Abdominal fat linked to anxiety

New research published inMenopause suggests that waistline circumference is associated with an increased risk of developing anxiety, especially in middle-aged women.Medical Xpress
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Conclusion: children with ADHD and anxiety disorder showed various altered cognitive skills, although group comparison revealed that children with ADHD exhibited worse cognitive performance.RESUMO Objetivo: comparar os aspectos de mem ória, aprendizagem e compreensão oral entre crianças com Transtorno do Déficit de Atenção e Hiperatividade - ADHD e com Transtorno de Ansiedade - AD. Métodos: participaram 32 crianças (7-10 anos) divididas em: G1 - diagnóstico de ADHD e G2 - diagnóstico de AD. No momento da aplicação de stes instrumentos as cr...
Source: Revista CEFAC - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Source Type: research
ABSTRACT Objective: To determine the impact of adherence to long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) on quality of life, dyspnea, and exercise capacity in patients with COPD and exertional hypoxemia followed for one year. Methods: Patients experiencing severe hypoxemia during a six-minute walk test (6MWT) performed while breathing room air but not at rest were included in the study. At baseline and after one year of follow-up, all patients were assessed for comorbidities, body composition, SpO2, and dyspnea, as well as for anxiety and depression, having also undergone spirometry, arterial blood gas analysis, and the 6MWT with suppl...
Source: Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
AbstractObjectivesTo investigate patients ’ perception of the radiology service when the radiologist communicates the findings to patients.MethodsAfter routine MRI, patients in group 1 (n = 101) were given the opportunity to discuss the findings with the radiologist. Patients in group 2 (n = 101) left the radiology department without any personal communication. Subsequently, by means of a questionnaire designed by an expert psychologist, both groups were asked regarding their anxiety, emotional attachment to the institute and subjective assessment of competence.ResultsOverall 76 % of all patients were concerned about...
Source: European Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
ABSTRACT The aim of this work was to evaluate patients with chronic migraine treated with botulinum toxin A (BT-A) and compare this with low level laser therapy (LLLT), referencing: pain days, pain intensity, intake of drugs/self-medication, anxiety and sleep disorders. Methods: Patients were randomized into two groups: BT-A group (n = 18) and LLLT group (n = 18). Each patient kept three pain diaries: one before (baseline) (30 days), one during treatment (30 days) and one after the post-treatment phase (30 days). Repeated ANOVA plus the Bonferroni post-test, Student's t test, and factorial analysis were applied, and p
Source: Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire and Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale showed that outpatients of a tertiary care center for inflammatory bowel disease in Brazil presented good quality of life. The worst quality of life was associated with the intensity of the disease activity.RESUMO CONTEXTO: A doen ça inflamatória do intestino afeta frequentemente os pacientes em idade de trabalho, comprometendo a qualidade de vida em vários níveis: físico, psicológico, familiar e social. Poucos estudos avaliaram o impacto da doença inflamatória do intestino ...
Source: Arquivos de Gastroenterologia - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Psoriasis has a negative impact in the quality of life of children, adolescents and their families, even in the presence of mild disease. Considering that impairment in quality of life may be associated with psychosocial morbidity, a combined approach with medical therapy, family counseling and quality of life assessment may be beneficial in this patient group.
Source: Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Conclusion: The majority o f children presented anxiety and the trigger factors: making the appointment, waiting room, rotary instrument and periodontal scaling contributed considerably to its development.RESUMO Objetivo: Determinar o perfil das crian ças de 6 a 12 anos de idade, com relação à ansiedade frente ao tratamento odontológico e avaliar os principais fatores desencadeadores de ansiedade nesta população. Métodos: A amostra foi composta por 200 crianças com idade média de 8,5 anos que frequentaram a Clínica-Escola de Odontolog ia da Univer...
Source: RGO - Revista Gaucha de Odontologia - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Abstract Young competitive athletes ( ≤ 35 years old) with or without a previous diagnosis of cardiovascular disease may suddenly die in competitive activities, potentially leading to an impact in society through the media. Although the relative risk for sudden death (SD) in athletes is twice as high as for their counterparts, the absolute incidence is low. While there is consensus among medical societies worldwide that early detection of causal factors is highly desirable, there is debate among different screening schemes to that end. In Brazil, the recommendations of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology mirror the guid...
Source: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Kip Burgess was relieved last year when pharmaceutical giant Amgen overnighted him a $2,976 check to help pay for his go-to arthritis drug, Enbrel. The 36-year-old psychologist had run into an increasingly common problem: The copay coupon sent by Amgen couldn’t cover the drug’s more than $4,000 monthly price. “Nothing in the world gives me more anxiety than just getting my medication,” Burgess said. “There’s nothing you can do but beg.” Panicked, Burgess had called Amgen and pleaded for help. The drugmaker sent him the check after he provided a credit card statement and an explanat...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Drugs Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 3 November 2018Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): Yueh-Ying Han, Erick Forno, Juan C. Celedón
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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