How To Safely Stop Taking Psychiatric & Anti-Epileptic Medications

Lots of people hit this site wanting to know how to stop taking their crazy meds. That’s understandable. There are many good reasons to stop taking the meds. There are also many bad reasons to stop taking them. I’ll try to help you sort out the good from the bad reasons. But if you do have good reasons, you have to stop taking the meds safely. Continue reading “How To Safely Stop Taking Psychiatric & Anti-Epileptic Medications” »

Diagnosing Cerebral Palsy

Diagnosing cerebral palsy early in an individual’s life allows parents to learn how to best care for their child. A diagnosis of cerebral palsy is usually made within the first three years of a child’s life. Parents are often the first to notice that their child is developing slower than normal. Continue reading “Diagnosing Cerebral Palsy” »

Arthritis in knee

Knee arthritis is commonly referred as osteoarthritis. In this condition, the cartilage present in the joints wears away gradually. Knee arthritis makes the joints inflamed and destroys the cartilage. Arthritis has a effect on the supporting structures like the tendons, muscles, ligaments and joints. Continue reading “Arthritis in knee” »

Allergies Care

It is indeed a fact that most of the people are allergic to some or the other component in life, these days. Researchers feel that people are prone to allergies because nowadays with increasing knowledge and education, we have become more sanitized. Continue reading “Allergies Care” »

Dry Skin And Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a disease that occurs generally in human beings and animals. It is generally caused due to the improper working of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland sometimes over secretes or under secretes the thyroid hormone. The over secretion leads to Hyperthyroidism, while the under secretion leads to hypothyroidism. Continue reading “Dry Skin And Hypothyroidism” »

Bed Wetting Teens

It is surprising that about 1 to 2% of fifteen years old would occasionally wet their beds. While there are about 0.5 to 1% of individuals from ages eighteen to sixty-four who would have bladder control problems at night. If you would do a head count, that would be about a hundred of teens who would still wet their sheets at night. Continue reading “Bed Wetting Teens” »

Marfan syndrome: Definition

Being slim, skinny, tall and sexy can attract eyeballs. If your limbs are long and skinny, don”t get flaunted by it. It’s sometimes makes you feel like a scary ghost in the dark room. Well, we are not talking about reel life horror story, but a real life medical ailment that is sending shivers in United States. Continue reading “Marfan syndrome: Definition” »

Suicidal Behavior

Suicide causes immeasurable pain, suffering, and loss to individuals, families, and communities nationwide. On average, 100 Americans die by suicide each day. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among 15-24 year olds and more than 8 million adults in the United States had serious thoughts of suicide within the past 12 months. Continue reading “Suicidal Behavior” »

Self-harm

Self-harm refers to a person’s harming their own body on purpose. About 1 in 100 people hurts himself or herself in this way. More females hurt themselves than males. A person who self-harms usually does not mean to kill himself or herself. But they are at higher risk of attempting suicide if they do not get help. Continue reading “Self-harm” »

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

What Is Generalized Anxiety Disorder? Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a mental disorder characterized by excessive worry about everyday events and activities, such as school, work, family, friends, or money. The individual not only worries; he or she also finds it difficult to control the worry and ends up worrying about worrying. An individual with GAD may also have the following symptoms: Continue reading “Generalized Anxiety Disorder” »