Disorder

Signs That You May Have A Shopping Addiction

Everyone can have some fun with a little retail therapy, but just like alcohol and gambling there are warning signs that a once fun activity is turning into an addiction. Oniomania, commonly known as compulsive shopping addiction affects around 20 million Americans and most are women, who say...
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Signs You May Be Suffering From OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) has become a bit of a buzzword. While we use it tongue and cheek to describe our reactions to many things in life, OCD is a real mental health issue. Everyone has their own idiosyncratic habits that can become a little obsessive from time to time. About 2% of the...
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This Kind Of Food Creates Stress

You wouldn't think that food as being a stress inducer but there are actually foods that can cause stress in the long-term. A new study found that eating foods that are high in saturated fats may lead you to "develop poor stress coping skills" in the long run. Specifically, researchers found that...
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Pregnant Women With Sleeping Disorder More Likely To Deliver Early

Another reason to get a good night's sleep, especially for pregnant women. A new study found that women with insomnia had greater risk to delivering a premature baby. Women diagnosed insomnia raised the risk of having a pre-term birth by 30% and those with sleep apnea by 40%. Overall 15% of women...
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How To Stop Stress-Eating

There is little doubt that stress can wreak havoc on your body and mind. For many people reaching for a bag of chips or unwrapping a candy bar is how we cope, which is called stress eating. Why stress eating is so common is because of how our bodies work. Stress causes he hormone, cortisol, to be...
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Signs Of A Shopaholic

Addiction comes in many forms, from drugs, to gambling, to food to shopping. 1 in 12 people are addicted to shopping and it's just a devastating as any other. Compulsive Buying Disorder not necessarily a psychological disorder on its own, but is reflective of an underlying disorder such as anxiety...
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