Fibromyalgia (also known as Fibromyalgia Syndrome or FMS) is a musculoskeletal disorder that causes pain in the fibrous tissues of the body and also leads to tiredness. It is believed to affect around 5% of the world’s population and currently, no one knows what causes it. In this post, we’ll look at fibromyalgia causes and treatment, as well as symptoms and risk factors. Continue reading Fibromyalgia Causes and Treatment
Before any social event, it’s natural for most people to feel excited and even nervous. Meeting new people is hard for someone with social anxiety. But it can also be fun. The important thing is to prepare for the social event so that you can be calmer, happier, and enjoy the event while it’s happening without so much drama. The following tips show you how to stay calm with social anxiety. Continue reading Social Anxiety: How to Stay Calm Before a Social Event
If you have any type of social anxiety, you can work toward helping yourself deal with it alone. But, remember, if it gets worse, you really should get some help professionally. It really is okay to ask for help. In the meantime, these social anxiety tips can help you ease into social situations. Continue reading Social Anxiety: Tips for Easing into a Social Situation
There is some confusion about whether social anxiety disorder is a personality disorder or not. It’s not. It can lead to avoidant personality disorder which is a personality disorder that looks a lot like social anxiety. However, an avoidant personality disorder is characterized by being much worse and debilitating. Continue reading Social Anxiety: Is It a Personality Disorder?
Social anxiety isn’t something to joke about. It can cause people to miss out on living a full life as they seek to avoid situations that make them feel anxious and uncomfortable.
Many people with social anxiety end up with some level of agoraphobia too. They are so busy trying to avoid people and the uncomfortable feeling, they realize one day that they haven’t been with other people for months. Some people don’t even realize they have social anxiety.
This topic affects me personally. I have suffered from many forms of anxiety including social anxiety for many years. It is an ongoing battle. Continue reading Social Anxiety: Common Symptoms
If you’re tired and even lethargic a lot of the time, you may be feeling it. Everyone gets tired from time to time. Maybe you’re under stress or have had a bad night of sleep. But when is fatigue normal and when does it become a medical problem? Is it chronic fatigue? I have had chronic fatigue for more than 15 years. Here are some of the things I’ve learned while researching about chronic fatigue. Continue reading Chronic Fatigue: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments
There are some people who will tell you that they thrive in stressful environments. Stress pushes them to succeed. Others seem to crumble under its power. They are stressed out all the time. So, what is the truth about stress? Do you have a stressed-out brain?
Stress is the body’s response when it faces a threat, whether perceived or real. It causes your heart to pound, and adrenaline to course through your veins muscles tense, ready to act, and your brain is on high alert. This stress response still lingers, and in truth, it’s wreaking havoc. Continue reading Your Stressed-Out Brain
The leading cause of early aging is cognitive decline. As your brain ages, the capacity to learn, retain, and apply new learnings in life dies. Your cognitive ability includes attention, language, reasoning, memory, and knowledge. We need healthy neurons to maintain cognitive function.
Here are eight ways to improve your cognitive ability. These tips will provide your brain with exercise and expand your potential. Continue reading 8 Ways to Improve Your Cognitive Ability
Confidence is the key to life’s success – whether that success is in business or personal relationships. When you lack confidence, your success will be limited because it takes a certain amount of courage to go after what you really want in life. Sometimes, stress or anxiety may kick in and take away your confidence. Don’t let it. Here are some tips to keep you on the right track. Continue reading Don’t Let Stress Take Away Your Confidence
Chronic stress takes a toll on virtually the entire body. Usually, the first place stress is noticeable is in your brain. Specifically, your cognition suffers. According to Wikipedia, cognition is “the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses.”
So, having stress can affect your thought process, making you an inefficient worker. However, you can do things to restore your mental prowess.
Suffering from the cognitive deficits resulting from chronic stress? Read on and see how you can reduce chronic stress burden and reclaim your brain. Continue reading What You Can Do to Limit Chronic Stress and Loss of Cognitive Abilities