How Anxiety Influences Your Health (infographic)

The chief prosecutor grilled Oscar Pistorius about the moment he learned his girlfriend was dead. CBS News contributor Debora Patta reports from … Pistorius has said he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by mistake last year, fearing that there was an intruder in his home when he fired through a closed toilet door in the early hours of Feb. 14, 2013. The prosecution says he killed her intentionally after an argument. Psychiatrist Dr. Merryll Vorster said events during Pistorius’ life, including the amputation of his lower legs as a baby and his late mother’s habit of sleeping with a gun under her pillow, contributed to his “increasing stress.” “Overall, Mr. Pistorius appears to be a mistrustful and guarded person,” Vorster testified.
Source: Oscar Pistorius has anxiety disorder, defense psychiatrist says during murder trial – CBS News

When anxious feelings creep in, fluids are diverted to more essential locations in the body , causing spasms in the throat muscles. This results in tightness, making it dry and difficult to swallow. Liver reactions. When the body undergoes stress and anxiety, the adrenal system produces an excessive amount of the stress hormone cortisol. That hormone production leads the liver to produce more glucose , the high-energy blood sugar that engages your “fight or flight” reactions. For most people, this extra blood sugar in the body can be simply reabsorbed with no real damage. However, for those at risk for diabetes, the extraneous blood sugar could potentially cause health issues . Skin reactions.
Source: How Anxiety Influences Your Health (INFOGRAPHIC)

eBay cyber attack panic plunges site into near meltdown as users rush to change passwords – Mirror Online

I hope I can get that done soon. As the Mirror reported on Wednesday, the online market place was attacked by cyber crooks in late February and early March, but eBay said it only became aware of the breach earlier in May. It said mountains of data had to be sifted before it could let its 223 million registered users know. User names, encrypted passwords, email addresses, dates of birth, addresses and phone numbers were all illegally accessed but the company moved to reassure customers no financial information was compromised. eBay also told customers to change log-in details on other websites where they use the same password. British security expert Graham Cluley described eBays handling of the problem as slipshod. Obviously theyve got a lot of people to tell. But I think their whole handling of this has been quite sloppy.
Source: eBay cyber attack panic plunges site into near meltdown as users rush to change passwords – Mirror Online

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