Helping Your Nervous Child With a Doctor Visit Many kids are afraid of visiting a doctor or dentist. They get nervous before visits. They might cry, shout, refuse to go or even make themselves ill with worry. These fears are widespread, but it’s vital that you help them to accept their doctor and overcome their fear. Otherwise, they could grow up avoiding doctors, instead self-diagnosing or ignoring symptoms altogether. As children, this might not cause too much concern as long as they are … [Read more...] about Helping Your Nervous Child Accept Their Doctor
Having spent your entire childhood in one place, moving to a new area can be challenging. We all become sentimental about where we made our childhood memories. It may affect not only the parents but also the children. You may be moving for good reasons to start a better life but still find it hard to do it. This is because of anxiety that comes with the change of locations. The Gallup survey in 2013, reported that more than a quarter of American population shifted within five years. Sometimes, … [Read more...] about The Easiest Way to Make Relocating the Best Decision of Your Life
According to Mental Health America, one in five adults – 40 million Americans – have a mental health condition. Within that number, nearly 16 million people suffer from depression and more than 7 million are affected by PTSD. The two conditions tend to go hand-in-hand, as those who suffer from PTSD often experience depression in their lives. Nearly twice as many women suffer from depression than men, and even though PTSD is mostly associated with male soldiers coming back from war, any … [Read more...] about How Ketamine is Being Used as a Cutting-Edge Treatment for Depression and PTSD
Teenagers have a lot to deal with: expectations of parents, school work and social lives, both real and virtual. These pressures can affect both their body and mind and cause mood swings that parents may worry about. Parents can have a difficult time navigating their growing teen’s emotions, and a natural -- and common -- question is whether these emotions are affected by hormones or, perhaps, depression. No parents wants their son or daughter to face depression alone, so it is important to … [Read more...] about Moody Teens – Hormones Running Wild or Is It Depression?