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14 'Harmless' Comments People Said That Were Actually Psychologically Damaging
14 Harmless Comments People Said That Were Actually Psychologically Damaging was published on The Mighty by Juliette Virzi. We ve all heard hurtful or invalidating comments at some point in our lives. If you live with a mental illness , you might be especially familiar with some seemingly harmless, but actually invalidating things people can say to those struggling. Sometimes these harmless comments come in the form of a question. Have you taken your meds ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Jun 11
Pete Davidson Says His Mental Illness Doesn't Ruin Romance
Saturday Night Live comedian Pete Davidson isn t laughing. He offered up a hearty f k you on Thursday to critics who questioned his ability to maintain a romance because of his borderline personality disorder . The comic s clap-back arrived amid reports that he is dating singer Ariana Grande . Davidson, 24, disclosed last year that he was diagnosed with BPD , which the Mayo Clinic reports can generate a pattern of unstable intense relationships , distorted ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Jun 1
Is Mental Illness Hereditary?
Each year, nearly 1 in 5 American adults experiences a mental illness, with half of all lifetime cases beginning by age 14 and 75 percent developing by 24, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. And for those who have a known family history of mental health issues, this may lead to the question What are my chances of developing a condition But the answer isn t as simple as you might think. Here s what you should know about genetics and other ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Jun 1
17 Tweets You Need To Read ASAP If You Have Anxiety
An estimated 40 million Americans are living with an anxiety disorder. Not only does the condition cause physical issues think headaches, nausea and shortness of breath , it can also lead to emotional symptoms . Anxious thoughts like, everyone hates me, I m so stupid or I m not good enough are just par for the course. Words of encouragement and jokes certainly aren t a cure when it comes to this type of thinking or anxiety in general, but they can help som ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Jun 1
Sleep-wake disruption strongly linked to mood disorders
After analyzing day and night patterns of activity and rest in more than 90,000 United Kingdom residents, researchers have found a strong link between disrupted sleep-wake cycles and higher risk of mood disorders, such as bipolar and depression, and poorer well-being.
Medical News Today - Fri. Jun 1
12 PMDD natural treatment options
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is a type of premenstrual syndrome. It causes irritability, anxiety, and fatigue. Medications are available to treat the disorder, but some people may prefer to try natural treatments first to reduce stress, enhance relaxation, and alleviate symptoms.
Medical News Today - Fri. Jun 1
Insomnia is a likely long-term side effect of stroke
Stroke patients experience sustained problems with insomnia potentially reducing their ability to relearn key skills and putting them at increased risk of depression, a new study in the journal Scientific Reports finds. In the first study of its kind, researchers from the University of Surrey, University of Freiburg, Germany, and the University of Bern, Switzerland, conducted an in depth sleep laboratory experiment to compare the brain signals of patients ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Jun 1
Screening resident physicians entering training misses many at risk for sleep ...
Screening resident physicians entering their first year of training to identify those with pre-existing sleep problems does not appear to provide useful data regarding risks of developing sleep impairment during subsequent months. In their study appearing in the June issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine , a Massachusetts General Hospital MGH research team describes finding that even those with no evidence of sleep impairment at the outset of r ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Jun 1
Study: Exercise helps treat addiction by altering brain's dopamine system
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- New research by the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions has identified a key mechanism in how aerobic exercise can help impact the brain in ways that may support treatment -- and even prevention strategies -- for addiction. Also known as cardio, aerobic exercise is brisk exercise that increases heart rate, breathing and circulation of oxygen through the blood, and is associated with decreasing many negative health issues ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Jun 1
Responding to 'deaths of despair' -- call for a national resilience strategy
May 25, 2018 - Startling increases in nationwide deaths from drug overdoses, alcohol, and suicides constitute a public health crisis - spurring an urgent call for a National Resilience Strategy to stem these deaths of despair. The proposal is outlined in a special commentary in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice , published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer . John Auerbach, President and CEO of Trust for America s Health , and ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Jun 1
New research finds lung cancer risk drops substantially within five years of q...
Just because you stopped smoking years ago doesn t mean you re out of the woods when it comes to developing lung cancer. That s the bad news. The good news is your risk of lung cancer drops substantially within five years of quitting. These are the main findings of a new analysis of the landmark Framingham Heart Study by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center published May 16 by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute . If you smoke, now ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Jun 1
Ban e-cig flavors and misleading adverts to protect youth, says global respira...
In a statement published in the European Respiratory Journal , a coalition of respiratory doctors and scientists from six continents have warned of the dangers posed to children and adolescents by electronic cigarettes [1]. They say there is mounting evidence that e-cigarettes damage health and are highly addictive, yet manufacturers are marketing them as healthier cigarettes and their popularity among young people is growing. As a result, they are calling ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Jun 1
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