Mental stimulation keeps the brain healthy and protects against dementia. Photo by Edu Carvalho from Pexels

Mental Stimulation: 3 Ways To Keeping Your Mind Active And Defend Against Dementia

Dementia is an overall term used for a group of cognitive medical conditions like loss of memory, language, and problem-solving & thinking abilities. The condition […]

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Pica: Is it possible to eat anything other than food?

Pica: Is it possible to eat anything other than food?

Clay, paint, hair, glue—most would revolt at the thought of consuming these substances. However, someone with pica regularly craves them. Pica is an eating disorder […]

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Chronic Pain Distractions That Are Good For Your Brain

Chronic Pain Distractions That Are Good For Your Brain

Approximately 60 million people across the world suffer from chronic pain. Active receptors in the nervous system send uncomfortable sensations throughout the body. Chronic pain […]

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Eating disorders can come in many forms

9 Eating Disorders You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Eating disorders describe mental conditions characterized by detrimental eating behavior and emotions towards food and body image. While most eating disorders involve inadequate food intake […]

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Schizophrenia: 5 Ways to Provide Support to People Suffering from this Terrible Disease

Schizophrenia: 5 Ways to Provide Support to People Suffering from this Terrible Disease

The rate of mental health illnesses—such as schizophrenia, depression, and others—has been continuously rising for many years. Almost 10.7% of the global population is suffering […]

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Preventing depression in children. Photo by Aa Dil from Pexels

Preventing Depression In Children

Childhood and adolescence are life stages that produce a whirlwind of emotions. Happiness, sadness, anxiety, anticipation, confusion—all are expected emotional fluctuations. However, some children remain […]

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What Does the Future Hold for Alzheimer's Patients? Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels

Treating Alzheimer’s: 6 Exciting Areas on the Cutting-Edge of Alzheimer’s Research

There are few things more devastating than Alzheimer’s disease. This brain disorder—which slowly destroys a person’s ability to remember even the most important details or […]

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy: The Genetic Neuromuscular Condition You've Probably Never Heard Of

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: The Genetic Neuromuscular Condition You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy? Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic neuromuscular disorder affecting both the peripheral and central nervous systems,  as well as skeletal […]

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