Archive for the ‘Depression/Disorder’ Category

How to Deal with Depression in a Loved One

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Depression is a plague that, unfortunately, affects many across the globe, irrespective of age, social, economic and cultural background and other lifestyle choices. The signs of pathological depression are easy to spot, in theory, yet all the more difficult to identify when they occur with someone who is particularly close to you. The matter is delicate, and it is definitely not one to be taken lightly. If you are of the opinion that most people tend to go through rougher or sadder patches, you are not far from the truth. However, being sad for a brief span of time, and at reduced intensity, is one thing, while depression is a wholly different thing altogether. Clinical or pathologic depression can widely vary in manifestation. Yet if you know that there is a history of depression in your family, or if you are aware of a loved one’s susceptibility to the condition, you’d be best advised to keep an eye out for signs of it. Do not ignore the issue and, most importantly, don’t keep hoping it will go away all on its own. It won’t. It will only worsen in time and loom over your family’s happiness forever. Here are some measures, including therapy, discussion and advice on when to compare health insurance, which anyone can take if they fear someone close is going through depression.


Seek Professional Help

The first thing you need to do is understand that you, as a non-professional, cannot be expected to fix the devastating effects of a very serious medical condition. The only people who can do that are medical professionals. As such, if you feel depression is affecting your spouse, sibling or other relative, call one of the many free hotlines on the matter available all over the world, at the very least. Approach your general practitioner with the issue and ask them to recommend a good therapist or other types of medical help. Sometimes, the problem of depression can only be addressed and resolved with the aid of medication. Look into your family’s health insurance policy terms and conditions. If therapy is not covered, compare health insurance online to get a better deal. Therapy can be quite costly and it is important that your insurance can respond to your urgent necessity. (more…)

PMS Remedies: Cyclodynon

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

If you are looking for effective remedies for premenstrual syndrome, Cyclodynon is a food supplement made ​​from the fruits of chaste tree (Vitex agnus castus L), a shrub which has proven to have great healing properties and can be very useful to body from this point of view.

premenstrual syndrome

Many women, in fact, suffer particularly premenstrual syndrome, both physically and from a purely emotional during this time of the month, in fact, it can cause headaches, breast tenderness, bloating and edema peripheral, not to mention numerous other psychological aspects, such as irritability, tantrums, more or less intense depression, anxiety and a desire not to have social relationships. (more…)

Treating Panic Attacks

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Panic attacks are a health problem that affects many people, and that must not be overlooked. This is clearly a psychological problem, and how each character’s emotional disorder cannot be treated uniquely, but it requires careful analysis by a psychologist or a doctor who specializes in these types of events.

panic attack

Panic attacks are precisely the states of anxiety risen significantly, disproportionate to the problem that the person finds himself having to deal with and often even completely unjustifiable.

In fact, people who are prone to this type of emotional disorder, often vent their tensions in this way because of psychological problems that have accumulated over time, such as the considerable stress, family problems, shock, painful situations, or even just very anxious parents. (more…)

Recognize hypochondriasis

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Hypochondria is classified as a mental disorder. Its effect, how is known, is to retain itself perpetually affected from any type of illness even if in reality is enjoyed of excellent health. Hypochondria is a serious disease, but affect the quality of life of sufferers. Here’s how to recognize it.


Hypochondria lead the patient to believe, no reason to suffer from various diseases or less serious. The doctor’s assurances did not serve to practically anything, so that anyone who is affected ends up living in perpetual fear. The hypochondriac typically does not have a good relationship with your body. (more…)

How to reduce insomnia with proper nutrition

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

reduce insomnia

Many times it happens to not sleep well; you’re tired all day and make it hard to sleep at night. Before going to the doctor to be prescribed the pills, try to follow a healthy diet. Below we will write some tips.

Proper nutrition is very important to sleep well. To start you should avoid all foods with stimulants such as chocolate, coffee, tea, cola, alcohol, not least also a fat rich meals, savoury and heavy, especially four hours before going to sleep. (more…)

How to treat poor circulation with natural products

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

leg circulatory problems

Swelling, heaviness, itching, tingling in the legs: these disorders are a sign that something is wrong in the venous circulation. Sometimes we can also note that the capillaries of the legs become evident or even break. Forming some bruises.

The circulatory problems, whatever they are, are a source of problems more or less serious, such as water retention and cellulite, ankle edema, night cramps, as well as serious problems gradually. Before things become serious forcing you to seek medical attention, you can try natural remedies. (more…)

Recognizing OCD

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

The DOC, better known as OCD, is a behavioral disorder that can contribute to worsen the quality of our daily lives more or less serious. Before the situation degenerate is well recognize and remedy to the DOC.


OCD can manifest itself in various ways, some control several times to have closed the car door, gas, sewers, etc. to walk on … This disorder is characterized by an obsession, to be fixed ideas that generate anxiety and repetitive behaviors. The person that suffers perceives the irrationality of their way to act, but does not know. (more…)

Riley-Day syndrome: pain without pain

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

The Riley-Day syndrome is the antithesis of zen dream: it is a rare disorder that affects nerves in the body. The result is a total patient suffers from an inability to react to pain. As opposed to what seek the monks, in this case has nothing to do concentration or determination. The problem is purely and simply a natural dysfunction, a disorder.

This insensitivity to physical pain is far more dangerous than it seems because it leads to unintentional injuries given by a complete inability to measure risk. So often, individuals who develop this type of failure in perception often succumb to nervous shock, wounds, burns or tears. Unfortunately, the expected life time of a patient with Riley-Day is very short.

Symptoms of this rare disease characterized by the lack of response to painful stimuli also include diarrhea and constipation, severe scoliosis, decreased taste, hives, feeding difficulties, growth deficiency, sleep apnea, lack of coordination, seizures, fever, high blood pressure and hypotonia. (more…)

How to fight water retention

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

water retention

Water retention is an anomalous build-up of liquids in the body. You must know that this disorder affects much more the women, is much more common than you might think in fact it suffers about 30% of the female population. Here are some tips to combat it.

First it is necessary to say that the solution of the problem is constituted simply from the application of a healthy lifestyle. That is, you should absolutely try to eliminate or at least contain habits (not very healthy) that promote this problem, and are mostly smoking, abuse alcohol, abuse of drugs and intoxicating, overweight, tight clothing, high heels, and the position in feet for times prolonged. (more…)

Tips to deal with trauma

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

children trauma

People who suffer or have suffered some trauma they experienced a psychologically damage as a result of negative passages occurred in the course of their lives that often result in moments of emotional drama.

Childhood and adolescence
Normally these traumatic moments in the life of a person develop in most cases within the stages of childhood and adolescence, when more difficult for us to respond to negative events that we face. (more…)

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