Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that interferes with a person’s ability to think clearly, manage emotions, make decisions and relate to others. It is a complex, long-term medical illness. Although schizophrenia can occur at any age, the average age of onset tends to be in the late teens to the early 20s for men, and… Continue reading Schizophrenia

AGORAPHOBIA

What Is Agoraphobia? Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder that involves an extreme and irrational fear of being unable to escape a difficult or embarrassing situation in the event of developing panic-like or other incapacitating symptoms. The disorder is marked by anxiety that causes people to avoid situations where they might feel panicked, trapped, helpless, or… Continue reading AGORAPHOBIA

NOMOPHOBIA : THE FEAR OF BEING WITHOUT CELLPHONE

Nomophobia, or “NO Mobile Phone Phobia” is a psychological group of symptoms in which a person experiences fear or anxiety about not having mobile phone connectivity. Do you have trouble putting down your smartphone or feel anxious when you know you’ll lose service for a few hours? Do thoughts of being without your phone cause… Continue reading NOMOPHOBIA : THE FEAR OF BEING WITHOUT CELLPHONE

Anxiety Attack/Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety can occur when a person fears that something bad is going to happen. It is a non-medical term that refers to a feeling of fear or worry that often relates to a particular issue or concern. Anxiety has been linked to stress. As well as feelings of fear and worry, it often involves physical symptoms, such… Continue reading Anxiety Attack/Anxiety Disorder

What is Mindful Breathing and how it helps in achieving positive attitude?

We take 20,000 breaths a day, including while we are asleep. How many of those are you conscious of? We don’t need to be conscious of each of those breaths. This is the wonder of the body. It breathes and digests for us and keeps the heart beating while we attend to our lives. Mindful breathing… Continue reading What is Mindful Breathing and how it helps in achieving positive attitude?

MELATONIN AND INSOMNIA

WHAT IS MELATONIN? Melatonin is a hormone made by the pineal gland. That’s a pea-sized gland found just above the middle of your brain. It helps your body know when it’s time to sleep and wake up. Normally, your body makes more melatonin at night. Levels usually start to go up in the evening once the sun sets. They drop in the morning… Continue reading MELATONIN AND INSOMNIA

PARKISON DISEASE

Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder that affects the nervous system. Its symptoms occur because of low dopamine levels in the brain. Experts do not know why Parkinson’s disease develops, but they currently believe that genetic changes and exposure to environmental factors, such as toxins, play a key role. Read on to find out more about… Continue reading PARKISON DISEASE

HEALTH BENEFITS OF DARK CHOCOLATE

Dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that can positively affect your health. Made from the seed of the cacao tree, it’s one of the best sources of antioxidants you can find. Studies show that dark chocolate can improve your health and lower the risk of heart disease Antioxidants Dark chocolate contains several compounds that possess… Continue reading HEALTH BENEFITS OF DARK CHOCOLATE

First Scan of the Dying Brain Reveals a “Last Recall”

Neuroscientists have recorded the activity of a dying human brain and discovered rhythmic brain wave patterns around the time of death that are similar to those occurring during dreaming, memory recall, and meditation. Now, a study published to Frontiers brings new insight into a possible organizational role of the brain during death and suggests an… Continue reading First Scan of the Dying Brain Reveals a “Last Recall”

LIVING WITH INSOMNIA

People with insomnia can’t fall asleep, stay asleep or get enough restful slumber. Insomnia is a common sleep disorder. Over time, lack of sleep can lead to health problems like diabetes, hypertension and weight gain. Behavioral and lifestyle changes can improve your rest. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and sleeping pills also help What is insomnia?… Continue reading LIVING WITH INSOMNIA