Anxiety disorders are usually diagnosed as mental disorders or illness, but that’s not to suggest that the symptoms experienced by many patients are not physiological. In many cases, the individual may be experiencing over activity or other problems with his or her limbic system and HPA axis, or hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis.
Perhaps nothing is more frustrating than a physical affliction or disability that does respond to treatment, and for which doctors may not have an understanding of its cause. Chronic fatigue syndrome might be one example of a difficult-to-treat condition.
Perhaps one of the most feared health crisis scenarios among Georgia readers is having a stroke or heart attack. Although the onset of these events is sometimes mild, other cases put an individual into cardiac arrest or render him or her unconscious.
Southern cooking has acquired more than just regional fame among Georgia residents, and deservedly so. Hollywood might portray such cuisine as typified by fried chicken, black-eyed peas, collar greens, cornbread and cobbler. A more inquisitive exploration might yield a vast array of cooking techniques applied to diverse vegetables.
Georgia sports fans may be familiar with the expression of walking off an injury. Professional athletes often embody this advice on the field, attempting to keep moving and “shake off” painful jolts or bruises. Although immediate movement is not advised after sustaining certain injuries, such as those to the skeletal system or spine, soft tissue bruising may be minimized by this advice.