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Anxiety

(Science: psychology) The unpleasant emotional state consisting of psychophysiological responses to anticipation of unreal or imagined danger, ostensibly resulting from unrecognised intrapsychic conflict.

physiological concomitants include increased heart rate, altered respiration rate, sweating, trembling, weakness and fatigue, psychological concomitants include feelings of impending danger, powerlessness, apprehension and tension.


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licorice root a stress reliever?

... effect. I think it causes me to be preoccupied with insignificant problems, e.g. guilt over highly unlikely consequences of my actions, or anxiety over imagined or exaggerated negative appraisals. It also effects my heart rate and libido, but that's off-topic. I don't know where the stress-reducing ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:09 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: licorice root a stress reliever?
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Extended sleeping

There's a decent article here http://www.adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/related-illnesses/other-related-conditions/stress/stress-and-anxiety-interfere

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by bioduchamp
Fri Nov 22, 2013 3:13 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Extended sleeping
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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

I haven't read all the posts in this thread, but by now, perhaps you have discovered all of the ASMR videos on YouTube. ASMR really helps reduce anxiety in my case.

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by LMCasey
Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:56 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 88
Views: 117094

Re: Vagus Nerve

... i also had chest pain. i called my daughter who was down stairs. She said i was pale and looked awful. An ambulance was called. Doctors diagnosed anxiety and depression and discharged me. Over the next few days the attacks were relentless but only if i was lying on my side or sitting. i did go ...

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by katrina43
Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:45 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
Replies: 19
Views: 160757

Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... other peoples' voice? Perhaps it's an odd form of bonding with someone in a non-sexual, non-parental way? If they could bottle this feeling up, anxiety and insomnia would be a thing of the past. With this message board, I hope a professional in the neurological sciences can read this, and post ...

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by AmyGdala
Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:23 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 88
Views: 117094
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