There’s no denying the fact that brain health is critical for our overall health and well-being. Our brain is the control center of our body and controls numerous functions – from memory, speech, and thoughts to movement of different body parts. It also regulates the functioning of many organs. “Brain disorder” is a broad term for any condition or disability that affects our brain. There are many conditions that can adversely affect the functioning of brain in different ways. Here we highlight the two most common brain disorders and what they … [Read more...] about Two Common Brain Disorders and What They Do To Your Brain
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 traumatic event such as a car accident or sexual … [Read more...] about How Ketamine is Being Used as a Cutting-Edge Treatment for Depression and PTSD
There are times in just about everyone's life where things start to feel a little stale. We all know the feeling. You and your family can all feel yourselves slipping into the same old routine, and none of you are really feeling that joy in life that you used to. The first thing you need to do? DON'T PANIC. This is totally normal! It doesn't mean there's something wrong with your life and it certainly doesn't mean that it's time to abandon everything and go live in a cabin in the wood. But making a chance can be a fantastic way to bring your … [Read more...] about Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes Is It Time To Shake Things Up
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 understand the difference between the natural … [Read more...] about Moody Teens – Hormones Running Wild or Is It Depression?