiences—accidents, problems at home, work or school, difficult phases in relationships and other “stressors”. That is however quite different from someone who suffers chronic or long-term anxiety without any specific stressor or trigger. If someone …

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Anxiety

There’s normal anxiety—worries about work, home, relationships, school—and then there is anxiety that becomes extreme or excessive. When anxiety becomes extreme or excessive (meaning it keeps you from functioning normally) you may be dealing with an anxiety disorder. Types of Anxiety Disorders There are several different kinds of anxiety disorders. …

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Stress and Medical Conditions

Not only can stress and anxiety make medical conditions worse, it can also be a cause or risk factor of actually contracting unhealthy conditions. Here are a few examples of how conditions can be made worse by stress and/or brought on by stress. Canker sores Canker sores are small and …

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Stress and Your Health

Stress is a broad term that describes something all of us experience. Stress can be mental, physical, emotional or any combination of these. Stress—or more precisely, the body’s response to stress—is an evolutionarily conserved reaction to danger, tension or circumstances that in some way causes us to feel pressured in …

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Women’s Health: Heart Disease

Heart attacks (myocardial infarctions or MIs) and heart disease are the number one cause of death for women—even though it has long been thought of as a “man’s disease”. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), about the same number of women die from heart attacks as do men …

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