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How to Get a Dog Out From Under the Bed if He Is Stuck

Underneath a bed is to a dog what a cave is to a wolf -- a place where it can feel safe and secure. Dogs usually dive for the safety of their cave because of a noise phobia. The phobia commonly stems from thunder and fireworks. Some breeds, such as shepherds and border collies, are more prone to noi

Symptoms of Stress - Identify and Act on Time!

There's a very fine line between being worried, stressed and depressed. Although, one of these conditions might lead to the other, the impact and degree of each differs considerably. A lot of us do not read into the symptoms of stress that our body emits, we mistake it to be fatigue or temporar

3 Behaviors That Lead to Panic and Anxiety Attacks

There are 3 behaviors that those who suffer from frequent panic and anxiety attacks are likely engaging in. These behaviors build stress up in the body and cause you to be anxious all of the time. These behaviors actually lead to the attacks. So what are these behaviors?

Medication Options for Depression

Depression is the most common illness in the world, according to the Mayo Clinic. The World Health organization says that it affects 121 million people worldwide with fewer than 25 percent of those having access to treatment. One of several types of treatment for depression is medication. Many dru

Is it ADHD Or Depression?

Depression can strike anytime, anyplace, and affects people of all ages, races, and socioeconomic levels. On the other hand ADHD always starts before the age of 7 but will continue into adulthood over 50 percent of the time. It is currently estimated that about 20 million Americans currently are str

Games That Can Help Strengthen Memory

When it is troublesome for you to remember names, contact numbers, dates, or appointments it can really be frustrating. But worry no more. You can train yourself to have a sharp mind.

Aspiration Myths

Aspiration is a 'non-surgical' procedure different from most abortions done currently. False - The Aspiration Procedure (actually called Manual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA) is still a surgical procedure. It is almost identical to what most facilities ...

Narcissistic Disorder Treatments

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), the diagnostic handbook used by psychiatrists, psychologists and mental health workers describes narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) as a personality disorder. Individuals with NPD feel an overpowering need to

Difference Between C-Pap & Bipap

Continuous positive airway pressure, CPAP, and bi-level positive airway pressure, BIPAP, are machines used to treat obstructive sleep apnea.These machines deliver air pressure in different ways to help the patient breathe.

Music for Healing & Relaxation

The health benefits of music have been known for a very long time. It is even hypothesized that the universal appeal of music is related to the experience of hearing the mother's heartbeat in the womb. Although the reasons why music therapy are effective are still subject to debate, it is a fact tha

What Is a Self-Diagnosis Tool?

Most self-diagnosis tools are web-based organizations manned by doctors. You may contact them with health questions at any time, and some have phone access if you don't have a computer.

Volunteerism Is Good for the Heart and Soul

For some people, volunteer might as well be a four-letter word. With eight hours of work facing you daily, in addition to responsibilities at home with family, making sure the kids' homework is done and everybody is well fed, who has time to spare for anybody else? Around Hampton Roads in parti

Symptoms of Anxiety and Panic Attacks - Can You Recognize Them?

Knowing the symptoms of anxiety and panic attacks can help you to understand more of whats happening to you and your body when you are having a panic attack.A "symptom" is defined as a sign or signal drawing your attention to something - in the case of a panic attack, the symptoms are aler

Dealing With Panic Attacks

Firstly, what is a panic attack? A commonly accepted definition of a panic attack is 'an exaggeration of the body's normal response to fear, stress or excitement'. 20% of the adult population have experienced a panic attack which if left untreated can become a more regular occurrence.

Good Deeds in the Genes?

A report in Science speculates that altruism evolved among human ancestors who cooperated by sharing scarce resources to survive amidst harsh climates and warfare.