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Archive for March, 2006

Childhood Anxiety

Childhood anxiety is not so very different form anxiety in adults. Hopefully children can get over anxiety and panic attacks faster, if it is caught early and the cause dealt with. In my case it was not caught early. I was firstly diagnosed with an ear infection (The cause of my dizziness) and then shipped […]

Agoraphobics – Wanted for TV Therapy Show

“I am currently working at Monkey Productions, an independent TV company, on a documentary about Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia for Channel 4. We are fortunate to be working with Professor Paul Salkovskis – the Clinical Director of the Anxiety Disorders and Trauma Unit at the Maudlsey Hospital and one of the leading specialists in this […]

Phobias – a Cortisol Link/Cure?

This was from the BBC Health Section Hormone could cut spider phobia As long as this one doesn’t come up the plugholeIt could be easier for those with a fear of spiders to have a bath following a study published this week. Researchers suggest arachnophobes, and people with other phobias, could be helped by a […]

Anxiety – Coeliac Diseas and IBS Link.

It is well know that Coeliac Disease can cause depression and breathlessness, (along with lots of other nasty symptoms) but what about anxiety? It can be hard to tell if a food type is causing anxiety although diets high in wheat, dairy, caffeine, simple carbohydrates and sugars have all been blamed before for panic, low […]

Anxiety Meme

I thought I’d start an impromptu survey meme type thing here by asking what your worst fear is. What is the worst possible thing that you think could happen to you. Is it an unavoidable confrontation with a something of which you are awfully phobic? Like a big hairy spider in your sleeping bag or […]

Anxiety – The Importance of a High Life State

To beat anxiety you need to keep yourself in a high life state. Most people who suffer from Anxiety, Panic Attacks or Agoraphobia tend to link their symptoms with certain situations: crowded shops, being far from home, elevators, freeways etc. These associations are of course completely erroneous, they are just our minds trying to make […]

Anxiety – Keeping in a high life state

When tackling anxiety, panic attacks and phobias it is important to be in a high life state. What do I mean by that? Well, anxiety issues (which often lead to panic attacks and phobias) are often compounded or even caused by stressors in daily life. These stressors could be such things as unhappy marriages, bullying […]

List of Phobia Cures

by Adam Eason Phobias are these intense, irrational fears which cannot be overcome even when the sufferer is fully aware (as is usually the case), that there is no reason for the fear. There may have been a very valid reason for it at some stage of your life, but not anymore. Fear is steeped […]

Celexa, citalopram – a personal experience

Celexa, is the brand name of a drug called Citalopram Hydrobromide which is one of the most widely prescribed Selective Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) on the market. It is widely used to treat major depression, panic disorder, anxiety, and agoraphobia. You should remember that drugs are never a solution, just a crutch, and there are […]