Month: June 2017

Major Causes Of Dementia And What Neurologists Are Doing About It

As we age, we encounter different types of health-related issues. Deteoriating agility, reduced limb function and fatigue are some of the problems related to aging. However, there are many older adults in the world who develop various chronic diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s. Currently, 5.4 million Americans are affected by these mental ailments. Diseases related to memory loss are often associated with getting older. Dementia, a memory loss disease, can reduce the mind’s ability to practice life’s daily routine as it affects cognition and various thinking skills. This disease slowly and gradually affects a person’s ability to recognize...

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How Exercise Helps to Reduce Anxiety

According to the World Health Organization, depression affects more than three-hundred-million people across the globe. This can lead to drastic consequences for people who are looking to enjoy their lives. It could lead to substance abuse and the need for holistic addiction treatment. It may lead to worse with suicide or death because of the substance abuse. However, it might have a just as troubling minimal effect on your interest in getting out in the world and enjoying things. This is where you may look for ways to prevent this from happening. Many people like sports and you may...

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Nootropics as a Potential Mental Health Treatment

Finally, Psychiatrists are Taking Nootropics Seriously as Potential Mental Health Treatment If you are looking for a natural alternative to expensive prescription medications, many psychiatrists are finally starting to acknowledge the positive effects of nootropics and antioxidants on the brain’s neurochemistry. More and more, psychiatrists are starting to realize that they need to understand these holistic and natural alternatives, and you should understand them, too. Taking supplements can dramatically improve your mental performance and are now starting to be widely recognized by psychiatrists as an alternative means of treating mental health. Let’s talk first about nootropics. What are Nootropics? “Nootropics” are the technical name for so-called “smart drugs” or “neuronenhancers.” They are supplements designed to take your physical performance to its peak. These are especially popular among hardworking young professionals or medical students who need to have their brain work at peak performance while working on difficult problems or studying for long hours. Already, more than 16 percent of young adults in the United States take some form of herbal or prescribed cognitive enhancement to help get them through schoolwork. Yet students and young urban professionals aren’t the only people using these supplements. Many surgeons use them to stay focused while working late at night without sleep. Supplements such as modafinil work to help get these physicians through sleepless hours of long surgery. A number of contemporary bioethicists are...

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How to Raise a Narcissist

Parents who are narcissists will often be competitive, and live their life through their child. Their child has to be perfect, in order for the parent to feel good about themselves. Parents who are narcissistic themselves see their child as a narcissistic extension of their own self esteem. In particular, if their child performs well they feel grandiose or perfect; if their child does not live up to their idealized expectations, the parent feels inadequate about themselves. The parent projects their own inadequate feelings on to the child, by putting pressure on the child to perform; leaving the child...

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Tips for Living a Full Life Despite the Challenges of Limited Mobility

According to data from a 2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on Disability and Functioning, over 16% of all American adults have some difficulty that limits their ability to function physically. This statistic includes over 18 million individuals who are unable to walk for even one quarter of one mile. The Impact of Limited Mobility Goes Beyond Physical Challenges Having a mobility issue impacts nearly every aspect of one’s life. In addition to losing the ability to perform routine daily tasks and self-care without assistance, limited mobility can make it difficult or impossible to participate in hobbies...

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