anxiety-symptoms

12 Anxiety Symptoms: Fear sharpens the senses while anxiety paralyzes them

 

  Anxiety Symptoms. “I’m worried all day excessively about anything that happens to me”, “I feel agitated and nervous and at night I have a […]

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thanatophobia

Thanatophobia: The One Fear Everyone Has

 

  There is really only one certain thing about life, and that is that it ends. However, constantly keeping this thought in mind can stop […]

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Adverse Childhood Experiences: What They Are and What To Do

 

  Take the Adverse Childhood Experiences Questionnaire: Add up your Yes answers. This is your ACE score. Remember, plenty of people with high ACE scores do […]

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Seasonal affective disorder

Are You at Risk for Seasonal Affective Disorder? Know its Symptoms and What it’s All About

 

  What is seasonal affective disorder, or SAD? Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression characterized by differences in outdoor seasonal activity. Most people […]

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Drug Withdrawal; Symptoms and Treatments

 

  Drug Withdrawal Definition: group of symptoms that occur as a result of a decrease or stopping intake of a medication, recreational drugs or substances, […]

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healthy habits

Scientifically Proven Healthy Habits- Get Back On Track!

 

  Scientifically proven healthy habits: Stress, anxiety, and general unhappiness are all caused by an imbalance in our lives. In other words, a balanced life […]

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dysthymia

Dysthymia: Persistent Depressive Disorder- What is it and Symptoms

 

  We’ve all been “there”, where we find ourselves more down than usual, we don’t feel like doing anything and have a constant feeling of […]

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types of exercise

Making sense of the exercise obstacle course; different types of exercise and their benefits

 

  Cue the groans! This blog post is all about the benefits of different types of exercise. Yes! You read that correctly! Although half way […]

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Understanding the brain and neurotransmitters

The different types of neurotransmitters: What are they?

 

  You’ve probably heard of how dopamine plays a role in feelings of pleasure, or how serotonin levels influence depression. This barely scratches the surface […]

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brain gym: keep your brain healthy and young

Brain Gym: 16 Activities That Will Help Your Brain Stay Younger, Longer

 

  Brain gym for a healthy mind. A few years ago, we started to learn about the importance of training our brains. Today we know […]

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Understand your brain and stress

Understanding Your Brain and Stress: What Happens When We’re Stressed?

 

  It’s time to talk about our good ol’ buddy stress. For most of us, it seems to cling to us all day every day, […]

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Bullying and the Brain: Schoolyard Cruelty

Bullying and the Brain: The Neuroscience of Bullying

 

  As a young, school-going kid there are a lot of things that are rights of passage- your first invite to a birthday party, your […]

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Alternative Mental Health Therapy: Yoga

Trying the Unconventional: Alternative Mental Health Therapy

 

  Since psychiatry became a significant field in modern day medicine, millions of people have gotten treatment for mental disorders. The most prevalent psychiatric treatments […]

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Depression: how to keep it at bay?

Tips to Help Yourself Out of Depression: Keeping Bad Moods at Bay

 

  Over the last decade, depression rates have spiraled so much so that approximately 1 in 4 Americans will experience Major Depression at least once […]

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How to live with a schizophrenic

How To Live With a Schizophrenic: Make Your Life Easier

 

  Living with someone who has schizophrenia might be hard sometimes. Even though you can’t see it, these people need you. In this article, we’ll […]

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Sexual Aggression Affects the Female Brain

Sexual Assault Affects the Female Brain

 

  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), abuse against women, both emotional and physical, creates a huge public health problem that negatively affects a […]

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How to prevent depression in children

Is Your Child Sad? How To Prevent Depression in Children

 

  Learning how to prevent depression may be helpful for keeping your children from suffering and helping be more emotionally balanced in the future.We usually […]

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How to overcome depression after the loss of a loved one

How To Overcome Depression After The Loss Of A Loved One

 

  In some cases, depression can be the result of traumatic events, like losing a loved one. These experiences may cause irrational fear, recurring negative […]

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how to help a loved one live with Parkinson's

How to help a loved one live with Parkinson’s

 

  Parkinson’s disease is a neurological deterioration that affects motor skills, but this illness doesn’t stop there. It also causes huge emotional changes that loved […]

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How to overcome acute stress

Are You Controlled By Your Nerves? How To Overcome Acute Stress

 

  We face stressful situations in our day-to-day that cause behavioral and emotional problems. These problems caused by stress usually go away on their own, […]

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overcome depression during pregnancy

How to Overcome Depression During Pregnancy: Why do I Feel Guilty?

 

  We recently talked about postpartum depression, and now we’re going to look at how to overcome depression during pregnancy. Being pregnant and bringing a […]

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how to overcome depression

How to overcome depression: 18 tips to help you out

 

  Depression isn’t just a passing state that goes away in a few days, it’s a debilitating mental disorder that affects daily life. If you feel […]

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how to talk to someone with depression

How to Talk to Someone With Depression: 13 Ideas For What to Say

 

  How do you talk to someone with depression? If you have never had depression or something similar, you probably won’t understand how it feels. […]

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postpartum depression

Postpartum Depression: When Becoming A Mother Changes You

 

  Postpartum depression is a type of depression that mothers suffer from after giving birth, and can vary from moderate to intense depression. It may […]

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24 year-old wins space competition, dedicates trip to people with mental illness

 

  24-year-old man who won a competition to go to space dedicates his trip to people with mental illness http://ow.ly/VeHmI Hussain Manawer, London native, recently […]

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High-fat food linked with brain chemical changes, withdrawal symptoms

High-fat food linked with brain chemical changes, withdrawal symptoms

 

  High-fat food linked with brain chemical changes, withdrawal symptoms. Eating junk food can actually change the brain, spurring symptoms of anxiety and depression if […]

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Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit

Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit

 

  Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit. A specific pattern of neuronal firing in a brain reward circuit instantly rendered mice vulnerable […]

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 Light at night may lead to depression, brain functioning problems. Reading on your iPad, surfing the web on your laptop and watching TV late into […]

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 Infant stress affects teen brain. For some girls, stressful experiences in the first year of life seem to drive hormonal changes later in childhood. And […]

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