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What Could Happen When ADHD Goes Untreated?

If not diagnosed or properly treated, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD is one of the most impairing disorders to grow up with.

In children, aside from their academic performance, ADHD can impact their social and emotional well-being. As they grow into adults without the proper treatment, ADHD can negatively affect their job performance, relationships, mental health and even their ability to drive.     (more…)

March 21st, 2019

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Is Social Media Hurting Teen’s Mental Health?

It may sound ironic but the more they are connected online, the more ‘disconnected’ they may feel offline.

While social media can be used to foster ‘connections’ and discover social communities, what people often fail to notice is that they tend to get wrapped into this culture of comparison which can lead to mental health issues in the long run. (more…)

March 14th, 2019

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ADD vs ADHD: What’s the difference?

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are both common types of childhood disorders. Initially, they used to be two (2) distinct types of disorder. Although ADD is often confused with ADHD, it is actually the term used to diagnose someone who has trouble focusing, but does not display hyperactive behavior. (more…)

March 7th, 2019

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An Overview of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, also referred to as manic-depressive illness, is a type of brain disorder which causes unusual shift in an individual’s mood and energy. As a result, the individual is less likely to engage and carry out day-to-day tasks due to a gradual shift to his or her  activity levels. (more…)

February 28th, 2019

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Understanding Eating Disorders

Oftentimes, people dismiss eating disorders as a bad lifestyle choice; however, they are actually serious and, sometimes, fatal mental conditions that can cause severe disturbances in a person’s eating behavior. They are characterized by irregular eating habits and obsession about body weight or shape. (more…)

February 21st, 2019

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Anxiety Symptoms in Teens

Contrary to popular belief, anxiety is actually pretty normal during adolescent and teenage years, for this period serves to be the most stressful stage in a person’s life. This is understandable for these years tend to be the most explorative and confusing years in one’s life. Normally, anxiety serves as a coping mechanism stimulated by the brain to deal with feelings of uneasiness during stressful situations. For most people, it is a normal phase that will dissipate over time on its own. However, some people experience severe anxiety which can negatively impact his or her life; symptoms start to hinder these people from socializing and participating in various activities. Overwhelming feelings of anxiety will then start to develop into worse conditions giving light to anxiety disorder, depression, or even phobias. (more…)

February 7th, 2019

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Understanding ADHD in Adults

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is believed back then to be a condition among children which they can grow out of as they become adults. Today, it has been proven that it is a condition that can span throughout patients’ lives from childhood to adulthood. (more…)

January 10th, 2019

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The Most Important Depression Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

Depression is a medical illness that can occur to anyone. It is not something that can be willed away. Patients with depression need treatment and support. (more…)

January 3rd, 2019

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How to Nurture Your Children’s Mental Health

Your children’s mental health plays the most important part in their social and cognitive development. It is during this early stage in life when they shape their brain’s structure and build foundation for all their lifelong skills such as problem-solving, social interaction and self-control. (more…)

December 18th, 2018

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Lifestyle Changes to Improve Symptoms of ADHD

Although Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is genetically acquired, that doesn’t mean that we can’t do anything about it. After all, it can be also environmental. You may not have any control on your genes, but you totally have control on your diet or your sleeping habits. These factors also contribute greatly on ADHD symptoms. (more…)

December 11th, 2018

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