Mental Health

Want to Effectively Manage Stress? Try These Stress-Busting Tips
How do you manage stress? Imagine one day you’re walking down the street and you see flames roaring from your neighbor’s home. You start sweating, and fumble for your phone to call the fire department. Then, you just stand there in nervous awe ... Read More
Does Red Meat Treat Depression and Mental Illness?
Red meat can actually be good for you. Yeah, you read that right. Despite everything you’ve been told, red meat can provide therapeutic benefits. I know what you’re thinking. Red meat is high in saturated fat and cholesterol. Therefore, red... Read More
How to Identify Normal Memory Lapses
Credit: iStock.com/MangoStar_Studio Remember the last time you forgot where you parked, or drew a blank when having to name your daughter’s new boyfriend? It was probably pretty embarrassing at the time. Maybe it even prompted you or a loved one t... Read More
Resistance Training: The Secret to Reverse Age-Related Memory Loss?
When I look around my gym, I see all types of people. There are teenagers trying to put some muscle on their skinny frames, right up to senior citizens working on strength and mobility with resistance training exercises. But for the most part, what I... Read More
Dementia Pugilistica: Causes and Symptoms of Punch-Drunk Syndrome
A far too common head injury among athletes of contact sports can lead to dementia pugilistica. This form of dementia is known as punch-drunk syndrome, as it occurs after a prolonged period of concussions. It can go unnoticed for many years before si... Read More
Dermatophagia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Biting your nails is often seen with stressful situations and is a widely accepted common habit. When the biting of the nails extends to chewing on the skin around the fingers, it can be an unnerving obsession, for the person and onlookers. Dermatoph... Read More
Atychiphobia (Fear of Failure): Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
It’s probably safe to say that we’ve all had a fear of failing at one point or another. Maybe it was before a big test at school or before you went to a very important job interview. Regardless, there’s a good chance that the feeling eventually... Read More
Depression: How to Improve Your Mental Health without Drugs
The prevalence of mental health disorders is growing, and so are the costs to treat it. Stress, anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues are striking people at an alarming rate, and some may even argue it’s becoming a national health epi... Read More
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