“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty. ” – Winston Churchill, English statesman, orator, soldier and historian, served as Conservative Prime Minister of the United Kingdom for most of the Second World War and again from 1951-1955 (1874-1965) Imagine for a moment what would have happened if God…Details
Turns out that being healthy, wealthy and well-educated in a highly developed country doesn’t make you any happier than anyone else, or so says a recent study. The study, organized by the State University of New York: Stony Brook, polled nearly 90,000 people in 18 countries in an effort to map out occurrences of major…Details
The benefits of exercise may have more reason to be sung after research reveals that it can help patients with anxiety disorders to reduce their symptoms.
While more states passing drug-testing laws might appeal to the baser emotional impulses of the masses, this does not address the fact that underlying psychiatric issues in underserved populations often lead to self-medication and it continues to frame addiction as a moral failing rather than a disease. Have we decided to let children fend for…Details
It isn’t easy coming to grips with mental illness, especially when doing so under the watchful eyes of millions of onlookers. Rather than concealing their struggles, some brave celebrities, athletes, and political figures have chosen to share their stories.
Who hasn’t struggled with a few extra pounds here and there, clothes fitting too tight, making it hard to breathe or even move around easily? The truth is that one-third of Americans in 2008 were obese, according to a new study just published by Lancet. All that blubber accumulating around American waistlines is cause for…Details
Did you know that eating disorders of all kinds – anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder – are occurring with greater frequency worldwide? Did you also know that eating disorders have a 15% incidence rate in people between their teens and twenties? Or are you aware that eating disorders most often occur in conjunction…Details
Sexual addiction, recognized by many therapists and psychologists as a diagnosable and treatable condition, may follow similar patterns of relapse as alcohol and drug addictions. Triggers that can bring a person back into relapse can include both emotional and physical factors.
Gastritis is a fairly generic term and refers to an inflammation or swelling of the stomach lining. Unless treated, gastritis can lead to bleeding in the stomach, the development of stomach ulcers, and even stomach cancer.
Many eating disorder experts agree that the media plays a significant role in the development of eating disorders for some women. Among those women now representing a significant portion of those with eating disorders are older women over the age of 35. While some of them experience eating disorder symptoms revived from adolescent problems, some…Details