It is estimated by Olivia Remes and her research team that every 4 out of 100 people suffer from a disorder called anxiety. This topic interested me because I was recently diagnosed with anxiety. Anxiety is having a feeling of dread, apprehension, or fear. However, it is more than temporary worry. There are many different … Continue reading Got Anxiety?
I can’t remember exactly how old I was, but if I can recall correctly, I was around the age of 5 or 6 when I got type 1 diabetes. We were lucky, we caught it early, some people are diagnosed with diabetes when they pass out, due to low, or high blood sugars. The thing … Continue reading Diabetes, is it that bad?
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
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?
Bronchogenic carcinoma is an invasive tumor in the lungs. Bronchogenic carcinoma is commonly known as lung cancer. There are two different types of lung cancer, small cell and non-small cell. Classification is based on the microscopic appearance of the tumor cells. Nevertheless, lung cancer is the most lethal type of cancer which causes around three … Continue reading Bronchogenic Carcinoma
That my friends, is skin cancer. I think that it is pretty disgusting if you ask me. Do you agree? Skin cancer comes in many types, the two most common are nonmelanoma and melanoma. They account for around for half of all the reported cancers. Melanoma is way more dangerous than nonmelanoma. When you get … Continue reading What are these strange lumps on my skin?
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
What if I were to tell you that you can prevent yourself from getting a certain disease. Well luckily there is something called vaccines. Vaccines are particles that get you prepared or tries to get you prepared against certain diseases like chicken pox. Kids usually get vaccinated 25 times between the age 0-18. Recently, vaccines … Continue reading Are Vaccines safe?
I chose the topic of leukemia because my great grandpa had passed away from it close to two years ago. I didn’t really understand what it was and what could have caused it. First off, leukemia is a type of cancer where the bone marrow produces an abnormal amount of white blood cells, in which … Continue reading Leukemia and its Causes
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?