Day: April 4, 2019

Agoraphobia

Medical Phobias: What You Need to Know About Agoraphobia

There are rational fears, and then there are irrational phobias. A rational fear is being afraid of something the presents real danger. Being afraid of dying in an airplane while riding an extremely turbulent flight is a rational fear because there’s the threat of danger in front of you. On the other hand, an irrational …

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Schizophrenia

What is Schizophrenia? A Simplified Look at One of America’s Silent Diseases

Schizophrenia can strike at any point in a person’s life, although it most often occurs during early adulthood, manifesting in strange behaviours and various other symptoms. While it’s relatively rare for children and older adults to develop schizophrenia, it isn’t unheard of. Unfortunately, the rate of diagnoses for new cases of schizophrenia dramatically increases during …

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man holding pee whilst experiencing pain in genital area

Is it Okay to Hold Your Pee?

A healthy adult bladder, studies suggest, can hold up to two cups or 16 ounces of urine before feeling the need to unload. The tiny receptors in the bladder wall deliver a signal to the brain when the bladder hits that amount, which then lets the body know much fluid is in there. Family clinics …

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