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Learning Wednesday: Body Cues for ANXIETY

Anxiety and extreme and constant stress can cause the body real harm: from tachycardia (rapid heart beat) to high blood pressure. Joint pain, muscle cramps, muscle weakness, headaches, migraine, fibromyalgia, and many more symptoms and or illnesses that can affect our way of living by diminishing the capacity of the patient to live a happy and fulfilling life.

Family members and relatives of the patient affected by severe anxiety have to give him/her full and loving support; understand that it is a real mental affliction that can, with time -if not treated and supported- cause real and serious body problems.

Learn about body cues for anxiety. Remember that the best medicine is education and preventionDraMacn

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Learning Wednesday Stress Hormones: Cortisol

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Chronic cortisolemia leads to insulin resistance and DM2 First by hyperglycemia Second through muscle wasting that leads to visceral fat.

COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.
Get the latest public health information from CDC: https://www.coronavirus.gov .
Get the latest research from NIH: https://www.nih.gov/coronavirus.
Find NCBI SARS-CoV-2 literature, sequence, and clinical content: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sars-cov-2/.

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Learning Friday: Human Body Effects of Air Pollution

Air pollution is considered as the major environmental risk factor in the incidence and/or progression of some diseases such as asthma, lung, vision problems, hearing complications, skin damages, cancer, ventricular hypertrophy, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, psychological complications (like stress, anxiety, mental confusion) autism, retinopathy, fetal growth and low birth weigh.

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Learn about Human Body Effects of Air Pollution. Remember that the best medicine is education and preventionDraMacn

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COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.
Get the latest public health information from CDC: https://www.coronavirus.gov .
Get the latest research from NIH: https://www.nih.gov/coronavirus.
Find NCBI SARS-CoV-2 literature, sequence, and clinical content: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sars-cov-2/.

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Trying to Be Positive in These Difficult Times? Fight Against Panic, Do Not Give Up!

Life is changing dramatically in front of us all, and around the world. Life always changes, it’s true, but right now the changes are daily, and aggressive, some are so painful for many, like the lose of life due to Covid-19 and to horrible torture executions like the one that happened, so sadly and painfully, to George Floyd in Minneapolis (RIP).

How to cope with these terrible suffering that hundreds of thousands, if not millions of people are going through right now around the world? Sometimes it can get very scary for many when thinking about the future. and usually these patients develop several mental issues, like: panic attacks, severe anxiety, anger, depression, suicidal thoughts, that can make them manifest physical symptoms or aggravate the ones they already have.

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But don’t forget that your life is precious, and that you are never alone. There is always someone who cares, but try to reach out before things get out of control in your mind.

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Try to read positive quotes, hopeful good reads. Listen to calm music or any uplifting music of your preference. Surround yourself of really good people who love you for who you are.

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Practice some fun exercise. It doesn’t have to be exhausting, just a good walk or playing with any ball. Observe nature, do something that make you really happy: cooking, reading, spending lots of time with your pets.

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Do not despair if it seems that nobody cares about humanity. Sometimes it can feel that way, but there is always true good people who care for you if you just reach out. It could be a neighbor, a friend, relative, or these phone numbers where ever you are in this beautiful earth we live:

HELPLINES, CRISIS-LINES, MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS, SUICIDE HOTLINES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

LIST OF SUICIDE CRISIS LINES BY COUNTRY

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Rainbow over the Ocean for you to Smile Today! Mother Nature Pt 2

Let us rejoice for everything we have. Our health, the health of our loved ones. Let’s take care of it and cherish it every minute of our lives. Let’s keep our mental sanity in check to have peace and happiness at all times, no matter what problem comes to our lives.

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Encouragement in these Difficult Times? Yes, pass it around!

Are you emotionally fatigued due to constant stress and frustration regarding these difficult pandemic times? Remember that you are not alone, and that we can all, with kindness, willingness and respect, overcome any global problem.

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SHARE HOPE!

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Give Thumbs Up to this cute kitty!

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Coping with Quarantine Laugh and Lower Your Stress Funny Memes! Part 2

Laughing and making life less serious is key for a better happier life. So, why not take advantage of these memes today to laugh. Remember that life is present for us to live.

I AM BATMAN….!!!

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We have to be polite, always, even when we practice revenge!

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OH NOOO!!! I promise not to trespass 😬😬

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Police arrests on fowl play suspicion!

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Too bad not all cops are like this cute cat police!

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Do Not Let Anxiety Hurt You Turn it Into Strength!

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1. Get rid of toxic people around you

2. Breathe more (practice breathing exercises)

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3. Sleep more

4. Schedule relaxation and fun time

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5. One task at a time

6. Brainstorm all possible actions

7. Now…TAKE action!

8 Trust yourself

STRESS AFFECTS YOUR BODY

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FINAL NOTE: It is better to start acting now and stop your anxiety now before the intense stress takes you to a series of panic attacks and a life of worry and hurt.

“If you believe in yourself, everything is possible. Live the life of your dreams. Let it be!”—dramacn

Dr. Martha Castro Noriega, MD