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Fear of dying during a heart attack is linked to inflammation by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sun 12 Jun 2011 10:07pm European Society of Cardiology Press Release Intense distress and fear of dying, which many people experience when suffering the symptoms of a heart attack, are not only fairly common emotional responses but are also linked to biological changes that occur during the event, according to new research published online toda ... Read on »
Fear of Dying by Dr. Rob Dobrenski Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 12:02pm Under no circumstances are therapists allowed to provide services to friends or family. This is truly unfortunate. If this were not the case my grandfather, Peter, would have been my most fascinating, albeit frustrating, client. I'd have had him on the couch 3 days a week, a la Sigmund Freud. Before passing away a few years ago he had a concern; ... Read on »
My Only Real Fear is Dying Alone by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:10pm As a healthcare provider trained to diagnose, I understand very well that there are things you say and things you do not say. There are things, if uttered, which will label you as a “threat to self or others.” We, as healthcare providers, expect ourselves to be the strong ones. We refuse to expose chinks in our armor through long hours deal ... Read on »
Biggest Loser Trainers Fear Contestant May Die by julie Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 16 Jan 2010 2:17pm The female trainers on the US and Australian versions of The Biggest Loser, Jillian Michaels and Michelle Bridges, have spoken out about their concerns for the welfare of the show's contestants saying bigger sized contestants, drastic diets and extreme workouts are a deathly combination.  Jillian claims "she has no control over their demanding ... Read on »
Phobia Schmobia… The Fear of Death by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 07 Aug 2012 6:20am Necrophobia.  Thanatophobia.  The fear of dying   I think everyone, at some point in their lives thinks about death and gets a little nervous, if not downright scared.   I remember living in Los Angeles in the 70′s and hearing about the Zodiac serial killer.  I was certain, when I’d go to sleep at night that it wasn’t far ... Read on »
The Root of All Fears – A Process for Fear and Anxiety by Albert F. Patient Expert Posted Fri 30 Apr 2010 10:12pm They say the root of all fears is the fear of death itself. I’ve heard this over and over again from spiritual teachers over the years. Other teachers talk about something different, a variation – that we are ultimately afraid of being nothing, of being no-one. Perhaps there is no difference between the two. What is the point of this teach ... Read on »
Do you want to be driven by fear or self-worth? by Jeanette R. Posted Tue 26 Jul 2011 12:37pm   Excitement motivated Manuel but he lost it less than 18 hours later An inspiring movie fired up Manuel’s desire to get a better job and buy his own home. That evening he was full of racing thoughts and ideas about how it would be when he was CEO of his own company and didn’t have to take orders from other people, or be at their ... Read on »
How To Tell The Difference Between Anxiety And Depression by Paul Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Jun 2009 5:19pm photo credit: stevendepolo photo credit: Torley Unlike the common cold or the flu anxiety disorders follow a much slower progression.  It could all start with panic attacks, then hypochondria, racing thoughts, palpitations and then, well then depression becomes a real possibility.  After years of being anxious a person can and often will ... Read on »
Social anxiety symptoms can be psychological and physical as well by rita359 Posted Tue 06 Nov 2012 8:12am Social anxiety symptoms may vary from case to case, but in general they encompass the feeling of mild to intense fear of becoming too anxious and/or embarrassing yourself in certain situations where there are a lot of people. Social anxiety has become a startlingly popular condition, which affects an increasing number of people of all age group ... Read on »