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Mental Health : Health & Medical

How We Mask Pain

Pain, in the physical and psychological sense, is a fact of our lives and it sometimes can seem that we spend more time dealing with and experiencing pain than we ever live pain-free. To admit to ourselves and others that we feel pain calls for a lowering of barriers that most of us do not usually f...More...

Effects of Smoking on Lungs

Tobacco smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals, including nicotine, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and even arsenic. These chemicals have a devastating effect on the lungs and respiratory system, impairing their ability to function and often causing irreversible damage. Even a single cigarette can leave...More...

The ADHD Inattentive Rat

The WKY rat obtained from Charles River Germany provides a promising model for the predominantly inattentive subtype of ADHD. The inattentive type of ADHD is disabling in a different way than the Hyperactive/Impulsive subtype of ADHD. The discovery of this animal model will help researchers learn mo...More...

Moving Slowly in Tai Chi

Why are tai chi movements done so slowly? I get this question from beginning students. I'm sure most other teachers do, too. There are many benefits to slow movement. As far as I am concerned, one of the major reasons for slow movement is so that the learner can pay attention to every detail. W...More...

Prosperity Wellness Program

Wellness planning is needed to ensure we are maintaining our physical vitality, fitness, and spirit throughout our lives. Empowering yourself to be well and stay well throughout life. The prevention of disease is key....More...

Reviewing the Various Types and Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a form of psychosis that shifts sufferers from reality to an often terrifying world of delusions, confusion, danger and hallucination. Often the symptoms of schizophrenia are described as "positive" or "negative." Positive symptoms, such as delusions, hallucinati...More...

What is Good Health?

Good health is not just "the absence of disease". It is the absence of dis-ease or discomfort."Good Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." - WHO ( World Health Organisation )....More...

Cure for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder manifests itself in repeated activities. For instance, avoiding walking next to tall buildings, repeatedly cleaning our seats in the workplace as well as confirming more than once that our gas is turned off. These habits are repeated compulsively because they are associ...More...

How to Treat Bipolar Disorder in Males

Manic-depressive disorder is the name previously given to bipolar disorder, which basically is a problem in which the man suffers from dramatic mood swings. A man, however, is less likely than a woman to have these mood swings occur rapidly because he typically will suffer from the more traditional ...More...

You Should Not Suffer Memory Loss

Many people live habitually suffer nightmares when they think that they will be old one day. The old age is no longer given the golden tag line 'old is gold' but rather look as a catastrophe in waiting. Instead of fighting the reality let us do a reality check and admit that at one time al...More...

Psychostimulant Alternatives - How to Teach Your ADHD Child Life Skills

There are alternatives to psychostimulant drugs which are nothing more than a hyped up version of speed. The most common drug used and still prescribed in vast quantities across America is Ritalin, together with Adderall and Vyvanse, just to name a few. As the drug Ritalin is the most famous, I wane...More...

Depression Counseling For the Youth

Today's lifestyle is too intricate to be away from the depression, especially for the youth. It is a mad materialistic world we are living in that constantly prompts chasing after goals. The goals may...More...

Doing Something You Love

Today, what I want to talk to you about is having fearful thoughts. Many people think that they are going to get hurt if they just do things, and that is correct, but if you do something you love, the likelihood of that occurring drops dramatically. That's what our tip is about today. If you do...More...