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Anxiety Causing Food You Want To Avoid

Previously we took a good look at how anxiety can be a crippling disorder. It has a host of negative effects that keep you in an endless cycle of trying to self remedy. One of these damaging self remedy options that many people go for is eating their worries away. Your food choices can easily help you cure your anxiety or, in most cases, make it worse than it already is.  We’ve put together a list of the anxiety causing food you need to watch out for to avoid making anxiety worse.

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November 15th, 2019

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What is OCD and What You Can Do About It

You might have heard of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD from someone you know. They might have talked about a relative of theirs who is obsessively cleaning their room or home until it is spotless. It can be very difficult to deal with this type of behavior because of how it can affect such a large part of someone’s life. Today we’re going to be exploring just what OCD is and what you can do to help someone suffering from it.

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November 4th, 2019

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What is Oppositional Defiant Disorder?

Imagine this: one day your kid is slowly growing up and is as sweet as a candied apple. But suddenly they start rejecting your authority in your home and start to do whatever they want, whenever they want. This might be the healthy rebellious stage that every child goes through. However, it can be something far more dangerous and that is Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

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October 25th, 2019

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Bipolar Disorder: A Short Walkthrough

Bipolar Disorder

Have you ever had those days where you’re on cloud nine and suddenly a few weeks later you’re at the pits of hell unable to move thanks to extreme depression? If you or a loved one experience this constantly, then you probably have bipolar disorder. 

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October 14th, 2019

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Anxiety Attacks and It’s Complications

What is an Anxiety Attack?

Anxiety is defined as the extreme fear or worry of the future. Every living creature has it and has helped us and every other living stay alert and wary of our surroundings. However, sometimes the parts of the brain responsible for regulating anxiety go haywire and end up flaring up more often than needed. This is called an anxiety attack or panic attack and it affects a large portion of the population. 

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October 4th, 2019

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Understanding Tourette’s Syndrome

What is Tourette’s Syndrome?

Tourette’s Syndrome is a disorder that can affect 1 in 162 people and can easily affect a person’s social life. This disorder is characterized by several “tics” that happen daily. These tics are actions that a patient repeats over and over again over the course of their life. These tics can manifest in either actions or vocalizations. 

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September 20th, 2019

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A Short Guide to ADHD in Children

ADHD is a widespread mental illness that can affect children, teenagers and adults alike. More than 10% of Americans typically suffer from it. As a parent, are you sure that you’re ready to help your child overcome this mental illness? We’re here to help you out with this short guide to ADHD.

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September 13th, 2019

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The Early Signs Of Dementia

Dementia can be a devastating condition that affects many elderly people and in some rare cases, even people as young as thirty years old. This condition slowly progresses throughout a person’s life to the point that they’re going to have difficulty caring for themselves and finding their way around. Many cases have had those affected forget about family members as well. It is important to understand what this condition is and how it works to be able to prepare if someone in your family is showing the early signs of dementia. 

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August 30th, 2019

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Understanding Your Angsty Teenager

Every parent’s concern is their children’s success in life and it can be hard to tell whether your child is succeeding. Especially if he or she is shut in and angry at you for no reason at all. Many parents become frustrated because of their children’s behavior as soon as they hit their teen years. Parents sometimes forget that this is part of a normal teenager’s development and it is important to understand what your teenager is going through. 

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August 21st, 2019

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Causes and Symptoms of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative Identity Disorder

What is Dissociative Identity Disorder?

Dissociative Identity Disorder or DID is considered to be a mental disorder which is characterized by having two or more personalities in a single person. Each of these personas are unique in their own way and can react in place of a person with this mental disorder. They can have their own unique voice, appearance, preferences and even skills. (more…)

August 15th, 2019

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