Panic attack

“Panic attack” was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for W3C, accessibility compliance.   Panic attacks are sudden periods of intense fear that may include palpitations, sweating, shaking, shortness of breath, numbness, or a feeling that something bad is going to happen.[1][2] The maximum degree of symptoms occurs within minutes.[2] Typically they last […]

CBD Oil for Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Fact and Fiction

CBD for Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative diseases is currently being examined by the medical community. There is no hard evidence showing that CBD or CBD products can stop, prevent or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s. However, CBD has been shown to be effective in treating some of the most common behavioral symptoms of the disease, such […]

Panic disorder

“Panic disorder” was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for W3C, accessibility compliance.   Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by reoccurring unexpected panic attacks.[1] Panic attacks are sudden periods of intense fear that may include palpitations, sweating, shaking, shortness of breath, numbness, or a feeling that something terrible is going to happen.[1][2] The maximum […]

Insomnia

“Insomnia” was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in it’s original form.  However, this version is designed for W3C, accessibility compliance. Insomnia, also known as sleeplessness, is a sleep disorder in which people have trouble sleeping.[1] They may have difficulty falling asleep, or staying asleep as long as desired.[9][11]Insomnia is typically followed by daytime sleepiness, low energy, irritability, and a depressed mood.[1] It […]

Anthropophobia: The Fear of People

Anthropophobia is an often temporary social phobia that commonly affects adolescents. It is distinguished from misanthropy by its moral and philosophical side, which is not a phobia. HOW DO YOU BETTER UNDERSTAND ANTHROPOPHOBIA? The fear of people is common among 13-18 year olds, for whom the slightest social contact can quickly seem insurmountable. The symptoms […]

Beyond Pack-Rat: Hoarding Disorder and Diogenes syndrome

Compulsive hoarding, aka Diogenes syndrome, is a pathological anxiety disorder that hampers a person’s general ability to disassociate value from objects. Typically this manifests in an accumulation of unnecessary items over a period of months, or even years. Although this trend remains controllable in a majority of individuals with the disorder, compulsive hoarding can evolve […]

Hematophobia – The Fear of Blood

Hematophobia is the fear of blood. It’s a widespread phobia that affects women as much as men. For hematophobes, the idea of being in contact with blood is unbearable, as well as being in places where blood is potentially present, such as hospitals or blood donation centers. Summary Behaviors Associated With Fear of Blood Possible […]