June 2015

How To Manage Breathing Difficulties

Overview Breathing difficulties also affect individuals who are very sensitive to some varieties of medications, nuts, shellfish and insect bites. These individuals can suffer an allergic response known as an anaphylactic shock. This reaction arises within minutes of exposure to the allergen which causes the allergy. Throughout this type of allergic response, the airways contract, …

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Skin Picking Disorder (Dermatillomania)

Skin Picking Disorder (SPD) is a psychological condition that is characterized by repetitive picking on one’s skin to the point of damage to the skin. Individuals with SPD cyclically pick, scratch, touch, rub or even dig into skin that they perceive to be imperfections or irregularities. These can include acne, moles, freckles, sores, pre-existing scabs …

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