One day a top 20 collegiate athlete, next day a man on an operating table near death. Think he was feeling down? Sure for a while, and then he had a look around. Today his mission is to share his optimistic story of hope and life.
Even though our understanding and acceptance of mental illness continues to grow, we tend to make little effort to improve our own mental health. You can reduce your chances of developing mental illness like you can reduce your chances of a physical illness. Here are six ways.
We know what chronic stress does to the heart, but what happens to six of our bodily systems when exposed to chronic stress? It affects these systems as much as it does the heart!
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, can disrupt the lives of adults who have the disorder. Low self-esteem, poor work execution, and troubled relationships may be manifestations of the disorder. Did you know that all adults who have ADHD had it as children? Find out other amazing facts with these five major myths of adult ADHD.
Since there are so many fibromyalgia symptoms and combinations of symptoms, it can be a very difficult condition to diagnose. Partly due to this misunderstood fact, myths have filled in the void of knowledge.
The question is not can I operate, but should I. Surgery is not always the answer. At times, it can make an issue worse. If the right injury, in the right person is addressed by the right surgeon, in the right manner—a satisfied patient emerges.
What’s the most common U.S. work-related Illness? It may surprise you to learn it is hearing loss. The number of occupations that expose workers to dangerous levels of noise is quite large. It is believed to be around 22 million.
Women with long work hours—averaging 60-hour workweeks over the span of three decades—triple the risk for diabetes, cancer, arthritis, and heart trouble. Whereas men working the same amount remain relatively unaffected. One possible reason is that women who have long work hours have additional stressors because they often take on the majority of familial responsibilities.
Gluten is a protein, which is found in grains such as wheat, barley, and rye. These grains can be found in many common foods. Why would someone want to avoid them? Because they can have celiac disease. This blog explores the top four gluten myths such as gluten can be eaten in small amounts if you have celiac disease.
In addition to big talks about religion, race, and sex, teaching kids about disabilities is a critically important topic for parents to cover.