Category: Mental Health

Fight Loneliness With Community Service, Volunteering

November 14, 2014 | By

The negatives of loneliness in senior citizens are well known. Excessive loneliness can easily lead to a sense of isolation, desperation and depression. This can result in substance abuse or worse if the senior citizen doesn’t find a way to fight back against that feeling of being alone. It is easy if you are in […]

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Common Childhood Mental Disorder – Pervasive Developmental Disorders

February 22, 2014 | By

It seems particularly troubling to hear about childhood mental disorders. In some cases, the appearance of disorders in childhood can mean that they are particularly severe. In other cases, kids grow out of the worst of the condition eventually, and there is plenty of reason to be optimistic. Consider some common childhood mental disorders. Pervasive […]

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Identifying Underlying Causes For Anxiety

January 30, 2014 | By

Knowing anxiety triggers and certain situations that arise that bring about anxiety can help you manage your body physically, in turn possibly preventing anxiety attacks. For example, when you are waiting or impatient about something, settle down and give yourself some time to do breathing exercises. This practice can be very calming, as can listening […]

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Over Active Thyroid Also Can Cause Anxiety

January 13, 2014 | By

Hormones that contribute to anxiety include: stress hormones a.k.a. cortisol. Cortisol and anxiety are related very closely. Anxiety is related to mental stress, and when a woman is under stress, she releases cortisol. Increase in the stress hormones can cause anxiety and depression in a person. Anything that could increase or decrease cortisol can help […]

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Alternative And Natural Treatments Of Autism

January 9, 2014 | By

Non-western medical treatments have been discovered and developed to help children who have Autism. In many situations, herbs can be used to replace prescription medication. This is beneficial to the child because the herbs will not subject the child to the side effects that can be associated with prescription medicine. Adding vitamins and other supplements […]

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