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Anxiety and Depression

Natural Treatments for Anxiety: How You Can Find Natural Anxiety Relief
If you find yourself worrying uncontrollably about everyday tasks or if you are constantly and excessively anxious about issues like family health, finances or your job, you may be suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder. While everybody experiences anxiety occasionally, people who suffer from G.A.D. experience it so excessively that it can interfere with their ability to perform ordinary tasks.

Learning How to Treat Anxiety Disorders and Finding Natural Panic Attack Remedies
Anxiety disorders are the most common of all mental illnesses. There are many different types of anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, post traumatic stress disorder and panic attacks, to name a few, but all of them produce symptoms of excessive fear and dread and can be debilitating to those who suffer from them. Learning how to treat anxiety disorders requires time, practice and patience because in almost all cases, anxiety is best treated by behavioral therapy and not by prescription medication.

Anxiety Symptoms and Treatment: Finding the Best Anxiety Treatment Program for You
Many people feel anxious at some point in their lives, such as before an important exam or when called upon to speak in public. Anxiousness is a normal reaction to stressful events, but if anxiousness becomes chronic and excessive, it may be the sign of an anxiety disorder.

Anxiety Disorder Treatments: The Best Herbal Remedies for Anxiety
Anxiety disorders are the most common of all mental health disorders and affect the lives of millions of people every year, including approximately 19 million in the U.S. alone. If you are one of them, you may wonder if your symptoms are standard, and if there are behavioral and medical treatments that might be effective for you.

Alpha-Stim Technology For Depression, Anxiety And Chronic Pain Now Available In New Zealand
Alpha Stim units are compact electromedical devices that use Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) to relieve mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, insomnia and a variety of chronic pain conditions including fibromyalgia.

The Best Diet for Anxiety Sufferers
With 18% of the U.S. population affected, anxiety disorders have ranked as the most common mental health illness in the country, according to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America. This prevalence, which affects approximately 40 million adults aging 18 years and older, is very much alarming. Although the use of anti-depressants, relaxation techniques and psychotherapies like cognitive-behavioral therapy and exposure therapy help to quell nervous symptoms, experts still say that adjustments in dietary habits can lead to a better coping ability against stress.

Health Problems and Natural Remedies

Alternative Approaches to Treating Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma is a form of cancer which attacks the membrane that lines the chest cavity and the lungs. This article describes some of the alternative therapies and treatments for treating this type of cancer, also known as asbestos cancer.

Rhodiola Rosea - Fighting Stress and Anxiety
Rhodiola Rosea is the latest natural remedy to join the arsenal of natural anxiety and stress reducers.

Acid Reflux and Heartburn - Are You Suffering?
Does your morning coffee cause you pain? Are you frustrated when a night out dining with friends ends in discomfort instead of relaxed conversation? Do you carry antacids with you every day? Heartburn is more than just a nuisance. It can detract from enjoying a meal, force you to change your routine and hang over your every decision - what to eat, what to drink, when to lay down. What is this monkey on your back and how can you find relief?

Candida - Natural Solutions
When the body's bio-balance is upset by factors such as unhealthy lifestyle, stress, excessive consumption of sugar and refined carbohydrate, chronic use of medications such as anti-biotics, cortisone, the pill, etc, then one finds an overgrowth of Candida in the body. Fortunately, Candida can be controlled by means of a balanced diet and by the elimination of certain foods in order to create an internal environment in which the yeast cannot survive.

Herbal Remedies for Arthritis
The term Arthritis literally translates to “joint inflammation.” If you suffer from any of the different types of Arthritis listed above, chances are you have taken drugs to combat the effects or tried other “home remedies.” What are the most effective herbal remedies for arthritis?

Health Benefits of Coenzyme Q10
Coenzyme Q10 is a powerful mineral that has many health saving properties.

Lou Gehrig’s Disease
Dr Ben Johnson's True Story: After only three months of practicing this revolutionary new therapy, my Lou Gehrig’s Disease was 100% gone.

Tea Tree Oil - The Medicine Kit in a Bottle
This wonder oil has many health giving properties, as well as many uses around the house.

General Health and Wellbeing

Disaster Trauma: Emotional First Aid
EFT is a fast and easy way to safely relieve and release some of the fear and distress of any disaster, so we can get on with the practical steps we need to take to rebuild our lives.

Psych-K, Beliefs and The Subconscious Mind
PSYCH-K techniques teach us the ability to "talk" to the mind and to bring about change in the un-supporting beliefs stored within it.

Invest in Your Health
Commitment to exercise is one of the most valuable investments we can make, yet many of us procrastinate about our physical fitness. This article examines why.

Taking a Chance on Healthy Living!
One of the most important aspects of living a healthy and prosperous life is understanding "risk", that is, knowing how to understand and analyse situations in life that affect health.

Secrets to Health and Wellness
Follow these useful tips for boosting your energy and beating the blues.

Choosing The Best Quality Colostrum Supplement
An increasing number of health conscious people include a bovine colostrum supplement as part of their health and nutrition regimen. Colostrum is a vitamin and mineral rich substance produced by all female mammals immediately after giving birth. Newborn offspring are susceptible to many diseases, which is why colostrum or first milk is filled with antibodies, minerals, growth hormone, vitamins and much more. It has been found that adult humans also benefit greatly from the nutrients and immune strengthening properties of colostrum.

Health Issues

Aspartame Lawsuits Accuse Food Companies of Poisoning the Public
Aspartame causes headache, memory loss, seizures, vision loss, coma and cancer. It worsens or mimics the symptoms of such diseases and conditions as fibromyalgia, MS, lupus, ADD, diabetes, Alzheimer's, chronic fatigue and depression.

Paraben Preservatives in Body Care Products Threaten Children's Health
Children are at greater risk of cancers and fertility problems in later life because of the growing use of cosmetics and toiletries, health experts are warning.

Personal Development

The Mysterious Problem of Goals
Why is it that some people successfully achieve their goals and New Year's resolutions while others don't? Why is it that sometimes we get what we want and other times we don't? Why is it that 'goal setting' often does not work?

Weight Loss

Easy Weight Loss Tips for Beginners
Having a well maintained figure is the dream of almost every person. Many people have already tried or are thinking about trying a weight loss program with a diet plan, but simply undertaking certain programs will not help you lose weight until and unless you follow some very important tips.

How the End of World War II Made Us Fat
This video looks at the relationship between the changing lifestyles at the end of World War II and the rise of the current obesity epidemic.


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