How Expert Dietitians Help People with Different Eating Disorders

August 31, 2017 Eating Disorders, Mental Health Comments Off on How Expert Dietitians Help People with Different Eating Disorders

It’s important to see dieticians who specialize and have enough experience in treating all kinds of eating disorders. They also need to be willing to work with other doctors, and you should choose a good fit for you. All dietitians are professionals who specialize in healthy nutrition. Typically, they hold either a Master’s or Bachelor’s […]

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Important Role of Food Variety to Treat Eating Disorders

August 30, 2017 Eating Disorders, Mental Health Comments Off on Important Role of Food Variety to Treat Eating Disorders

There are many people who have different eating disorders nowadays. Their diagnoses may vary: • Anorexia nervosa; • Binge eating disorder; • Bulimia nervosa or others. The main goal of doctors is increasing the range of foods that their patients eat. Medical research and clinical experience support achieving this goal. Basic Reasons to Encourage Eating […]

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OCD and Eating Disorders

August 29, 2017 Cognitive-Obsessive Disorder, Eating Disorders, Mental Health Comments Off on OCD and Eating Disorders

When people have such dangerous eating disorders as bulimia, anorexia and binge-eating disorder, they’re often accompanied with mental health issues, including: • Post-traumatic stress; • General anxiety; • Depression; • Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD. According to many studies, most patients who have eating disorders also suffer from anxiety and other mental problems, and OCD is […]

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Alternative or Complementary Therapy for Breast Cancer

August 28, 2017 Cancer Comments Off on Alternative or Complementary Therapy for Breast Cancer

When having breast cancer, some people consider alternative therapies that won’t take their breasts, result in hair loss and expose them to dangerous radiation. In this situation, they often browse the Internet for any available complementary and alternative therapies to treat breast cancer. However, pumping these therapies together is a misleading approach. Alternative Therapies They […]

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What Is Dementia and How Does It Differ from Alzheimer’s?

August 27, 2017 Dementia, Mental Health Comments Off on What Is Dementia and How Does It Differ from Alzheimer’s?

It’s a broad or umbrella term because it refers to the process of deteriorating brain functioning. Dementia may include impaired thinking processes, memory, reasoning, communication, judgment and behavior.   Differences between Dementia and Alzheimer’s The main difference is that dementia is a broad term, while Alzheimer’s is a specific disease, which is the most widespread […]

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How to Diagnose Dementia?

August 26, 2017 Dementia Comments Off on How to Diagnose Dementia?

You may experience certain symptoms (for instance, forgetfulness, feeling distracted, problems with finding words, etc.) that make you suspect that you are suffering from dementia. Since different diseases have similar symptoms, it may be hard to diagnose which one you may have right away. You want to know how often you have thinking and memory […]

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What Do You Need to Know Hypertension?

August 23, 2017 Blood Health Comments Off on What Do You Need to Know Hypertension?

Increased blood pressure is the only condition, because, in contrast to most health issues, it generally has no identifying symptoms. Therefore, hypertension is usually called the “silent killer” as it can cause the severe disease if left unnoticed. There are 4 important facts you need to know: Fact #1: Increased blood pressure may go unnoticed. […]

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How to Deal with Anxiety Caused by the Use of Antidepressants

August 22, 2017 Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health Comments Off on How to Deal with Anxiety Caused by the Use of Antidepressants

Almost any kind of antidepressants may cause anxiety, particularly in the initial stage of treatment. This can be related to the effects of a hormone called serotonin. Low serotonin is believed to play a key role in triggering anxiety and depression. Moreover, the change of serotonin levels at the beginning of treatment can make some […]

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Physical Manifestations of Depression

August 21, 2017 Depression, Mental Health Comments Off on Physical Manifestations of Depression

The most important factor in dealing with depression is to get a right diagnosis. If you’re experiencing other symptoms of depression, for example depressed mood or a lack of interest in life, inform your doctor about that. Remember that your mental and physical symptoms can be related to each other. It will help the doctor […]

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Reasons and Treatment of Drug-Induced Hemolytic Anemia

August 20, 2017 Blood Health Comments Off on Reasons and Treatment of Drug-Induced Hemolytic Anemia

Hemolytic anemia includes a wide group of conditions characterized by fast destruction of red blood cells. The common lifespan of a red blood cell is 4 months. At the end of this term, the red blood cell split, and the parts of it are recycled to create the new ones. When your red blood cells […]

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