Panic Attacks in Children – An Introduction for Parents

Watching a child that you care about suffer from a panic attack can be a highly distressing and upsetting experience. Panic attacks are essentially caused by the same processes as the ‘fight or flight’ response but the symptoms are generally… Continue Reading

What Is a Panic Attack?

A panic attack is a short episode that can last 20 minutes to several hours. It is marked by feelings of intense dread and foreboding, along with extreme stress symptoms such as heightened heart rate and blood pressure, hyperventilation and… Continue Reading

What Does a Panic Attack Feel Like?

One of the biggest problems with panic attacks is that the symptoms are so close to various other health problems – most notably heart attacks. Panic attacks are brought on by acute stress which then causes a number of physiological… Continue Reading

Stress Hormones and Weight Gain – Why Changing Your Life Is the Only Way to Get Healthy

Want to lose weight? Get into better shape? Feel energetic and healthy and full of vitality? The solution is not another diet or training program. Rather it is to combat your stress levels and your energy levels. Pretty much everything… Continue Reading

Why All Stress Is Cognitive Stress

When you think of stress and its causes, what do you think of? Some of us might think about our work, others might think of our bank balance and others still might think of relationship troubles. But whatever you might… Continue Reading

Why Is Teacher Stress so Common?

Everyone knows that teaching is one of the most stressful jobs there is. In fact, according to a lot of research and studies it’s actually the single most stressful job there is. Moreso than bomb disposal or lion taming? Apparently… Continue Reading