Category Archives: Health and Medicine

Medical discoveries, health-related news, anatomy and physiology, etc.

Nightmares and Their Disorder

Ellie Johnson Nightmares and Their Disorder 10% of Americans are impacted by sleep parasomnias. Frightening dreams occur for everyone, but as you start to get older, usually around the age of ten, the dreams start to decrease, but consider that this may be different for people with Nightmare Disorder. Nightmare disorder is an uncommon parasomnia … Continue reading Nightmares and Their Disorder

Are you Suffering from Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

Narcissistic personality disorder; what is it? Narcissistic personality disorder, or NPD, is a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others. Some things that can cause NPD is the way they were raised or genetics/feelings that they grew … Continue reading Are you Suffering from Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

Early Autism Discovery

What is Autism? Autism identified by the dictionary is a pervasive developmental disorder of children, characterized by impaired communication, excessive rigidity, and emotional detachment Autism is a serious mental illness. It can affect a child’s physical, language, and social skills. Symptoms typically start appearing in children around age three. The Autism spectrum is very broad … Continue reading Early Autism Discovery

Will Hashimoto’s Disease Change Your Life?

Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease, also known as Chronic Lymphocytic Thyroiditis.  The thyroid is part of the endocrine system and it is below your adam’s apple in your neck. In this case, your thyroid is “attacked” by your immune system, which can cause hypothyroidism.  Hypothyroidism is the result of an underactive thyroid function, similar to … Continue reading Will Hashimoto’s Disease Change Your Life?