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10 Mistakes Men Make That Contribute to Anxiety

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Men don’t often admit that they suffer from anxiety problems, but anxiety is as common in men as it is with women. Anxiety is a serious problem – one that prevents many men from achieving their goals or finding contentment with the tasks they undertake.

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Stress Management in Facing Menopause

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Menopause will not get worse if you worry about it, but stress can aggravate the symptoms. Our bodies are complex systems with the stress hormones, the ovaries, the chemical systems, they all interrelate.

Hormones are just one of the things your body is coping with at perimenopause, and for some people, it becomes the straw that breaks the camel’s back.

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Hugs and Cuddles Have Long-Term Effects

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A mother hugging her baby.Hugging and cuddling have long term health benefits for both mother and her baby. – Photo by seosites.
The Power of Love

How often do you hug? Do you like to sit close and hold each other’s hands? Recent research shows it’s good for your health. Between loving partners, between parents and children, or even between close friends, physical affection can help the brain, the heart and other body systems you might never have imagined.

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Irregular Heartbeats, or Arrhythmias

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Irregular heartbeats, or arrhythmias, are extra beats of the heart, which run the gamut from being of no health risk to absolutely life-threatening. We get extra beats of the heart from time to time, and not all are dangerous. When 24-hour heart rhythm monitoring is done (wearing a device called a Holter) on individuals with no signs of cardiac problems, extra heartbeats will show up occasionally during that period. Generally if a patient is asymptomatic, there is no concern.

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