Category : Mental Health : Health & Medical

Concussions & Symptoms

Mental Health
A concussion can be a result of injuring the head and it can result in loss of consciousness, but it is more than that. A concussion is the impairment or decrease in mental functions as a result of the brain banging against the skull wall, usually caused by a head injury and sometimes followed with

Definition of Sleep Apnea

Mental Health
Sleep apnea is a common disorder, and it can be quite frightening to witness a person who is suffering from it. A person with sleep apnea takes pauses in his breathing while asleep. It often seems as if the person stops breathing--then, moments later, he inhales what seems like his last breath of li

No Overnight Cure

Mental Health
For most sufferers of anxiety disorders they can't live there life's to the fullest because they simply can not do the things "normal people" do. The truth is that there is no overnight cure for ANY illness let alone Anxiety Disorders. Yes, there are websites out there that are v

What is ADHD?

Mental Health
You may have heard the abbreviation ADHD, or perhaps gathered information about this very common condition, only to be confused by the inconsistencies and innuendos. In this informational article titled "What is AD/HD" we will attempt to unravel some of the mystery and misconceptions surro

Social Phobia - What to Do?

Mental Health
We all want others to think highly of us and we like to have the approval of others. But when we put way to much weight on what others may be thinking about us it becomes quite a larger problem. Do you find yourself doing and saying things just because you think that is what others want from you?

The Role of Telomerase

Mental Health
Chromosomes, telomers and telomerasesTelomeres (from the Greek telos which means end) are structures located at the end of eukaryotic chromosomes (linear DNA). They help to stabilize the chromosome. The sequence generally has the form:5' (TxGy)n3' (GxTy)nThe x and y are between one and...