[ Related: To Stave Off Panic, Don’t Take a Deep Breath ] Sufferers can generally receive successful treatment before they start to avoid places or situations where panic attacks have occurred. Unchecked, panic disorder can be disabling and evolve into agoraphobia the sufferer prefers to remain housebound or only goes out on a limited basis with a small circle of trusted people. Early treatment can often prevent panic disorder from developing into agoraphobia, but it can sometimes be a tough condition to diagnose. However, once a diagnosis is in place, it is one of the most treatable of all of the anxiety disorders. As with most mental health issues, panic disorder is treated by psychotherapy, medication or a combination, depending on the severity and the response of the individual. Cognitive behavior therapy, a type of psychotherapy that teaches a person different ways of reacting to situations, has been an especially effective treatment for panic disorder. As for medications, anti-anxiety medications and antidepressants are commonly prescribed to ease panic disorders.
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Block small lists of attacking IP addresses at your firewall. Block larger attacks with geolocation,” urges Walshaw. “Identify the malicious traffic and whether it’s generated by a known attack tool. Specific application-layer attacks can be mitigated on a case-by-case basis with distinct countermeasures, which may be provided by your existing solutions.” If the attack becomes public, notes Walshaw, prepare a statement and notify internal staff. If industry policies allow it, be forthright and admit you’re being attacked. If not, cite technical challenges and advise staff to direct all inquiries to the PR manager. “With the growth of the Internet and the fast-developing digital era that we’re entering, the DDoS threat has never been greater. As the threats increase, and as more sophisticated attacks take place, it’s important to increase awareness and understanding and put necessary steps, like these, in place to protect against them,” he concludes.
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Cortisol increases appetite, and may even specifically encourage junk food cravings. Flickr photo by fwooper It’s a vicious cycle: You’re stressed about that presentation at work, so you break out, and then you’re stressed about the breakout! Researchers aren’t exactly sure why, but stress seems to up the amount of oil produced by the skin, clogging pores and causing acne, according to WebMD. Flare-ups of other skin problems, like psoriasis, have also been linked to stress, and can be equally stressful themselves. But relaxing really helps: A 1998 study found that psoriasis plaques cleared up more quickly in people who regularly meditated. One of the big reasons that women lose that lovin’ feeling is stress, but men aren’t immune either.
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