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fears

Mental & Emotional Health
November 29, 2016

Are you scared more than other people?

Finding a stuffy lift uncomfortable is normal, but taking 10 flights of stairs to avoid taking an empty lift, isn’t. We all have different fears for different reasons, but when these fears interrupt the flow of your daily life, then you may have a phobia. Phobias aren’t just extreme fears, they are irrational fears. If you have a phobia, you may realise that your fears are illogical, but often facing, or even thinking about facing, the feared object or situation brings on a panic attack or severe anxiety. (more…)
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Infections
July 31, 2014

Should we worry about EBOLA?

Somehow Ebola doesn’t seem real. With symptoms like internal and external bleeding, often from the nose, eyes, or mouth, it sounds more like a scary illness you expect to see in a Hollywood blockbuster such as “Contagion”. But Ebola is real, and the current death toll stands at 672, with a total of reported cases numbering 1203. (more…)
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