Mental Health

Measure Your Children Physical and Mental Development Stages

Measure Your Children Physical and Mental Development Stages In developmental screening time has to be spent in gaining friendship of the child and time can be profitably utilized by offering, for example, a 10 month old baby- a small toy to see how the child grasps it and reacts to it. Much more is learnt by simply watching a child play and his or her reactions to the surroundings. Developmental screening is usually carried out by questionnaire by a...

Teens Early Mental Disorder Detection

Teens Early Mental Disorder Detection Depression just happens. Often teenagers react to the pain of depression by getting into trouble: trouble with alcohol, drugs, or sex; trouble with school or bad grades; problems with family or friends. This is another reason why it's important to get treatment for depression before it leads to other trouble. Sometimes teenagers are being neglected by our society, both medically and emotionally....

Non Surgical Device for Snoring Treatment Option

Non Surgical Device for Snoring Treatment Option Snoring can be an early manifestation of more serious sleep-disordered breathing, so it's not necessarily a harmless condition; Dr. Nat Marshall, from Sydney's Woolcock Institute of Medical Research said. "In adults habitual snoring is seen as being caused by anatomical problems in the airway or obesity. But in children it seems that snoring is much more closely related allergy and inflammation...

Breastfeeding Problems, Advice and Suggestions

Breastfeeding Problems, Advice and Suggestions The US researchers said the discovery could offer a genetic basis for breastfeeding problems, which are experienced by around 5% of women. UK breastfeeding experts say some women experience problems, not because of genetics, but because they are not shown the best way to breastfeed their babies - and so give up. Problems might be associated with the following: Engorged breast: When enough milk is...

Transmission of Stomach Flu (Gastroenteritis): Cause and Prevention

Transmission of Stomach Flu (Gastroenteritis): Cause and Prevention An outbreak of the flu and a stomach virus has caused havoc across the state of Oklahoma, leading many children to miss school in the Enid area and parents to stay home from work. The Missoula City-County Health Department is also seeing an increase in the number of reported flu cases and a slew of gastroenteritis viruses, otherwise known as the stomach flu. One such gastroenteritis is called...

Choking: Causes, Types, Symptoms, Prevention and First Aid Treatment

Choking: Causes, Types, Symptoms, Prevention and First Aid Treatment Choking is a form of asphyxia (impaired or impeded breathing) caused by an obstruction within the air-passages. Food or small objects can cause choking if they get caught in your throat and block your airway. This keeps oxygen from getting to your lungs and brain. If your brain goes without oxygen for more than four minutes, you could have brain damage or die. Acting like a little door, it closes...

Dealing with Different Types of Personality Disorders

Dealing with Different Types of Personality Disorders Definition: Deeply ingrained, maladaptive patterns of behavior; recognizable in adolescence or earlier; continuing throughout most of adult life; either the patient or others have to suffer; there is an adverse effect on the individual or society. They neither learn from past experience nor benefit from punishment. Alternate personalities or "alters" may be created deal with those situations...

Ibd Follows Neuropathic Pain or Neuralgia (Abnormal Sensations)

Ibd Follows Neuropathic Pain or Neuralgia (Abnormal Sensations) There are more immune cells in the gut than anywhere else in the body. Indeed, the system's occasional failures – as in the inflammatory bowel diseases ulcerative colitis and Crohn's – are mostly a result of excessive zeal. Our forebears' earthier existence introduced them early in life to hordes of harmless microbes. When these enter the gut, the immune system learns to tolerate them. But too...

Role and Basics of Individual Supportive Psychotherapy

Role and Basics of Individual Supportive Psychotherapy Psychotherapy has been proven to be generally effective; however, there is uncertainty as to why. The field is currently experiencing apparent turmoil in three areas: (a) theory development for psychotherapeutic effectiveness, (b) research design, and (c) treatment technique. Individual psychotherapy involves regularly scheduled talks between the patient and a mental health professional such as a...

Loneliness Associated With Memory Degradation

Loneliness Associated With Memory Degradation Human memory is short. And we would do well to remember that, say researchers at the University of Missouri- Columbia. Their study on the storage capacity of the conscious mind or working memory caps the limit at a mere three or four. Working memory is a more active version of short-term memory, which refers to the temporary storage of information. Working memory relates to the information one...

Psychomotor Performance: Cause and Effect

Psychomotor Performance: Cause and Effect Nerve cells die in the midbrain, especially in an area that also degenerates in Parkinson’s disease, the substantia nigra, located in the brainstem. These cells are involved in making the neurotransmitter (brain messenger) dopamine. Lewy bodies are found in the nerve cells that remain. The midbrain is involved in memory formation and learning, attention, and psychomotor (muscular movement) skills...

Psychological & Neurological Effect Of Reglan(metoclopramide)

Psychological & Neurological Effect Of Reglan(metoclopramide) Reglan (metoclopramide) is a "pro-motility" medication that stimulates the muscles of the gastrointestinal tract, including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and/or colon. In patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD). Metoclopramide is believed to work by strengthening the lower esophagus sphincter muscle. A weakened lower esophagus sphincter allows reflux of stomach acid into the...

Early Morning Anxiety

Early Morning Anxiety Anxiety can be worse in the morning is that waking up is a sharp contrast to the sleep environment, which is perceived as pleasant for most people. You are sleeping peacefully in your warm, cozy bed, (for some, after many hours of insomnia). You are at peace, finally getting a break from the cares and tasks of the day by our alarm clock jerks. You are awaken in cold and dark room. At that time...

Tips to Temper Speaking Anxiety

Tips to Temper Speaking Anxiety. People take it for granted that leaders have ac People take it for granted that leaders have achieved some skill in public speaking. Yet anxiety persists because leaders face very challenging situations and have a great risk of embarrassment. Here are some tips for tempering those anxieties. INTRODUCING A SPEAKER When you introduce a speaker, answer three questions: 1) Why is this topic being addressed? 2) Why this speaker? And 3) Why now? For...

Community Based Physical Exercise for Stroke Rehabilitation

Community Based Physical Exercise for Stroke Rehabilitation Stroke rehabilitation, also called stroke rehab, is a key part of your post-stroke care plan. Each year, more than 700,000 people in the United States have a stroke, and about two-thirds of them will need some type of stroke rehabilitation.The severity of stroke complications and each person's ability to recover lost abilities varies widely. However, stroke rehabilitation can usually help you...