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Is Short Temper/Anger a mental illness!?

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Anger is an emotion that nearly everyone will be experiencing at some or the other point in their lifetime. In fact, anger is a necessary emotion to feel cause it acts as a form of protection from a possible threat. A short temper is usually witnessed with a very little to no warning; it is usually an explosion of emotion. Sometimes, this emotion can cause embarrassment for the person who expresses anger. There are many understandable ways in which we can express our anger. For example, shouting, squeezing the nearby objects, and even crying can be a healthy way of expressing our annoyance. But where a short temper is on display, anger is usually seen in an almost primal state. When this occurs, the person might: ·          Becomes easily irritated ·          Experiences shortness of breath when we are angry ·          Vision go blurry when upset ·          Experiences an increase in the blood pressure during a blowout ·          Have a racing heartbeat when confronted with the s

Good Stress vs Bad Stress

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"Good stress" or what the psychologists refer to as "eustress," is the type of stress that we feel when we are excited. Our pulse quickens or gets fast and our hormones surge, but there is no threat or fear. We feel this type of stress when we ride a roller coaster, compete for a promotion, or go on a first date. There are many triggers for this good stress, and it keeps us feeling alive and excited about our life. Another type of stress is acute stress . It comes from quick surprises that needs a response. Acute stress triggers our body's stress response as well, but the triggers cannot be always happy or exciting. This is what we normally think of as stress or bad stress. Acute stress in itself doesn't take a heavy toll if we find ways to relax quickly. Once the stressor has been dealt with, we need to return our body to the homeostasis, or its pre-stress state, to be healthy and to be happy. Chronic stress is the another form of bad stress which occur

Do you know the signs of personality disorder?

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Personality disorders are a group of mental health conditions that are specify by unbending and unhealthy design of thinking, affection, and act. These inner incident often differ from the assumption the civilization in which someone lives. People with personality disorders usually have a solid time getting beyond with others and transaction with everyday problems in the technique that are expected by a ways category. They frequently believe that their process of reasonable and behaving is totally standard. Although, they tend to have perspective of the world that is totally different than others. Therefore, they may find it effortful to take part in collective, educational, and family activities. There are 10 specific types of personality disorders. Personality disorders are the long-term patterns of the behavior and the inner experiences that differs from what is expected. The pattern of the experience and the behavior begins by late adolescence or the early majority full growt

Why does anxiety make you sweat?

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  We all sweat, but something about stress causes us to break out in the kind of sweat we're afraid everyone will see — and worse, smell.  But don't worry. It's probably not as noticeable to others as you believe when your stress level rises and you start to sweat under your arms. Stress sweat, on the other hand, isn't the same as sweat that occurs when you're overheated. Continue reading to find out why stress sweat smells different and how to deal with it. Your body's natural response to a perceived threat is stress. Adrenaline, cortisol, and other stress chemicals are released. It also causes your heart rate to rise and your muscles to tense in order to aid in your fight preparation. Sweat is released by your sweat glands to assist cool your body and balance the electrolytes and fluids in your body, moisturizes our skin.  Nerves that are sensitive to emotions, hormones, and other stimuli trigger your sweat glands. Your body temperature rises when you ar

Does Stress affect our Digestive System?

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Stress may cause a range of gastrointestinal problems including the cramping, bloating, inflammation, and also a loss of appetite. The gut has millions of neurons which can function fairly and independently and are in the constant communication with the brain—explaining the ability to feel “butterflies” in our stomach. Stress can affect our brain-gut communication, and may trigger pain, bloating, and the other gut discomfort symptoms to be felt more easily. The gut is also inhabited by the millions of bacteria which can even influence its health and the brain’s health, which can also impact the ability to think and also affects our emotions. Stress is associated with the changes in gut bacteria which in turn can influence our mood. Thus, the gut’s nerves and the bacteria strongly influences our brain and vice versa. Early life stress can change the development of our nervous system as well as how the body reacts to the stress, anxiety and depression. These changes can increase the

Do you know the warning signs of Dementia!?

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Dementia is a broad term that mainly explains a loss of our thinking ability, memory, and other the mental abilities. Many things can cause dementia. It happens when the parts of our brain used for learning, memory, decision making, and language are damaged or diseased. The most common causes of dementia include: ·   Degenerative neurological diseases. These include Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, and some types of multiple sclerosis. These diseases get worse over time. ·         Vascular disorders. These conditions affect the blood circulation in your brain. ·          Traumatic brain injuries caused by car accidents, falls, concussions, etc. ·        Infections of the central nervous system. These include meningitis, HIV, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. ·          Long-time alcohol or drug use ·          Certain types of hydrocephalus, a buildup of fluid in the brain   Warning signs of Dementia Memory loss Difficulty wi

Does Emotions affects our Brain!?

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                                   Emotion has a substantial influence on the cognitive processes in the humans, including the perception, attention, learning, memory, reasoning, and mainly problem solving. Emotion has a particularly strong influence on the attention, especially modulating the selectivity of attention as well as motivating the action and behavior. This attentional and executive control is intimately linked to the learning processes, as intrinsically limited to attentional capacities are better focused on the relevant information. Emotion also facilitates encoding and helps the retrieval of information efficiently. However, the effects of emotion on learning and memory are not always univalent, as studies have reported that the emotion either enhances or impairs learning and long-term memory (LTM) retention, depending on a range of factors. Emotions are the feelings that are processed by a group of brain regions. Emotion processing is said to be a complicated process, w