- Plans -
What it usually means: Arrangements made in advance.
What it means to people with a chronic illness: Something you try to avoid making at all costs, in case you have to cancel them because of a bad day.
"This breathing center has a direct and dramatic influence on higher order brain function, the researchers found. They hope their discovery, published in Friday’s issue of the journal Science, leads to treatments to suppress anxiety, depression, panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder and all kinds of negative emotions."