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10 Reasons Acupuncture Can Ease Stress and Anxiety

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Woman Getting Acupuncture TreatmentThese days, stress has become part and parcel of our lives. Though it is not a good state of mind to be in, it warns that you are going to encounter many problematic situations.

Some people may feel without stress one cannot feel motivated to work, but this is not the right way to think. In small amounts, stress could be a good thing, but not for a longer period of time, as it may lead to a situation where one has to face many consequences related to stress.

When the pressure becomes an unreasonable part in your life, it may make you feel sick, unhappy and anxious for small things. You may even feel fatigued for small works, which shows the level of stress has become a serious issue.

Long-term stress can be harmful and can damage organs, weakens the immune system, putting the person at a significant risk of having cancer.

Some health problems include anxiety and depression that destroys the quality of life gradually. One such symptom which shows a person is in stress is feeling anxious about small issues and having butterflies in the stomach.

The clinical anxiety can be treated by using medication and other clinical methods. Before that, a person has to accept that he is undergoing stress and first try to solve the issues as much as possible. Such methods involve acupuncture which can ease anxiety and stress.
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5 Ways Mindfulness Helps Anxiety

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MindfulnessMindfulness is quickly gaining the limelight in all the business, academic, and medical worlds. News of its health benefits are spreading all over the world and reaching the farthest corners of Earth.

The best part about mindfulness? It’s free. It costs absolutely nothing.

You can take a few mindfulness sessions, and you will start getting the health results in less than three weeks.

It improves a wide variety of problems, including health problems that used to be addressed only by surgery or visits to a psychiatrist. One of these health problems is anxiety.

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Warning! Bogus Email Sent to AP&H Email List

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police dog warning with paw upThis morning a bogus email was sent to the AP&H email list. It requests that you click on a link to confirm your subscription to our emails.

I did not send this email, and my email company, AWeber, did not send it either! Your email subscription is not expiring, and you do not need to confirm it.

I’m sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you. I am working with AWeber to see how the person(s) who sent the email were able to use the AP&H mailing list.

Psychotherapy Is The Best Way To Treat Anxiety Disorders

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psychotherapy sessionAnxiety disorders are mental illnesses which prevent individuals from leading a normal life.

If you are suffering from an anxiety disorder you may not be able to perform your routine activities in a well-adjusted manner. It can eventually end up making your life really troubled if left untreated for a long time.

Some of the most common signs and symptoms of this mental illness include unrelenting worries, panic attacks, and obsessive thoughts – which create enormous problems in your life.

In short, if you are suffering from severe distress for a long time now, perhaps you are suffering from an anxiety disorder.
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Anxiety and Alzheimer’s Disease

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Alzheimer's DiseaseFor many older adults, the reality of developing Alzheimer’s Disease in their lifetime is growing, which means for many grown children, so are the chances of them having to care for a parent with Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer’s Disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, and roughly one out of ten people over the age of 65 are diagnosed with it each year.

About five million people in the U.S. currently live with Alzheimer’s, with that number expected to rise to sixteen million people in the next 25 years. An estimated two-thirds of people with Alzheimer’s are women.

Even though more and more research is done every year to track down the causes of Alzheimer’s and work towards a cure, the conversation around Alzheimer’s is often hushed or is drowned out by the noise of so many other diseases and conditions seeking their own support for research and treatment.

When it comes to topic of anxiety, talking about Alzheimer’s is a must.
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