A new study suggests that end-of-life care for people with dementia is extremely stressful for caregivers, but caregivers show amazing resilience after the death of their loved one.
Anxiety can become a part of everyday life as we deal with challenges from work and from home. Stress is also a common aspect of our world. When the two aspects combine for some people, great psychological difficulty can occur. Stress and anxiety can begin to interfere with normal life, especially t
Do you find yourself feeling sad or depressed especially on those cloudy days? What about those long winters? Well, here's a tiny glance at what may be happening and what you can do about it. Blame the messenger? No, the messenger is only doing its job!
Anxiety is the body's natural response to mental or physical stress, be it an upcoming exam or an encounter with a deadly shark. Although stress prepares the mind and body for challenge, it can impair everyday thoughts and activities. Anxiety self-help techniques can ease stress, and see a licensed
In Alzheimer's, the brain shrivels gradually until in severe cases contracts to only about two thirds of its normal size. The first area of the brain to be involved in this deterioration is the hippocampus where personal memories are stored and also cognition of location. Retrieval of short ter
Mr X's 13 years old son is unable to concentrate properly while reading and writing. Mrs. Y is having a daily fight with her husband and getting addicted to irresponsible and unhealthy lifestyle. These are ...
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), with or without Hyperactivity (AD/HD), is diagnosed in this country more than any other in the world, and in some regions of the U.S. more than others. Is it a valid diagnosis?
If someone you love has experienced a panic attack or you are worried that you may be developing a panic disorder of your own, there are two questions likely to be on your mind: How long do panic attacks last? Does a panic disorder ever go away?
Memories of a traumatic condition are lodged in and remain in your body at the structural level. Memories may not necessarily mean conscious mental recollections, but may be a conditioned response by one part of the body to a particular stimulus.
It seems that the number of children on ADHD medications is rising sharply every year. In Florida for instance, between 2000 and 2006, the number of prescriptions for ADHD doubled. There is now considerable interest in natural treatments for ADHD given that there is growing alarm among FDA experts a
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Long gone are the days when the brain is thought to be unchanging. Neuronscientists now know that the brain evolves with our every action and thought. This opens the possibility of slowing mental decline even in old age.
NIDA Director Nora D. Volkow, MD, discusses the clinical and pathologic overlap between obesity and addiction.
Positive thinking can help you see the good in people and situations and can help you become a happier person by replacing the number of negative thoughts you have. Being positive can also open new doors and lead you to try things and meet people you otherwise wouldn't have. Thinking positively requ
Experiencing the chemical fluctuations within the body during an anxiety attack on a recurrent basis, the result will be devastating to the body, mind and spirit making the need to discover an anxiety
Stress is something that can creep up on you in a number of ways, and very often you're not aware of it until it's quite severe. One reason it can be hard to notice is ...
How long a person is able to stay focused on a particular task or activity is his "attention span." Attention spans vary from individual to individual, but according to Indiana University - Bloomington, the average attention span for an adult is between 15 and 20 minutes on a single task, lecture or
You are probably besieged by articles on ADHD from a myriad of sources and you may have a few problems in sifting through the dross. Given that the United States manufactures and consumes 90% of the world's supply of methyphenidate (Ritalin and Concerta) which is basically an amphetamine, you c
Researchers report that those who meditate for thirty minutes per day for eight weeks have changes in their gray matter density in the part of the brain associated with memory. Meditation assists with their sense of self and learning abilities as well as the memory.
Our fitness journey is personal. We seek knowledge and truth. The outside world holds information but for truth we must look within. With the establishment of the internet there does not fail to be an abundance of information on health and fitness. You can virtually find anything, and everything, yo