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Cholesterol Good and Bad Fats

Cholesterol Good and Bad Fats

Thursday, September 23, 2010 3:22

Good and Bad Fats The body needs fats to maintain health. However, overeating foods that contain too much ‘bad’ fats can be very dangerous to your health, causing high cholesterol and heart disease risks....

High Cholesterol in Men

High Cholesterol in Men

Thursday, September 23, 2010 2:53

High Cholesterol in Men Why should I care about high cholesterol in men? High cholesterol, also called hypercholesteremia, puts men at increased risk for heart attacks, strokes, and peripheral artery disease. For many men, the risk of high cholesterol starts ...

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Home Remedies For Cholesterol

Home Remedies For Cholesterol

Thursday, September 23, 2010 1:03

Home Remedies For Cholesterol There are 2 types of cholesterol, Low density lipoproteins or LDL (bad cholesterol) and high density lipoproteins HDL (good cholesterol). LDLs are responsible for plaque buildup in the arteries, this blocks the flow of blood to mayor organs like ...

Avoidant Personality Disorder

Avoidant Personality Disorder

Sunday, September 19, 2010 23:37

Introduction: Background According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV), avoidant personality disorder (APD) is characterized by a pervasive pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation.1 Children who meet the criteria ...

Childhood Psychiatric Disorders

Childhood Psychiatric Disorders

Friday, September 17, 2010 0:59

If we paid no more attention to plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weeds." That sentiment, expressed by the late 19th-century naturalist and plant expert Luther Burbank, still bears some truth today. Concern about children's ...

Mental Illness

Mental Illness

Friday, September 17, 2010 0:25

Did you know that every 1 in 17 Americans suffers from a serious mental illness? Or there are 10% children as well as adolescents in United States who suffer from different emotional as well as mental illnesses and disorders? You will also be surprised to know that 70 ...

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Organic Brain Syndrome

Organic Brain Syndrome

Friday, September 17, 2010 0:10

Organic Brain Syndrome This is a general term that refers to physical disorders that cause a decrease in mental function, usually not including psychiatric disorders. Also known as: chronic organic brain syndrome; OBS; organic mental disorder Symptoms vary with the specific ...

Anxiety attacks

Anxiety attacks

Thursday, September 16, 2010 23:49

Anxiety attacks are the most extreme example of an anxiety reaction. When anxiety reaches a level at which the symptoms cause the sufferer to experience symptoms which exceed those normally experienced during an appropriate anxiety reaction, an anxiety attack is formed....

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GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER

GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER

Thursday, September 16, 2010 22:43

Diagnostic Features: Generalized Anxiety Disorder is a condition characterized by excessive anxiety and worry, occurring more days than not for a period of at least 6 months, about a number of events or activities. The individual finds it difficult to control the worry. The focus of the ...

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Bipolar affective disorder Diseases

Bipolar affective disorder Diseases

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 0:54

What is bipolar affective disorder (manic depression)? One per cent of the population suffer from bipolar effective disorder at some point in their lives....