Mental Health : Health & Medical
Self control. Have we forgotten this virtue? It has become unpopular to mention in polite society, but self control is the only way to become successful at any endeavor. Weight loss is not possible without self control. I know all the diet books tell us it isn't our fault if we don't succe
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, creates problems for numerous children that can linger well into adulthood. The condition includes an inability to concentrate, hyperactivity, rapid shifts in attention and impulsive, spur-of-the-moment activity. If left untreated, it can create ser
The first amendment guarantees separation of church and state for a good reason. This does not currently apply to drug alcohol rehab and treatment centers. A recent federal judge's ruling mad
Statistics from the American Academy of Family Physicians show as many as 30 to 50 percent of the people diagnosed with hyperactivity disorder in childhood continue to show symptoms of the disorder on into adulthood. When left untreated, individuals can experience problems at the workplace as well a
Few people haven't had the dubious pleasure of being kept awake by a snoring spouse or relative. Snoring is a common affliction that is caused by the blockage or restriction of air into the nose or mouth when a person is sleeping. There are several factors that can cause snoring and several ways to
Concern about the drinker's behavior is common.questions image by Allyson Ricketts from Fotolia.comAlcoholism is a serious problem and when someone that you care about drinks excessively, it is normal to worry. Naturally, you'll want to ask questions about the behavior. This can cause the...
Current and ongoing research continues to shed more light on a variety of mental disorders. One of those is OCD, or obsessive compulsive disorder, a condition that surfaces in individuals of all ages.
Anxiety is a condition that involves excessive worry, feelings of anxiousness, interrupted sleep and chronic stress. The symptoms of anxiety involve muscular tension, shaking, tachycardia, respiratory difficulties, profuse sweating, exhaustion, sleep disturbances and irritability. Sometimes anxiety
When most people think of who could be a ADHD patient candidate the image of a overly active child that terrorizes both friend, family, and teachers daily is generally the image that comes to mind. While the image of little Johnny putting gum in Sara hair as he constantly fidgets and asks to go to t
Fisetin is a unique polyphenol flavonoid that has demonstrated a high level of neuro-protection along with improvement of memory. A standardized extract of fisetin is now undergoing extensive scientific studies by the Salk Institute for Biological Studies to prove its value for general brain health.
They can hit us without any warning and be a terrifying experience, symptoms such as a racing heart, shortness of breath and a trembling body are all part of a panic attack with the underlying fear that go with them, but what happens afterwards. How is the body and mind affected and is there anythin
In the early 1980s the term attention deficit disorder, or ADD, came to describe a condition characterized by children who could not pay attention or sit still in school. The term has now been included in ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and encompasses adults as well as children.
When working in the field of welding, accidents happen. If you are a welder and you have witnessed these accidents first hand, you may experience bouts of anxiety from time to time. In some people, these bouts of anxiety can become so strong that it can keep them from working or cause them to make l
Hypochondriasis is an article on the symptoms, cause and treatment of Hypochondriasis sufferers.
Bipolar disorder is a condition marked by extreme highs and lows in mood. Formerly called "manic depression," some of the symptoms of mania are: hyper behavior, excitability, talking rapidly, grandiose ideas of themselves and their abilities, and impulsiveness. The symptoms of depression are persist