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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

5 Comments – Posted in: Anxiety, Therapy

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

5 Comments – Posted in: Anxiety, Caregivers

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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Turmeric Health Properties: The New Anti-Depressant?

4 Comments – Posted in: Anxiety, Medications, Stress

TurmericMany people are suffering from anxiety and depression all over the world. Some of them don’t even have the means to get the therapy and the medication they need.

But what if there were a common spice that can be as effective as the usual prescription drugs prescribed for anxiety – without the side effects and the overwhelming cost?

A recent study has found that turmeric curcumin can possibly be as effective as Prozac.

Because there are so many studies being carried out on turmeric’s potency in treating a huge host of health issues, turmeric’s new found anti-anxiety and antidepressant properties might become an effective substitute to strong antidepressant drugs.

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Anxiety and Insomnia: 8 Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

10 Comments – Posted in: Anxiety, Stress

InsomniaIf sleepless nights are your main complaint, then you are not alone.

Insomnia is cited as being the cause of at least $63 billion in lost productivity from the American workforce on an annual basis due to lowered productivity from fatigue.

It has been reported that between 30 – 35% of adults express symptoms of insomnia at some point in their lifetimes.
 
 
The symptoms of insomnia include:

  • Exhaustion
  • A reduced attention span
  • A higher likelihood of making mistakes
  • Changes in emotional well being
  • An urge to sleep during daytime hours

When coupled with anxiety, insomnia can have even more devastating effects, as those who live with anxiety already spend much of their waking hours dealing with mental and physical stressors.
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