Approximately one in 200 children suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD. The condition tends to run in families, but it can also occur where there has been no previous history. This article explores the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder in children.
Both benign and cancerous fatty tumors can occur in the legs, but they have different identifying characteristics. Cancerous tumors, for example, are sometimes painful, while benign tumors are not. How fatty tumors are diagnosed and treated is the subject of this article.
What do we know about teen depression? While occasional bad moods and acting out are normal during the teenage years, teen depression is more severe and long-lasting, causing anger, sadness and despair. Teen depression is highly treatable, but best when caught early and monitored carefully.
One of the symptoms of OCPD is hoarding things, or saving worn-out or useless objects when they have no sentimental or monetary value. It stems from the fear that certain objects or food cannot be let go of because they might be needed in the future. But there are ways OCPD people can stop hoarding.
Panic attacks are common in teenagers, but there are many ways to cope with them, from psychotherapy to relaxation techniques and medication. There are a number of ways to help yourself avoid having them and handle them when you do.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a troubling anxiety disorder consisting of obsessions and ritualistic compulsions to try to “fix” those. People with OCD often have high standards and are perfectionistic. Jobs where OCD is helpful are covered in this article.
Anxiety and panic attacks can range from mildly upsetting to severely debilitating. Panic is treatable, and the sooner you seek treatment, the better off you will be. Some of the top tips on how to deal with anxiety and panic attacks are covered in this article
Chemotherapy drugs are powerful agents which destroy cancer cells. They can react with over the counter medications, prescription drugs, herbs, nutritional supplements, and foods containing caffeine or alcohol. Find out how to avoid the negative effects of over the counter drugs during chemotherapy.
Tried and tested methods to improve attention deficit concentration include drug treatment, psychotherapy, behavioral therapy, coaching, aerobic exercise and deep-breathing routines such as yoga and meditation. Read on to find out more.
Since adult ADHD and depression often occur together, the question of which comes first may be relevant to ask. ADHD often goes undiagnosed in childhood and the continual frustration of trying to cope without understanding it could be a cause for depression.
The symptoms of ADHD often manifest differently in boys and girls. Consequently many girls are undiagnosed and untreated until adulthood. By then they have often developed other problems, including low self-esteem, making the ADHD more difficult to treat.
The effects of attention deficit disorder in adults reach into every aspect of their lives, from work and relationships to mental and physical health issues. Many with ADHD are intelligent and creative and can manage these effects and have successful lives through following their passions.
Stimulating and non-stimulating drugs, behavioral therapy, herbs and essential fatty acids are among the top choices for attention deficit treatment. Even the calming effects of yoga have been used successfully to increase attention in those with ADHD.
Music therapy has been used to alter moods, reduce stress, and enhance performance. The research contained in this article shows how music can be a natural, non-invasive technique for treating depression in pregnant women.
Standard drug treatments for attention deficit disorder include powerful, stimulating drugs with multiple side effects. But there are some natural herbal remedies here which have been shown to help these attention disorders.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder is named for the Greek god, Narcissus, who fell in love with his own reflection. Extreme self-absorption and a need for attention and admiration from others characterize this disorder. Find out here what causes it and who is at risk.
The image of a woman vibrant with the glow of pregnancy, feeling and looking her best, contrasts with the sadness and loss of pleasure some women experience during this time. The warning signs, triggers, who is at risk, and treatment options are covered in this article.
Situational depression, unlike clinical depression or dysthymia, has an easily identifiable external trigger and only lasts a few months. It is very common among all age groups and sexes, and may occur more often when people are going through life transition phases.