Showing posts with label anxiety. Show all posts
Showing posts with label anxiety. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Please read the following article to see if any of the items listed apply to you. If they do - then a lifestyle change for you is imminent. It shows how smoking, alcohol, drugs, prescription medicines, etc can affect a guy's penis and reproductive system. Stress, anxiety, depression, diet, lack of exercise all play an important role in your sexual health also.

Definite DON'Ts

Smoking - Nicotine reduces arterial pressure and as a result, prevents blood circulation to the penis. In addition, toxic substances from smoking are detrimental for sperm maturation.

Alcohol - Alcohol kills reproductive cells and decreases sperm viability. It also disrupts the link between the brain and the penis. Excessive use of alcohol inhibits the creation of the male sex hormone, androgen.

Marijuana - Sharply reduces the level of male sexual hormones, disrupts chromosomes and promotes undesired genetic changes.

Overweight - Being overweight can disrupt your hormone balance and, as a result, the production of hormones necessary for achieving erection can become insufficient.

Anabolic Steroids - Anabolic steroids bear a close resemblance to testosterone and as a result, the body stops its natural production causing impotence to occur.

High Cholesterol - Too much cholesterol blocks the vessels providing blood to the penis and thereby reduces the blood flow necessary to maintain an erection.

Chemical drugs - Studies show that out of two hundred most used medicines; as many as sixteen are likely to cause impotence. Among the most risky are drugs used for the treatment of high blood pressure, depression, insomnia, ulcers, tumors, plus a couple of medications used to combat allergy.

Monday, September 02, 2013

I know it may not be good talking about a friend with anxiety disorders. But if it can help others, then why not? Yes, a good of friend of mine has this kind of psychological problem but I will not mention her name here. At first, I did not know about this condition and I did not realize she has one.

I'm sure that I'm not the only one who helped her and I'm not here to praise myself for what I have done. I just want to share my experience with my friend and what I learned about anxiety disorders. So if you have a friend with the same situation or you think your friend's attitudes are leading to have this disorder, the tips below can definitely help.

Recommend professional help

As a friend, you are willing to help in the best way that you can. However, you also have limitations. Situations like these need professional help. Sites like offer assistance to people having significant psychological problems such as anxiety disorders. They specialize in treating such conditions through an intensive and safe treatment program. You can be sure that patients will be treated in a safe and comfortable treatment center.

Understand the problem

Do research online and offline. There a lot of useful reading materials such as medical books and websites. According to ADAA, there are different kinds of anxiety disorders, such as GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder), Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD), Panic Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and specific phobias. The more you educate yourself, the more help you can do to your friend.

Be very supportive

Showing support is not only by helping your friend and get treated and trying to understand his problem. It is also by being open to hear his stories without judging him. However, it will not be good if you always ask him about it because it might trigger another panic attack. Instead, assure your friend that you are always available to comfort him. Tell him to he can call you anytime he needs someone to talk to. But of course, you also need to be very patient with him.

Have fun together

People with anxiety disorders should also have fun. In fact, having fun with a friend that a patient can trust is a very helpful activity. Just make sure that you will avoid doing things that can trigger the fear or something related to his disorder. If your friend has agoraphobia, or being afraid of walking alone in an isolated place, this is a case where a person really needs a trusted companion. This is also the reason why you should know the kind of anxiety disorder your friend has.

Take care of yourself

Although your friend seems to be in serious problem, don't forget to take care of yourself too. Make sure that you are also doing something about your own anxiety and don't let it affect your personality. Do regular exercises, eat healthy foods, get enough sleep, and take a rest when needed. Remember, you should also be mentally and physically fit to be able to help your friend efficiently. In fact, this can even help you while you are helping your friend.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The aura is often described as a field of energy, vibrations, and brilliant shades of colors. A psychic reader can notice your aura. Psychic readers have extraordinary sensory perceptions. They can either see the colors or feel the vibrations of your aura. Here are a few common colors seen in the aura of a person, along with their psychic implications:

Common shades

Red - Red is an intense, dense color. It can either attract or repel. In a positive context, red color denotes a healthy ego. In a negative context, red energy vibes can correspond to anger, anxiety, nervousness, and unforgiveness.

Shades of Red - The deep shade of red denotes a person who is strong willed, realistic, grounded, and a survivor. The muddy red shade denotes anger. Clear red shade denotes a person who is powerful, passionate, sensual, competitive, and energetic. The orange red shade stands for confidence. The bright pink shade denotes an artistic, sensual, loving, and affectionate person.

Orange - Orange color denotes the emotions, feelings, and reproductive organs of a person. It stands for good health, excitement, and vitality. In a positive context, orange energy vibes are productive, courageous, sociable, and creative. In negative light, orange color can give rise to stress or other forms of addiction.

Shades of orange - The orange yellow shade stands for intelligence, scientific orientation, creativity, and perfection. A brownish orange shade denotes the level of ambition or tendency of procrastination.

Yellow -Yellow color denotes life and energy. This color stands for optimism, awakening, intelligence, and inspiration.

Green - Green color stands for lungs and the heart. This color denotes comfort and health, just like nature. It also denotes growth, balance, change, and love for animals, nature, as well as people.

Turquoise - Turquoise color represents the immune system. This color makes your aura sensitive and compassionate for the healer.

Blue - Blue color is linked to the throat and conditions of thyroid. This color makes your aura cool and calm. It creates energies that make you caring, sensitive, loving, and intuitive.

Indigo - This color is linked to the pituitary glands and the third eye. It depicts deep feelings, emotions, sensitivity, and intuitive ability.

Violet - This color links to the pineal gland and the nervous system. It is the most sensitive color in your aura and depicts psychic ability, artistic, and magical inclination.

Lavender - This color stands for imagination and visionary capabilities.

Silver - Shade of silver depicts physical and spiritual abundance. Bright silvery shade means inflow of money or spiritual awakening.

Gold - Golden color depicts divine enlightenment and protection. A person with this aura has wisdom, peace of mind, intuition, and spiritual inclination.

Black - Black color denotes strong energy. Such people have an unforgiving nature and they often have unreleased anger and frustration.

White - This color reflects other energies and is protective in nature. It depicts purity, truth, angelic qualities, and good health. If your aura has white flicks, it means your angels are near you to guide you.

About the author
Grace is an enthusiastic blogger and likes to research & write about psychic abilities. She is associated with , which offers free psychic reading.

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Testosterones are the sub type of human growth hormones often referred to as male or sex hormones. It is actually testosterones that impart male characteristics in men. Furthermore, they are also vital for immaculate performance of sexual system. Testosterones are also indispensible for overall well being of the body.

Disadvantages of Testosterones Scarcity:

The deficiency of testosterones in the body can create many problems for your health. For instance,
  • Dearth of testosterones can result in reduced libido and erectile dysfunction
  • Testosterones deficiency can cause obesity
  • Testosterone deficient body will have lean muscles lacking any real strength
  • Weak bones with low bones density
  • A spree of diseases can attack your body like diabetes, all sorts of heart problems and cancers
  • Insomnia may also drop in your body due to shortage of testosterones
  • Testosterone deficiency can cause stress, anxiety, depression and curtailed performance of brain
  • Total degeneration of body
Reasons of Testosterone Deficiency:

There are many reasons that can lead to dearth of testosterones.
  • One of the most obvious reasons is the process of aging. Testosterone decline naturally as you age.
  • Obesity due to any reason can also force testosterone reserves to decline
  • Mental stress is another major factor for testosterones to shrink in number
  • High cholesterol levels in the body adversely affect the production of testosterones
  • Lack of physical activity also makes testosterone levels to deplete
  • Imbalanced diet that is rich in fats is another apparent reason
  • Smoking and alcoholism also have devastating consequences for testosterone secretion

There are many methods that can be brought into the use to restore testosterone levels in the body.
  • Regular exercise can cause testosterone levels to shoot up
  • Use of balanced diet can also help
  • You should take ample sleep as production is maximum during sleep
  • Avoid stress and mental depression
  • Keep weigh in control
Testosterone Therapies:

As most people especially senior citizens cannot sustain all the above mentioned requirements, they can undergo testosterone treatment therapy to regain what they have lost. In these therapies, artificial testosterones are inserted to replace lost natural testosterones.


Testosterones regulate almost every function and organ of human body and thus adequate levels should be present in the body all the times. You need to follow above mentioned tips to alleviate the symptoms of low testosterones where testosterone treatment therapy can especially help. Furthermore, avoid anything that can inflict some damage to your testosterone reserves.

By Ali Ahmed

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Spouses of heart attack victims have an increased risk of depression and anxiety, even if their partner survives, Danish research suggests.

The study found that in the year after losing a spouse to a heart attack, partners were three times more likely to start taking anti-depressants.

Even if their partner survived, the use of anti-depressants still increased by 17%, compared with the year before.

The use of anxiety drugs also went up, the European Heart Journal reports.

There are about 340 heart attacks in the UK every day - approximately 13% are fatal.

Care needed
Maureen Talbot, senior cardiac nurse at the British Heart Foundation, said: "A heart attack can impact the whole family, and this study emphasises the importance of caring for the partners of heart attack sufferers.

"We know that people can feel anxious or helpless when a loved one has a heart attack. It is essential they receive the emotional and practical support they need during this often traumatic time."

This is the first study to look at the health of spouses after their partner survives a heart attack.

It also found men were more susceptible to the effect than women.

Report author Dr Emil Fosbol, from Duke University Medical Center, said: "This is a major public health issue for which there seems to be very little awareness among doctors and policy makers.

"The most important finding of this study is that the system needs to consider the care needs for the spouses too, not only when a patient dies from a [sudden heart attack], but also when the patient is 'just admitted' to hospital [after a sudden heart attack] and survives."

Using Danish registries, including the National Civil Status Registry that shows whether people are married or not, researchers studied 16,506 spouses of people who died from a sudden heart attack between 1997 and 2008 and 44,566 spouses of patients who survived a sudden heart attack.

Extreme health impact
They also looked at the use of anti-depressants and drugs to treat anxiety before and up to a year after the event, and medical records for depression and suicide.

The scientists also compared this data with the health of 49,518 people whose partners died from causes unrelated to a sudden heart attack, and 131, 563 spouses of people admitted to hospital for a non-fatal condition unrelated to a sudden heart attack.

If the partner had a heart attack, the spouse's health was more seriously affected than those whose partners died from or survived other medical conditions.

The researchers speculate that it is the sudden and unexpected nature of a sudden heart attack that causes the more extreme impact on the spouse.

Dr Fosbol said: "If your partner dies suddenly from a heart attack, you have no time to prepare psychologically for the death, whereas if someone is ill with, for example, cancer, there is more time to grow used to the idea.

"The larger psychological impact of a sudden loss is similar to post-traumatic stress disorder."

By Anna-Marie Lever, BBC News