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About Natural Sleep Cycles

Until recent history, it was long believed that the human brain shut down and did little to no functioning during sleep. Studies have shown, however, that this is far from true. The brain is involved during sleep and brain activity that happens during sleep is essential to health and general well be

How To Beat Anxiety And Panic Attacks Naturally

Learn how to beat panic attacks naturally without the side effects of drugs. Get rid of the disturbing symptoms of panic disorder and free yourself from unnecessary worries.

Dogs for Children With Emotional Issues

Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is an alternative type of treatment that may be applied to children with emotional issues to facilitate positive changes in their behavior. AAT may improve physical, social, emotional and cognitive functioning. Exposing children with emotional issues to therapy dogs may

Major Depressive Disorder Light Therapy

Major depressive disorder is commonly referred to as depression or clinical depression. Major depressive disorder occurs when a person experiences at least five symptoms of depression for a period of two weeks or longer. Some symptoms of major depressive disorder are irritability, agitation, change

How to Cope With Bipolar

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness requiring life-long treatment. The swing between the emotional highs and lows along with the possible side effects of medication make it a challenging illness to contend with. You can do several things, however, to make your life as enjoyable as possible, and wit

Schizophrenia-Cause

Experts don't know what causes schizophrenia. It may have different causes for different people. In some people,brain chemistry and brain structure are not normal. Family history may play a role. And problems that harm a baby's brain during pregnancy also may help cause it. Genetics: Your ch

Moderate Depression Treatment

According to mental health advocacy group Mental Health America, moderate depression can be difficult to recognize and treat. Once a doctor has diagnosed you with moderate depression, she will probably recommend a combination of treatments.

Natural Healing - a Matter of Using Your Head

Our superiority over other life forms is based primarily on our capacity to use our heads. We can't, for example, outrun a jaguar or wrestle a grizzly bear. Anyone who has watched a dolphin or a crow or a squirrel, however, knows that the nonhuman world is full of intelligence. We dominate othe

The Effects of Depression in Juveniles

Depression affects about five percent of juveniles in the United States, according to the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). It can affect a child's development, self-esteem, socialization and behavior, according to Dr. William Goldman, a Texas psychiatrist who...

What is the Best Panic Attack Treatment?

Panic Attacks are a behavioral disorder and there are many ways to treat this condition. The best panic attack treatment actually depends on the patient's condition, i.e., how serious the condition is. It also depends of the causes of panic induced attack and different symptoms may point to dif

Nightmares Among Adults

Every now and then, we all have our fair share of bad dreams and nightmares. However, if these nightmares start to bother you more often than normal then it's about time you seek medical help. Read this article for more information related to nightmares experienced by adults.

Cure Panic Attacks

You can learn how to overcome your panic and anxiety attacks with the Panic Away program. It has helped thousands of others overcome their fears successfully.