The Problem of Depression and Stress Symptoms That Come With It

Depression is a problem that can affect anyone from teenagers to adults and can bring with it serious side-effects that may cost a person his or her life. With the ever increasing fast pace of life these days and the pressures that people feel with the responsibilities they have in their lives, depression and stress has become an ever increasing worry. Continue reading “The Problem of Depression and Stress Symptoms That Come With It” »

Is Your Mind Playing Tricks

Over the course of our life, our senses and our environment come together to enrich our mind, and to sometimes overwhelm our mind. Much of the knowledge we acquire comes to us through our senses. As children, we use the senses daily to absorb as much as possible. The mind is a voraciously hungry, empty den when we are young. Continue reading “Is Your Mind Playing Tricks” »

Symptoms Of Parkinson

Parkinson’s disease has four symptoms relating to motor function. They are balance instability, tremors while the body is resting, rigidity and uncontrollable twitches or movements. There are other secondary symptoms that a doctor will recognize but some people react differently than others so their symptoms will be different. Continue reading “Symptoms Of Parkinson” »

OCD And Dieting

Dieting can turn into an obsession easier than you may think. You may be surprised to know this; however it may not be news to you if you suffer from eating disorders such as bulimia or anorexia because you live with this obsession everyday. Continue reading “OCD And Dieting” »

Children And OCD

Certain rituals and behaviors are a part of normal childhood development, especially between the ages of 3-7. For example, kids normally have certain foods they will and will not eat, go to bed at a certain time or have a specific after school routine. These rituals are normal and should not be confused with OCD. Continue reading “Children And OCD” »

Dealing With Depression

Almost everyone feels depressed at one time or another. There are many things you can to do to deal with depression. You are not alone; there are plenty of other people out there who are dealing with depression. Often times, people have not realized they are suffering from depression. Continue reading “Dealing With Depression” »

Is Your Memory Slipping?

Do you ever feel like you just can’t remember things the way you used to, or you occasionally have to “jog your memory” to come up with names and places? Don’t worry you are not alone. There are plenty of others who often forget people’s names, movie titles or even where they’ve parked their cars. Continue reading “Is Your Memory Slipping?” »

ADD/ADHD Medications

For individuals and families familiar with ADD/ADHD and its impact on behavior regarding family life, school performance and socialization at all levels, I am sure you have already had to make some difficult decisions regarding medication. Great strides have been made in understanding and managing this common child-hood disorder. Continue reading “ADD/ADHD Medications” »

What Is Insomnia?

Can’t sleep? Are you tossing and turning all night? Feel tired all day? You are probably suffering from a form of insomnia. Insomnia is characterized by an inability to sleep and/or to be incapable of remaining asleep for a reasonable period. Continue reading “What Is Insomnia?” »