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- Anxiety and Nutrition – Part 2: Are There Foods I Can Eat to Help My Anxiety?
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Panic Attack: Panic Attack is a Real and Debilitating Condition A panic attack is a form of anxiety disorder, and it is characterized by a number of symptoms related to the sympathetic nervous system’s fight or flight response. When this response is engaged, our body releases increased adrenaline designed to help us face immediate danger. [...]
Migraine: Migraine Pain If you suffer from migraines, you know what they are. People have described migraine headaches as excruciating, debilitating, and the worst pain they have ever experienced. Typically, they are concentrated on one side of the head, and the pain may seem to pulse or throb. Many migraine sufferers also experience sensitivity to [...]
Holiday Depression: A Case of the Holiday Blues What is Holiday Depression or the Holiday Blues? Hollywood, department stores, and the songs on the radio all tell us the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. However, for some people, the holidays can be a source of profound sadness and depression. People may [...]
Marijuana and Schizophrenia There is a link between marijuana use and schizophrenia for someone genetically predisposed to this disorder, but the connection between these two is more indirect in nature. Can Marijuana Cause Schizophrenia? The short answer to this question is no. Although the exact causes of schizophrenia have yet to be determined, scientists have [...]
Stress and Anxiety Stress … It is unavoidable. Life happens, and when it happens with abundance, it can leave us feeling tired, rushed, busy, ill, or frazzled by a million different things! Stress can make life difficult to deal with effectively, but many are able to cope with stress in such a way as to [...]
Schizophrenia: What Is Schizophrenia, and Can Anything Help? Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder that is often considered one of the most devastating of all mental diagnoses because of its appearance so early in life (early adulthood, typically) and because it can have such a negative effect on the patient’s daily life, family, friends, and ability [...]
Schizophrenia (DSM-IV-R) DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA A. Characteristic Symptoms: Two (or more) of the following, each present for a significant portion of time during a 1-month period (or less if successfully treated): delusions hallucinations disorganized Speech (e.g., frequent derailment or incoherence) grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior negative symptoms, i.e., affective flattening, alongia, or avolition Note: [...]
Down Syndrome: What Is Down Syndrome? If you are the parent of a Down Syndrome child, you are probably well aware of the symptoms of Down Syndrome. Individuals with Down Syndrome have 47 chromosomes instead of 46; they are born with an extra copy of the 21st chromosome, so the Syndrome is also called Trisomy [...]
RLS: What is Restless Leg Syndrome? Restless Leg Syndrome is a disorder that causes the sufferer to experience uncomfortable sensations in the limbs, most often in the legs, which are alleviated only by moving the affected limbs. It is one of the many issues that fall under the umbrella of Movement Disorders. Anyone can experience [...]
Adderall Side Effects and Adderall Abuse Adderall is a medication that can improve concentration and focus for an individual with AD/HD, and this can be a welcome relief – short-term! However, potentially dangerous Adderall side effects, including Adderall abuse, are on the rise. Long-term use can alter brain function enough to cause depression and anxiety. [...]