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What Every Parent of an ADHD Child Should Know - The Side Effects of Stimulants

What Every Parent of an ADHD Child Should Know - The Side Effects of Stimulants

Have you heard the controversy around the side effects of stimulants?It's important enough to spend some time investigating.Living with a child who has been diagnosed with ADHD can be tough. Teachers, parents, friends, and siblings can become frustrated with the child's inability to sit st......[Read More]
Meditation for Stress and Panic Attack Relief

Meditation for Stress and Panic Attack Relief

If you've been dealing with Panic Attacks for any period of time, you will know that you are willing to try just about anything to get rid of them. I have found that using meditation ... ......[Read More]
Causes of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and How to Stop the Stress That Causes OCD

Causes of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and How to Stop the Stress That Causes OCD

Causes of obsessive compulsive disorder are far and wide but the most obvious cause of it is stress. When we are overwhelmed with stress after a while it breaks us down and it can even lower our immune system. We need to know that stress causes the brain to release chemicals in high doses that are h......[Read More]
President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health

President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health

President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health seeks to improve the quality and availability of mental health services.......[Read More]
How To Stop Anxiety Attacks Understand And Beat Your Fear

How To Stop Anxiety Attacks Understand And Beat Your Fear

Anxiety Attacks often appear without warning the first time a sufferer has one. Attacks are remarkably common with more and more people throughout the world suffering from them. Its easy for the non sufferer to ... ......[Read More]
Seasonal Affective Disorder Alternative Medicine

Seasonal Affective Disorder Alternative Medicine

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) often begins in the the autumn or early winter. The condition can last throughout the dark seasons. With spring's arrival, sufferers experience relief, which lasts until the following fall.......[Read More]
Natural Ways To Combat Stress

Natural Ways To Combat Stress

Healthy Foods That Make You Happy It simply cannot be denied; in terms of our physical and mental state, we are what we eat. While an unhealthy way to deal with stress would be to ... ......[Read More]
How to Assess Nicotine Dependence

How to Assess Nicotine Dependence

Physicians the world over have developed tests and tools to assess the level of nicotine dependence in their patients. Measures, such as the Fagerstrom Tolerance Questionnaire, have been used to assess the level of nicotine addiction in patients. You can follow a few simple steps to self-assess whet......[Read More]
About Alcohol & Substance Abuse

About Alcohol & Substance Abuse

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) the term "substance abuse" is applied when a person's recurring use of any substance results in one's failure to fulfill one's major obligations as a citizen, employee or family member. This breakdown in the normal cycle......[Read More]
Memory Improvement Tips, Lead Yourself to a Healthy Lifestyle

Memory Improvement Tips, Lead Yourself to a Healthy Lifestyle

Improving our memory is not a challenge and it shouldn't be for anyone at all, learn simple memory improvement tips. Memorization can be hard most of the time but it is possible to improve it ... ......[Read More]
Achieving "Togetherness" in an Intimate Relationship - Help in South Florida

Achieving "Togetherness" in an Intimate Relationship - Help in South Florida

One of the biggest issues couples struggle with in an intimate relationship is togetherness.......[Read More]
Treatment And Therapy For Your Child's Cerebral Palsy

Treatment And Therapy For Your Child's Cerebral Palsy

here is no standard treatment or therapy for cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy affects each person differently so treatment must be individually tailored as well. Since there is no cure for cerebral palsy, most doctors focus on finding treatment and therapy geared toward managing or diminishing the neu......[Read More]
Bipolar Stigma: From A Bipolar Disorder Patient's Point-Of-View

Bipolar Stigma: From A Bipolar Disorder Patient's Point-Of-View

Gutter dwellers, gossips, drunks, mean bosses and spouse-abusers aren't the only individuals who suffer social stigma-right or wrong. The mentally ill suffer the same taunts and whispers both behind their backs and even to their faces as do other societal outcasts. Do they deserve this stigma?......[Read More]
How to Smoke a Cigarette Without Inhaling

How to Smoke a Cigarette Without Inhaling

According to the National Cancer Institute, people who do not inhale smoke have lower rates of lung cancer, coronary heart disease and lung disease. But there are still great risks. Even without inhaling, smokers expose their lips, mouth, tongue, throat and larynx to cancer-causing chemicals. Smoke ......[Read More]
Therapy Ideas for Kids With Autism

Therapy Ideas for Kids With Autism

Autism is a condition that makes communication and empathy difficult. Some people with autism never learn to talk and spend their lives in their own world. Many others learn to operate in the world and live normal lives. The hardest time for most autistic people is their childhood. Treating children......[Read More]
Facts About Inpatient Rehab

Facts About Inpatient Rehab

Inpatient rehab refers to rehabilitation in a residential atmosphere, such as a center or hospital, as opposed to the patient living elsewhere and reporting for care occasionally. It is used most often in the care of the elderly and for drug and alcohol rehabilitation.......[Read More]
What Is the Source of Reiki?

What Is the Source of Reiki?

This article discusses quantum physics to explain the source of Reiki healing energy. The most amazing thing that quantum physics has proven is that thought influences matter. This helps explain how the compassion of Reiki nurtures the healing process.......[Read More]
How to Stop Smoking with Cigarette Filters

How to Stop Smoking with Cigarette Filters

Quitting smoking is one of the most challenging things for a person to do. Fortunately, there are many smoking cessation products now on the market to help people fight the battle against cigarette addiction, and win. Cigarette filters are filters which attach to the built-in filter of your cigarett......[Read More]
Dealing With Panic Attacks - How to Take Control

Dealing With Panic Attacks - How to Take Control

If you or your family is dealing with panic attacks, this article is for you. You can use a good trick to rid yourself of them within a few minutes. It's a good trick that works very well, and you must learn to apply it all the time. ......[Read More]
How Do I Cope With Social Anxiety During the Holidays?

How Do I Cope With Social Anxiety During the Holidays?

Social anxiety during the holidays can interfere with your ability to enjoy the festive season. Do holiday parties and family gatherings fill you with anxiety? Are you feeling particularly lonely during the festive season? For people with social anxiety disorder (SAD), the holidays can be a stressfu......[Read More]