Monthly Archives: March 2018


An introduction to Shingles Call it shingles. Call it herpes zoster. Call it zona. By any name, it can be described in just one word: ouch! The likelihood of developing shingles increases with age, affecting the elderly most frequently and with the most severity, but it gets its start in childhood. About 95% of the American population has been exposed to the virus, varicella [...]

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Introduction to Migraines To suffer a migraine attack is definitely no laughing matter. These violent headaches are so debilitating that many sick days are taken as the sufferer is often bed ridden and can become very ill whilst in the grip of a migraine. For some, migraines are manageable, for others they must endure the attack if they cannot find a medication that [...]

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Bipolar Disorder with Teens

Bipolar disorder has often been described by many people as serious mood swings. Individuals that are dealing with bipolar disorder may seem to be very hyper at one moment and may become very depressed later on. Not everyone responds to this condition the same way. Some may go through these mood swings really fast while others may be hyper for [...]

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Understanding the basics of depression

Discovering that you suffer from depression can be both a relief and very frightening at the same time. But being able to label how you feel and why you do feel the way you do, while overwhelming, will open you to start learning more about your condition. No matter how frustrating it is you do need to understand what you [...]

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Understanding Diabetic Neuropathy

Individuals that have recently been diagnosed as a diabetic will want to take some time to learn about diabetic neuropathy. This is a serious condition that can greatly affect someone that is dealing with diabetes. Having a full understanding of what it is can help a person take steps to minimize the likelihood of dealing with it in the future. [...]

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Supporting loved ones with schizophrenia

Individuals that have loved ones who are dealing with schizophrenia may benefit from understanding more about what it really is and hope to deal with it better. It also helps them become more involved in the sufferer’s life as there are many misconceptions about this mental illness. Schizophrenia is actually a brain disorder that can be very debilitating and it [...]

By | 2018-03-12T10:56:05+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Migraines|0 Comments

Migraines are not just headaches!

Most people have experienced some form of a headache at least a few times in their lives. It is pretty common and there are many reasons for people getting them. We all know what this pain is and in most cases a simple pill can usually help make it go away. It is; however, unlikely that all individuals can state [...]

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An Introduction to Alzheimer’s disease

Age cannot be a consideration for forgetfulness; we all succumb to it at some point or other in our lives. As school-going kids and teens, we lose track of the right answers during an exam out of sheer nervousness. As we grow older, we might misplace things, or even leave things behind. And it is a known fact that memory [...]

By | 2018-03-12T10:57:07+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Migraines|0 Comments

Recognize Schizoaffective Disorder When You See It

It might become necessary to make an appointment with a psychologist or a psychiatrist if frequent mood changes are observed, vacillating between deep depression and extreme ecstasy. Even the doctor tends to get confused at times, as the individual exhibits a conglomeration of disorders—mania, schizophrenia, or a mixture of both. An accurate diagnosis of Schizoaffective disorder is arrived at, however, via an [...]

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Bipolar Disorder is a Two-dimensional Mental Illness

The term, “Bi” itself indicates that Bipolar Disorder is a combination of two extremes of behavior—extreme joy and extreme sadness. It is hard for the family members to even acknowledge it as an illness, considering that the individual’s labile emotions keep swinging between a manic state (euphoria) and a depressive (gloomy) one. To make it even more complicated, a particular mood episode [...]

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