Meditation for Depression

Meditation for Depression: Alternative treatments to cure complex disorders

 

  Meditation for depression. Some call it a powerful tool to increase attention and focus whereas others are repelled by the thought of just sitting […]

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Brain Zaps: A glimpse into the jolting brain phenomena

 

  Ever been shocked by your outlet when you’re going to plug in a charger? It feels like a little prick on your finger, followed […]

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nucleus accumbens

Nucleus Accumbens: What is it, functions, anatomy, diseases.

 

  The nucleus accumbens is a brain structure that is part of our pleasure and reward system. It activates our motivation and allows willpower to […]

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Types of hormones

Types of hormones: People are pure chemistry

 

  Types of hormones. What are hormones and what functions do they have in our body and brain? Why are these substances so important? Humans […]

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Hypersexuality

Hypersexuality: A complete guide to nymphomania and satyriasis

 

  A complete guide to hypersexuality and sex addiction in men (satyriasis), women (nymphomania) and children. Discover what is hypersexuality disorder, symptoms, causes and consequences. […]

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Psychopathy

Psychopathy: A useful guide to everything you need to know

 

  What does psychopathy mean? What are the signs and symptoms? What relationship does it have with personality? What are the causes? Is there a […]

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Synapses

Synapses: How Your Brain Communicates

 

  A synapse is the space between two neurons which allows for neural communication, or synaptic transmission. Synapses are found throughout the body, not just located […]

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ADHD

ADHD Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

 

  ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), is characterised by inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness’. ADHD symptoms are often noticed at a young age and more apparent when children start […]

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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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Branch like dendrites

Looking at the Neuron; Its structures and their functions.

 

  Cell body. There are around 100 billion neurons in the brain! Neurons are really small, measuring in microns (thousands of a millimetre) The smallest […]

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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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