Sleep apnea, a sleeping disorder, in which a person might stop breathing for 10 to 20 seconds while sleeping and wake up gasping. Its effects can be treated and reduce by making some of these lifestyle changes. Decreased sleeping problems, overcoming the symptoms before it gets severe, healthy mind and body are some of the definite results of adopting these changes.
Any person would feel a little uncomfortable when put in a closed room or a crowded metro. But, if a person is claustrophobic, he/she would feel constant anxiety and fear of being in such spaces. In fact, the person would be concerned and distressed prior to any such anticipated event in an enclosed place.
Do you feel squeamish when you get a sight of someone bleeding? If that is the case, you are not alone. Thousands of people have the same anxiety and fear triggered by the sight of blood. This is known as hemophobia.
Do you ever feel a rush of anxiety and disgust seeing a lotus pod or a honeycomb? As unusual as it may sound, this kind of phobia do exist and is known as trypophobia. Trypophobia is derived from Greek word “trypa” which means holes. The intense, irrelevant and strange fear and anxiety of holes, pods or other such punctured marks is known as trypophobia.
Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder when breathing pauses for some seconds when you are asleep. Breathing resumes after 10 to 20 seconds. The stopping of breathing happens for many times during a single night. If you have sleep apnea you don’t get proper sleep and you might be snoring. There are three types of sleep apnea: obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea and complex sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common.
When red blood cells break down, new cells are formed to replace them. The replaced ones are then handled by the liver. When the liver is not able to process the broken cells, Bilirubin(a yellowish pigment found in bile, a fluid made by the liver) builds up in the body making the skin look Yellow. This is commonly known as Jaundice or Yellow fever.
People take snoring as something normal. Nobody is concerned about snoring unless it is directly affecting you or someone you live with. It might be a sign of sleep disorder which might even be fatal.
A pimple is an inflammation of the skin formed when bacteria infect oil glands referred to as sebaceous glands and they get filled up with pus. These oil glands become hyperactive, which actually causes pimple. The pimple starts approximately 3 weeks before appearing on the skin. It generally appears on the body parts like face, chest, back, and shoulders.
Needles and injections have become an integral portion of medical treatment, thanks to the ever advancing science. However, even when the use of needles is something really inseparable during medical routines, many people tend to completely avoid the treatment due to the fear of needles and injections. Such extreme form of anxiety due to needles, syringes and injections is known as Trypanophobia.
Air travel has become an inseparable part of people’s life in this modern era. However, it may not be fascinating to roam in air, among the clouds for everyone. The intense fear and nervousness of flying is known as aerophobia. Aerophobia, also known as aviophobia or flight phobia, is signified by extreme fear and anxiety to travel by air in airplanes, helicopters, parachutes or other air transports.