I had always been known to be an anxious child. My adolescence was filled with therapy visits, new medications, and a constant stomach ache. Throughout the entire fourth grade, I was probably at home more than I was at school. I worried about average kid things; my little sister, elementary school, my parents. I also … Continue reading Obsessive Compulsive Disorder- More Than Just Washing Hands
I chose this topic because I wanted to find out if protein supplements are an easier way to build muscles fast. Weight lifting is something that people do to gain muscle for a sport, to get stronger and other various reasons. Protein powders are known for speeding up the process for stronger muscles. But people … Continue reading Are protein powders a good way to build muscle?
Medical marijuana can help most people that have seizures. It isn’t just for people that have seizures, but also people with ADHD, ADD, and many other illnesses that can benefit from Medical Marijuana. Medical Marijuana was just passed in a few states this last year a couple of the states are North Dakota, Ohio, and Arkansas. … Continue reading Medical Marijuana for seizures
Every day 30,000 people have an asthma attack. But what is asthma? Asthma is a condition in which a person’s airways narrow and swell and produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. For some people, asthma is minor, and it is just a nuisance. For others, … Continue reading Asthma Treatments
Asthma Asthma is a condition where someone’s airways has become inflamed and constrict which causes, episodes of wheezing and coughing that can be anywhere from discomfort to life threatening. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, asthma affects about 7-9% of adults and about 7-10% of children. Most deaths from asthma only occur in underdeveloped countries. According to Web MD … Continue reading Asthma
Athletes everywhere suffer from injuries; it happens to everyone. You can’t hide from an injury. As you may know there are numerous ways to be injured and many parts of your body to injure. To avoid injuries, there are many things you can do, but it doesn’t mean you will never get wounded. There are … Continue reading Why do Athletes get hurt?
Tourette’s Syndrome (TS) causes people to make sounds or movements that they have no control over. These movements are called Tics. For example, a person with Tourette’s may blink constantly, or say something they didn’t try to say. Other ticks are shoulder shrugging, coughing, sniffing, swearing, and clearing your throat. Tourette’s can also cause problems … Continue reading Tourette’s Syndrome
Depression is defined as “an uncomfortable mental state that may be characterized by such adjectives as blue, dejected, or discouraged”. Anxiety is defined as “a state of emotional and physical disturbance induced in a person by a real or imagined threat”. They are often said to be linked together, and I agree. When I was … Continue reading The Link Between Anxiety and Depression
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that could develop after someone experiences a traumatic event. PTSD can develop following an event that could threaten your safety, or that may look like it could threaten your safety. Most people associate PTSD with rape and battle-scarred soldiers—and military combat is the most common cause … Continue reading Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Multiple personality disorder is a lack of connection in feelings, memories, identity, etc. Also known as Dissociative Identity Disorder. Many people experience a very mild dissociation, causing one to daydream or “get lost” in ones own thoughts. Going beyond the mild dissociation many people experience, this where people with multiple personalities tend … Continue reading Multiple Personality Disorder