Mental Health : Health & Medical
It takes a company a minimum of 12 years before a newly discovered drug or treatment is available to the public. Clinical trial documents may not be requested for review by the FDA until years later. Because it is such a long process, it is essential that the sponsor develop and implement an effecti
Compulsive overeating disorders are also called binge eating disorders. Compulsive overeating disorders affect two percent of all American adults. Fortunately, there are many ways to heal this eating disorder, including therapy, group support and medical treatment. A person in treatment for overeati
Binge-eating disorder (BED) is a condition in which individuals regularly eat excessively large amounts of food, sometimes ranging from 10,000 to 20,000 calories, in one sitting. Cognitive behavioral therapy and interpersonal psychology are two popular techniques used for treating binge eating. Cogn
Seasonal Affective Disorder is often traced back to childhood. The symptoms for SAD are often slightly different in children including...
Positive thinking can make for a longer, more enjoyable life. Your self-image is governed by self-talk, a series of random thoughts that address the self. When these thoughts are positive, it can benefit the overall well-being of an individual. On the other hand, negative thoughts can cause unneces
Stress is a fact of life, however it has become a chronic and on-going way of life today. The constant stress we put on our minds and body is incredibly unhealthy and draining. Find simple ways to counteract the burden and damage by creating your very own stress-free zone.
If you know someone with a mental illness, depending upon their disorders it is possible that you may have heard this term. You may have also heard of any number of terms as well, however. Co-occurring disorders. Comorbid disorders. Co-occurring illnesses. Co-morbidity. There are a number of terms u
While depression and anxiety are common in young people, many do not seek professional help, due to stigma, expense, or availability. Could online interventions be the answer?
Over the centuries, people from all over the world have been intrigued by the metaphysical qualities of stones, or more appropriately called minerals. It has been recognized that all that exists is in a constant state of vibration, and crystalline structures have a particularly stable vibration whic
Guilt and regret are natural feelings that can inspire personal growth if you identify the reasons you feel them, understand why you feel them and cope with them appropriately in your life. They're natural, emotional correction tools that help you understand the mistakes in your life and provide a r
Cardiac leads used during an electrocardiogram (EKG) are essential for transmitting heart signals to the EKG machine. The machine provides a tracing of cardiac activity on graph paper, which a healthcare provider reads to determine heart health. Many factors play a part in the accuracy of EKG tracin
Mental illness in our young people is a serious problem with 27,000,000 postings on the internet under 'Mental Disease in Children'. As parents we should demand to know the statistics related to any drug prescribed, as with any other health measure, including vaccinations. We should have t
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) notes that substance abuse is a complex illness, costing society more than half a trillion dollars annually. Drug and alcohol treatment centers are designed to help substance abusers overcome their drug and alcohol problems.
Love knows neither about age nor about religion. It is a beautiful feeling that where you love to give even if you don't get. You like to do anything for your beloved but when you ...