How to Kick Stress to the Curb!

How to Kick Stress to the Curb!

Everyone experiences stress when they feel overloaded, overwhelmed, or have trouble coping. Stress is your body’s protective mechanism against danger and distress, and it honestly is essential for survival. Stress becomes problematic, however, when it turns chronic. It can lead to physical and mental health conditions, including chronic pain and disease, heart disease, stroke, depression,…

ADHD: Causes, Symptoms, and Solutions

ADHD: Causes, Symptoms, and Solutions

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common behavioral disorder. It often starts during childhood but doesn’t only affect children but also teenagers and adults of all ages. This article will discuss what ADHD is, its symptoms in adults, diagnoses, and treatment options. What is ADHD? People with ADHD have a difficult time focusing….

The Binge Drinking And College Suicide Link

The Binge Drinking And College Suicide Link

It is a common belief that college is all about parties and drinking. Okay, perhaps it’s about studying and preparing for a career too. However, drinking – including binge drinking – is not only common but is considered “cool” among many. Drinking and binge drinking are so normalized among college and university students that many…

Could Herpes Play a Role in Alzheimer’s?

Could Herpes Play a Role in Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease affects 44 million people worldwide, including 5 million Americans over 65. It is a progressive and debilitating form of dementia. Research is ongoing to find its causes and prevention and treatment methods. One of the controversial theories out there is that Alzheimer’s is caused by a virus or multiple viruses that attack the…

Depression: Types, Symptoms, Causes & Solutions

Depression: Types, Symptoms, Causes & Solutions

Depression is more than just temporarily feeling sad and blue. Depression is a mental health condition that affects a significant percentage of the population. What Is Depression? Depression is a mood disorder classified in The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-V (DSM-V). Anxiety disorder is one of the most prevalent mental health issues affecting…

Every 12 Minutes, a Suicide Occurs. How Can You Help?

Every 12 Minutes, a Suicide Occurs. How Can You Help?

Yes, it is true. Suicide is a severe concern that kills a person every 12 minutes in the United States alone. Often a result of depression, suicide doesn’t have to be a death sentence or even an option. Suicide is preventable, and mental health conditions associated with suicide, suicidal thoughts, or behaviors are treatable. Suicide:…

Addiction: Risk Factors, Symptoms & Treatments

Addiction: Risk Factors, Symptoms & Treatments

Addiction is a complex, profound, but treatable disease that affects someone’s brain and body. It can show up in the form of a strong desire to use certain things. Alcohol, drugs, and tobacco aren’t the only things that can lead to addiction. People who have gambling or shopping addictions aren’t addicted to drugs, but they…