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Results tagged with 'anxiety'

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Insomnia makes long nights for some Milwaukeeans

Published March 16, 2014

According to the National Center for Sleep Disorders Research, about 35 percent of adults say they have some symptoms of insomnia and about 10-15 percent report chronic insomnia. Meet Milwaukeeans who find themselves unable to sleep and learn what they do about it.


Fighting flying fears

Published Jan. 11, 2013

In December, flying back from New Orleans, I was to the stress-filled point of reminding myself to breath, and I don't really know why. I have never been on a scary flight - in fact, I have had almost seamless air travel experiences.


Captains, flight attendants aim to ground flying fears

Published Jan. 11, 2013

Although many studies report that the chance of dying in a plane crash are one in 11 million - which is statistically much lower than the likelihood of dying in a car wreck - many people still feel anxious about flying. Meet a captain, flight attendants and passengers who weigh in on the issue of air travel anxiety.


New Facebook film documents woman meeting all of her "friends"

Published Nov. 8, 2011

An independent film called "Face To Facebook" follows ArLynn Presser around the globe while she meets all of her Facebook friends, including one in Milwaukee. Presser, who lives in Chicago, suffered from severe anxiety and agoraphobia for 30 years.


Flower essences nip ailments in the bud

Published May 5, 2009

Flower essences -- also called flower remedies -- are homeopathic "medicines" made from 100 percent spring water infused with wild flowers. They are available in Milwaukee at numerous markets and co-ops.

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