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  • Aerophobia: Fear of flying

    Aerophobia: Fear of flying

    Aerophobia is a type of specific phobia that involves a fear of flying or air travel. While statistics suggest that air travel is actually safer than traveling by other means including car and train, flying remains a common source of fear.1 Research suggests that between 2.5% and 40% of people experience flying-related anxiety each year.2 Estimates on…


  • BENEFITS OF BCAA

    BENEFITS OF BCAA

    Supplements containing BCAAs, or branched-chain amino acids, are popular with bodybuilders and athletes for boosting muscle growth and performance. Limited research suggests that BCAAs may also have some other health benefits. BCAAs are essential amino acids. The three BCAAs are leucine, isoleucine, and valine. The body uses amino acids to make proteins, which are the…


  • IMMUNITY

    IMMUNITY

    What is Immunity? Immunity refers to the body’s ability to prevent the invasion of pathogens. Pathogens are foreign disease-causing substances, such as bacteria and viruses, and people are exposed to them every day. Antigens are attached to the surface of pathogens and stimulate an immune response in the body. An immune response is the body’s defense system…


  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy 

    Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy 

    What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of psychological treatment that has been demonstrated to be effective for a range of problems including depression, anxiety disorders, alcohol and drug use problems, marital problems, eating disorders, and severe mental illness. Numerous research studies suggest that CBT leads to significant improvement in…


  • Hypothalamic dysfunction

    Hypothalamic dysfunction

    Hypothalamic dysfunction is a problem with part of the brain called the hypothalamus. The hypothalamus helps control the pituitary gland and regulates many body functions. Causes The hypothalamus helps keep the body’s internal functions in balance. It helps regulate: Another important function of the hypothalamus is to control the pituitary gland. The pituitary is a small…


  • Dengue Fever

    Dengue Fever

    Dengue (pronounced DENgee) fever is a painful, debilitating mosquito-borne disease caused by any one of four closely related dengue viruses. These viruses are related to the viruses that cause West Nile infection and yellow fever. An estimated 400 million dengue infections occur worldwide each year, with about 96 million resulting in illness. Most cases occur in…


  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    What is IBS?- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) Other symptoms of IBS IBS can also cause: IBS pain IBS pain may feel like cramping. With this cramping, you will also have at least two of the following experiences: IBS diagnosis Your doctor may be able to diagnose IBS based on your symptoms. They may also take one or…


  • Stomach Aches

    Stomach Aches

    You know that awful feeling: you’re nauseous; your stomach feels like it’s tied in a knot, and you don’t even want to move. What does your pain mean? Well, let’s talk today about abdominal pain. So, what causes abdominal pain? Almost everyone has pain in their belly at one time or another. Most of the…


  • Conjunctivitis

    Conjunctivitis

    What Are the Main Causes of Conjunctivitis? Conjunctivitis can be caused by a virus, bacteria or by allergies. Bacterial and viral conjunctivitis are easily spread from person to person. Allergic conjunctivitis is not contagious. Viral conjunctivitis Viral conjunctivitis is the most common type of conjunctivitis. This type of pink eye is very contagious and often spreads…


  • HABIT OF BITING NAILS(Onycho-phagia) AND WHAT IS IT RELATED TO?

    HABIT OF BITING NAILS(Onycho-phagia)  AND WHAT IS IT RELATED TO?

    Nail-biting is frequently associated with anxiety, because the act of chewing on nails reportedly relieves stress, tension, or boredom. Many people have the tendency to bite their fingernails, a condition known as Onychophagia which, according to the the American Psychiatric Association (APA)’s DSM-5 (The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), is “compulsive and repetitive in nature”.…