Category Archives: Mental Health

Risk Factors of Hoarding

Hoarding is mainly associated with older individuals but it can strike anyone at any point in their life. Often many hoarders begin to collect items event at adolescence. The items that maybe included in the mix that an adolescent might collect are old school papers, junked appliances, pencils that have been broken, or toys are… Read More »

Doctors Can Reduce Work Stress

The first step is to make a commitment to living a more mindful, balanced life. This requires a shift in mindset and paying attention to the things that are wasting your time while being more focused on your priorities. If you want to spend more time with your kids or a significant other, spend less… Read More »

Ways To Enable Children With Learning Disabilities

Special children have their brains wired differently from the normal. This is because of indifferent gene expressions and mutations. They come into this world with a very different outlook. Our indices in measuring normal children fall apart when dealing with special children. First accept them as they are. Shower great love on those beautiful souls… Read More »

Mental Check After an Accident

Luckily a lot of accidents aren’t fatal, but what most people don’t think about are the mental effects that often cause more harm than the physical, and can also take much longer to recover from. Even the most minor incident has the ability to cause long term anxiety, fears, and phobias about driving. It was… Read More »

Dealing With Trauma

Listen to and take care of your body. You should get regular medical checkups, see a doctor when necessary, maintain hygiene and learn to compensate for any physical limitations. A key ally in your strengthening resilience is your brain. It is worth highlighting at the outset that the brain is resilient. The brain has the… Read More »

Increase Brain Memory and Brain Power

Like the heart, skin or lungs, its performance through the years and state of health as you get older depends on how well you treat it. Here’s how to increase brain memory and increase brain power by treating it like a well-oiled machine. Lifestyle Changes To Increase Your Memory Something not all people know is… Read More »

Understanding Depression

Lesser seen, but still sometimes present symptoms may include delusions (a view or belief that is strongly held despite overwhelming evidence or proof to the contrary), hypersomnia (sleeping too much, or oversleeping), and sometimes even hallucinations (seeing, hearing, smelling or tasting things that aren’t really there). As if these symptoms were not serious enough on… Read More »

Head Trauma and Brain Injury

The analogy of an egg can give you an idea of how serious brain damage can take place without much – or even any – outward sign of damage. Think of the cranium – all the bones that hold the brain – as being like the shell of an egg with the brain like the… Read More »

Therapy Issues for Men

Certainly, a lot of men can have problems talking about their feelings, and some men do have macho hang-ups about admitting to mental health problems. However, these aren’t the only, or even the most important reasons why men can be reluctant to seek help. For one thing, men tend to be more sceptical than women… Read More »

Bipolar Disorder

On the contrary, depressive state is characterized by hopelessness and deep sadness in the person suffering. It leads to loss of energy and loss of interest in the activities the individual once found pleasure in. The suffering person can end up sleeping too much or having very little sleep and suicidal thoughts can crop up.… Read More »