As the saying goes, "freedom isn't free," and for America's veterans, they know the cost first-hand. This is especially true for our oldest veterans, many of whom have lost much of their freedom as old age has crept upon them.
What is a person with Bipolar Disorder like? Bipolar Disorder is a mental problem that causes extreme mood swings. Depressed people often feel sad, hopeless, and lose pleasure in most activities. People with mania or hypomania, on the other hand, feel euphoric or full of energy.
Senior citizens are at the top of the list of people at risk for contracting and unfortunately, passing away from the coronavirus. This is in great part due to their weaker immune systems and common existing health problems associated with aging. As such, it has been highly recommended that seniors do their best to remain at home to reduce the likelihood of contracting the virus.
Staying active, productive, and keeping your mind at work, is a great way of staying healthy and happy. This is particularly true during lockdown, when it can feel easy to slip into a rut of laziness, without any clear-cut schedule. But with monotony talking its toll and resulting in a serious lack of motivation for many, how do we keep on top of a consistent workflow and schedule? Stuck for inspiration on how to stay productive and pro-active during the self-isolation, and also generally in your everyday life going forward? Take a look at this short list that we’ve compiled, detailing some practices that you might want to try and employ where possible.
Most people relate good hygiene and grooming to their looks. They want to smell good when they go out, look as handsome as possible, and create a lasting impression on others. But do you know that grooming and good hygiene affect your mental health as well? Grooming and good hygiene are not just about your looks. You might be surprised to learn about the many ways in which your mind benefits from maintaining your looks and practicing proper hygiene.
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have impaired brain development and function. Unlike normal children, they are different in thinking and are less responsive than others. Also, they are not quick learners, so you have to teach them a different way.
It is a given that therapy - talk therapy, in particular - has a positive impact on your emotional and mental state.
All students have to face overload which may lead to stress and even depression. To feel better, they need to know the ways of supporting their mental health.
Our legal system is designed to punish the guilty and serve fair justice to the victims. However, there are some exceptional situations when the system does not work on these lines. One of these is the insanity defense, which lets a defendant plead not guilty by reason of insanity.
Coughing fits, anxiety and paranoia are three of the most common adverse reactions to cannabis, according to a recent study by Washington State University researchers.
All print, broadcast and online journalists who receive the Obesity embargo alert agree to abide by the embargo and may not publish, post, broadcast or distribute embargoed news releases or details of the embargoed studies before the embargo date and time.
If your parent has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, you mostly know they've had some form of dementia for one to two years leading up to the diagnosis. It can be a very trying and stressful time. Whether you're on the cusp of finding out what the true diagnosis is or if you've just learned they have the disease, here are suggestions for coping and helping your loved one and rest of the family:
Stress really is the silent killer. No matter who you are, or where you come from, there's a good chance that you've got at least some kind of stress that you need to deal with on a regular basis. Your stress might be caused by feelings of anxiety about your performance at work.
It can’t be denied that going through a breakup really, really, really, really sucks - even if you were the one who initiated it. Unfortunately, the ones that come as a surprise, or if not a surprise then the ones you really didn’t want to happen, can seem - utterly and without mercy - catastrophic. Let’s pause for a moment of real talk. If you are feeling heavy emotions, talk to a professional licensed therapist ASAP. In fact, stop reading this article (as delightful and well-written as it is), close your laptop, and go do that right this very minute. Okay? This checklist is for the people who are feeling hurt, but not in a way that would cause them to inflict harm on themselves or others.
Society likes to think of addiction as a personal defect. If you can't quit drinking, smoking, or using, then the problem is yours - not the drugs.
Until recently, patients suffering from common ophthalmic ailments such as retinal disorders, glaucoma, and dry eye have largely been prescribed anti-inflammatory, anti-infective, anti-glaucoma, and anti-allergy agents, in addition to off-label steroidal medications, and warm compresses.