Phobias

are an overwhelming need to avoid any contact with the specific cause of the anxiety or fear. Coming into contact, or even the thought of coming into contact, with the cause of the phobia makes you anxious or panic.

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Menopause

involves the end of egg production (ovulation), which occurs as a result of falling levels of the female sex hormone, oestrogen, which regulates menstruation. Treatments are available that can ease menopausal symptoms, which can be severe or distressing.

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Anxiety

occurs when a person persistently feels fearful, even in situations that are non-threatening, and is thought to be caused by the fight or flight response (see 'Stress'). Anxiety disorders can be debilitating and depressing and are best treated psychotherapeutically.

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