It's normal to feel a little apprehensive from time to time. Let’s face it—life can be stressful. All of us worry about things like financial problems, work, family struggles, or health. But sometimes anxiety can become so severe that completing simple, everyday tasks is difficult. When this occurs, it … Read More
Cortisol is often referred to as the “stress hormone,” because it becomes more abundant when we are faced with a stressful situation. It affects the heart rate, breathing patterns, and other aspects of the body’s “fight or flight” response. But just what is cortisol? And what does it do? Probably … Read More
As a longtime migraine sufferer, I am never too surprised when I get headaches during periods of high stress. Stress is always on the list of common migraine causes. But what has always baffled me is when my migraines get worse when I am finally able to … Read More
Taking vitamin C, supplementing with herbs like echinacea, getting plenty of sleep, and drinking lots of fluids are all immune system boosters. But did you know that your mind can also help out? Research shows that practices like meditation and yoga that calm the mind and reduce … Read More
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neuropsychological disorder marked by attentional issues, hyperactivity, and impulsivity behavior. It's not confined to young people either; it can become a lifelong issue. So what's the best way to pursue adult ADHD diagnosis and treatment?
First, a brief history of ADHD. In 1902, pediatrician George … Read More