Mental Health

Unwanted Behaviors (Sex, Masturbation etc.) During Sleep is Partial Awakening Not Mental

Unwanted Behaviors (Sex, Masturbation etc.) During Sleep is Partial Awakening No Hypnagogic hallucinations are dreams that intrude on wakefulness, which can cause visual, auditory, or touchable sensations. They occur between waking and sleeping, usually at the onset of sleep, and can also occur about 30 seconds after a cataplectic attack.In some cases, patients have so-called microsleep episodes, in which they behave automatically without conscious awareness. Such automatic...

Older are at Higher Risk to Adverse Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs

Older are at Higher Risk to Adverse Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs Beyond the striking figures related to those suffering from defined mental disorders, there exist a number of groups of people who, because of extremely difficult circumstances or conditions, are at special risk of being affected by the burden of mental problems. These include persons in extreme poverty (such as slum-dwellers); children and adolescents experiencing disrupted nurturing; abused...

Children's Delay Brain and Language Development by DMD

Children's Delay Brain and Language Development by DMD If you pick your child up under the arms you should be able to get a solid grip and swing him up. A child with low muscle tone (child's muscles seem loose and slack, he has what's called low muscle tone) might feel like he's slipping through your grasp.Toddlers with low muscle tone don't move very efficiently.More serious causes, such as Down syndrome and muscular dystrophy, would already have...

Married Couples Should Consider Post Treatment Infertility for Hodgkin's Disease/ Lymphoma

Married Couples Should Consider Post Treatment Infertility for Hodgkin's Disease Hodgkin's disease is a type of lymphoma, a cancer in the lymphatic system. It is a rare disease, accounting for less than 1 percent of all cases of cancer in the US, and occurs most often in people between the ages of 15 and 34, and in people over age 55.Hodgkin's disease cells can also spread to other organs.Hodgkin's disease — also known as Hodgkin's lymphoma — is an uncommon cancer of the...

Importance of WBC /Leukocyte Range to Understand Aging /Mortality /Disease Condition

Importance of WBC /Leukocyte Range to Understand Aging /Mortality /Disease Condi The complete blood count (CBC) is a very common blood test. It evaluates the three major types of cells in blood: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.Three tests - measuring red blood cell (RBC) count, hemoglobin, and mean (red) cell volume (MCV) - provide information about the red blood cells, which carry oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. These tests are usually done...

Sleep after Learning and Sharp your Memory

Sleep after Learning and Sharp your Memory We spend almost a third of our life sleeping. Good quality sleep is essential for good health and well-being. However, lifestyle and environmental factors are increasingly causing difficulties in sleeping.Sleep is a basic human need and is essential for good health, good quality of life and performing well during the day. Several indicators can be used to describe sleep disturbance or sleep...

Self Talk is not Abnormal

Self Talk is not Abnormal Almost everybody talks to themselves. And no--we are not all crazy. It is unusual not to talk to yourself.Intense and difficult tasks, such as working at the computer or preparing for speeches, and uncertainty bring out the self-talk in all of us. And we like to do it most in bed, in the car, or in front of a mirror. Self-talk is the endless stream of thoughts that run through your head every day...

School Phobia

School Phobia The term, school phobia, refers to the childs irrational fear about school attendance. This is a behavioral problem rather than a diagnosis. The refusal may be due to a dread of leaving home (separation anxiety); fear of some aspects of school (true school phobia) due to intimidating teacher or a play ground bully; and fear of feeling exposed or embarrassed at school (social phobia). These...

Sleep Soundly and Reduce The Risk of Coronary Heart Disease Due to Blood Clotting

Sleep Soundly and Reduce The Risk of Coronary Heart Disease Due to Blood Clottin Sleep was long considered just a uniform block of time when you are not awake.The duration of sleep each one of us needs varies with age, pattern of activity, nature of work and eating habits. Generally children need more sleep than adults and older people tend to have less sleep than young adults. Sleep problems are generally more common in middle aged persons (50-60 years old), however they can...

Travelers Should Be Aware of Seasonal Influenza Transmission

Travelers Should Be Aware of Seasonal Influenza Transmission Due to its New Spre In most parts of the world — and in developing nations in particular — cities and rural areas are becoming more densely populated and more interconnected. This makes it easier for germs to spread from person to person as well as from animals to people.People are traveling more often and to more-remote places than ever before — and so are germs. Because global travelers may be exposed to microbes...

Teen's Homicidal or Suicidal Tendency for Parents With History of Psychiatric Hospitalization

Teen's Homicidal or Suicidal Tendency for Parents With History of Psychiatric Ho Adolescence is characterized by physiological, psychosocial, especially emotional, intellectual and spiritual development and maturation processes. Adolescent healthis,in part,determined by the family environment that provides for the basic needs of shelter,food, education, health care and moral and spiritual values necessary for character-building. Behaviour acquired in adolescence impacts...

Fear of Swallowing: Cause and Suggestion

Fear of Swallowing: Cause and Suggestion When you fear swallowing, you set off your body's built-in survival reaction called the fight or flight response. The fight or flight response triggers a host of physiological reactions; one of these being tensing up muscles as your body's way of preparing you to flee the perceived danger. The vast majority of people with a fear of swallowing are physically capable of swallowing normally. The...

Children Muscle Movement Disorders

Children Muscle Movement Disorders Ataxias: Ataxia is said to be present when coordination of muscles are absent in performing a motor act. The ataxia may be due to the lesions in the peripheral nerves, the posterior column or spinocerebellar tracts of the spinal cord and the cerebellum. The causes of ataxia are; i) Acute ataxia: Post-infectious- Acute cerebellar ataxia Drugs- DDT, led, alcohol, primidone, phenytoin,...

Cause of Lightheadedness/ Vertigo/ Imbalance/ Dizziness

Cause of Lightheadedness/ Vertigo/ Imbalance/ Dizziness Dizziness is not a disease. It is a symptom. Most often it is mild and temporary and a cause cannot be found. Sometimes it is a signal of some other problem. Feelings of dizziness or vertigo may be caused by an infection or disease in the inner ear. For example, one possible cause is inflammation of the inner ear called labyrinthitis.Other inner ear problems that can trigger dizziness are Meniere...

Management of Mentally Subnormal (Low IQ) Children

Management of Mentally Subnormal (Low IQ) Children The etiology of mental sub normality often remains unknown even after detailed investigation, but a history of parental or post natal abnormalities may provide a probable explanation. The practical importance of investigation has value in deciding genetically determined diseases, so that genetic advice may be given and the rare preventable or treatable conditions. A precise diagnosis may also...