Ultimate Sidebar
Browsing Category

Mental Health : Health & Medical

Causes of Depression in College Students

Depression is not uncommon among college students.student #3 image by Adam Borkowski from Fotolia.comProblems with depression and anxiety are common among college students, due to the unique amount of stressors in a student's life. According to Hilary Silver, M.S.W., a social worker and...

How To Recognize The Common Stress Symptoms

There are many different symptoms of stress and sometimes they overlap with other types of symptoms. By looking at yourself honestly, or even seeking professional help, you can find out if your main problem is ...

Play Your Way to Health

The most surprising thing about mind-body healing is this: your most effective healing tool is your inner ten-year-old. I imagine your inner ten-year-old as a playful being who has yet to start putting immense pressure on herself, who still loves herself and enjoys being in her own skin, and does wh

Cures For Panic Attacks - Treat the Underlying Cause

Antidepressants and anti-anxiety medication are often prescribed as cures for panic attacks but how effective are they really? The two commonly prescribed medications are benzodiazepines and antidepressants. The effect of benzodiazepines is generally quick, while antidepressants may take a few weeks

How to Create a Positive Personality

Your thoughts, feelings and behavior define your personality and determine how others view you. Having a positive personality can help improve your relationships and make you more productive at work or school. Having a positive outlook on life increases your chances for success. If you consistently

Subtle Sociopaths - 9 Signs Your Partner May Be Sociopathic

Sociopaths and psychopaths (many use the term interchangeably) often bring to mind visions of a serial killer or otherwise violent and deadly predator.While many people in that category may be sociopathic, there is also a segment of the population that harbors similar mental wiring, but does not hav

How to Deal With a Child With ADHD As a Parent

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects up to 12 percent of school-age children, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Children with ADHD do not produce enough of the chemicals required to organize thought in the brain, and they have trouble paying attention, contro

Nocturnal Panic Attacks - Freak Out at Night

One of the most terrifying experiences for a person in their life is a panic attack. The scariest thing is the unpredictability and how quick it can overtake a person suffering the condition. Nocturnal panic attacks are similar in this way, except when you wake up to the worst of these panic attacks

Alzheimer's Disease The Early Warning Signs

Alzheimer's disease has been hitting the headlines quite a bit recently, partly due to the fact that well known and best selling author Terry Pratchett OBE has a form of the disease and partly because recent research has highlighted that the number of people developing Alzheimer's disease

How to Treat Resistance to Toilet Training in Autistic Adolescents

People who have autism often have sensory issues and an attachment to routines and what is familiar. These characteristics sometimes combine to make toilet-training extend into adolescence. Taking the time to understand this difficulty -- and remaining sensitive to the needs of the person who has au

How to Float a Div Over Another to Mask the Bottom Div

The absolute Cascading Style Sheets property lets you manually set up the location of a div tag instead of relying on the default Web browser location. You can use one div to overlay another, which hides the div at the bottom of the stack. When you set up a solid background for the top div, the top

The Five Main Ingredients of Cigarette Smoke

Cigarette smoking kills more than 440,000 Americans every year and causes chronic disorders such as lung and heart disease. Of the 4,000 chemicals in cigarettes, 43 are known carcinogens and at least 250 of them are harmful to health in other ways. Smokers on average die up to 14 years sooner than n

Self Diagnosis of Adult ADD

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is officially referred to as Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Health professionals agree that self-diagnosing adult ADHD is never wise. Even for a licensed professional, an ADHD diagnosis can be complicated. However, it is helpful to self-evaluate bef