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Simple Ways To Refresh and Regenerate Your Inner Self

The day in day out routines of this life can very easily drain anyone, both physically and mentally. If you're not careful and don't take the time to focus on self and rebuilding and renewing who you are you'll quickly become a shell of who you are intended to be. So rather than letti

Alternatives to a Sleep Apnea Mask

Sleep apnea masks are often prescribed to adults who experience obstructive sleep apnea. OSA is a condition where the airways are partially or fully closed multiple times during slumber. The obstruction can happen many times during the evening, and lead to many health problems. There...

Drugs to Help Suppress Anxiety

Anxiety is a common condition experienced by millions of people. There are many treatments for anxiety including therapy, holistic treatments and medication. Medications for anxiety work in various ways and treat different anxiety disorders. If you're considering drugs to help suppress anxiety, get

Bipolar Kids Suffer as Adults, Too

Children who are diagnosed with bipolar disorder can continue to suffer from the disease as they develop into young adults.

Foods to Avoid When You Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking is hard for most people, especially those who have a long history of addiction to cigarettes. If you are trying to quit, there are certain foods that you should avoid in order to increase your chances of kicking the habit, some of which might have even triggered a cigarette craving

Asian Mental Health (Part 1)

How do Asian communities in the UK express mental health needs ? Where do they get help, and what is the reason behind them being so underrepresented in traditional mental health services?

Alcohol Abuse Therapy

Seeking therapy and treatment for alcohol abuse is a powerful step to recovery. Rehabilitation may include physical, psychological and spiritual treatment. Medical and mental health professionals differ on the origins of alcohol addiction, and treatment varies. The most popular alcohol abuse therapy

Stay Focused by Staying Accountable

I knew, as I entered my forties, that I was inheriting my father's legacy of off-color humor as well as high cholesterol and a prominent belly. Here's the story on how I changed that.

Overcoming Panic Attacks - Train Your Brain

You've been through one or more panic attacks and the only thing you know about them for certain is you don't want to go through another one. In fact that fear of having another panic attack is what's changing the way you live isn't it? Overcoming panic attacks is the number one

Overcoming Anxiety Without Medication

Is Overcoming Anxiety without Medication possible? It is! I have done a great deal of research on remedies for anxiety and panic attacks. I have found that there are really only a couple options to ...

Versatile Lavender and Holistic Health

You are probably familiar with the aromatic fragrance of lavender used in soaps, shampoos, and perfumes. However, you may not fully appreciate its versatility as an herbal medicine.

Healthy Heart Tips Offer Brain Benefits Too

We all know we should be doing some things (diet, exercise and such) to keep our bodies healthy, now researchers are finding that these healthy heart tips offer brain benefits that help your mind sharp as the years pass. So while genetics and chance play a part in memory loss, cancer, strokes and br

Major Depression and Manic-Depression — Any difference?

From Michael G. Rayel, M.D. - Patients and their family members have asked me about manic­ depression and major depression. “Is there any difference?” “Are they one and the same?” “Is the treatment the same?” And so on. Each time I encounter a chorus of questions l

The Effects of Pathological Gambling

Pathological gamblers are often ruined chips image by MAXFX from Fotolia.comThe Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders categorizes pathological gambling as an impulse control disorder. The manual lists 10 characteristics of the disorder, five of which are...

ADHD - Overcoming Low Self Esteem

Low self esteem is not one of the primary symptoms of ADHD, or even a symptom necessary for a diagnosis, but in some ways it can be the one secondary symptom that is the most destructive. Let's face it with statistics like 80% of all children with ADHD underachieve academically and over half of

Careers and Job Restraints for Schizophrenics

Some people dealing with schizophrenic symptoms choose to find ways to get a job and continue with their career paths. While others may hold down challenging different types of full-time jobs, others may feel that they are better suited to part-time or volunteer work. However, there are challenges t