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Anxiety? Symptoms, treatment, and test

Written on 30 June 2017, by Mijn Kwartier
Anxiety has changed its meaning throughout the history of mankind in a severe way. First, anxiety was a tool to help you, to warn against dangerous situations. For example, if you were to come eye to eye with a dangerous animal or an attacker, you would have to dodge them. Anxiety prepares the body...
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Dealing with depression? Symptoms, treatment and test

Written on 1 March 2017, by Mijn Kwartier
Depression is one of the most commonly occurring mental illnesses worldwide. Because of the depression symptoms it can often take a long time before you look for professional help, a step which is correct and useful in many cases. It furthermore often is difficult to put a finger on what it is that...
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Self-confidence? How do you build up your self-confidence?

Written on , by Mijn Kwartier
Self-confidence is a broad concept. This can mean something different for everyone and is often measured at the hand of different parameters by different people. Previous experiences can affect your self-confidence or your self-esteem. This can even date back to when you were very young and be based...
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Are panic attacks an anxiety disorder or a form of stress?

Written on 11 January 2017, by Dr. Paul Koeck
A panic attack is a specific anxiety disorder caused by stress. Symptoms of a panic attack are heart palpitations, a fast heartbeat, shaking, an unpleasant feeling or ache in the chest area, stomach complaints or nausea, dizziness, a feeling of lightheadedness or fainting, fear to lose control or to...
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Stress and fatigue? How are stress and fatigue linked?

Written on , by Mijn Kwartier
Do you sleep poorly? Do you notice that you are becoming more forgetful? Are you irritated? Then you might be fatigued. Fatigue is caused by a long stressful period or major event which causes that you can no longer optimally relax. Furthermore, people with fatigue issues have problems with performi...
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Sleeping problems? Causes, treatment, and test sleeping problems!

Written on 9 January 2017, by Mijn Kwartier
Difficulties falling asleep? Nightmares? Do you often wake up in the middle of the night? Then you possibly suffer from sleeping problems. Sleeping problems can be caused by many different factors, but can even end up becoming a worse problem. For example, sleeping problems can lead to depression, b...
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