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4 Tips on Managing ADHD

Despite what people think, ADD (an acronym for Attention Deficit Disorder) is not a catch all phrase for a bunch of common behaviors nor it is a pseudo ailment. The reality is, scientist have been able to link ADD with certain malfunctioning neurological responses that are lacking in individuals who do not have this disorder.Also called attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) this condition affects a small population of children (roughly 8-10 percent) and a number of adults who may have missed being diagnosed when they were young.Top symptoms of ADD/ADHD that can be found in both child and adult sufferers and often include:- Trouble focusing- Hyperactivity and inability to sit still- Impaired social interaction- Irresponsible behaviors- Moody and insulting- Extremely forgetfulnessThere is a segment of society that believes that ADD/ADHD symptoms can be easily controlled through will power. What they don't realize PET and CAT scans have uncovered circuitry abnormalities and lower metabolic activity i...


Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: A Groundbreaking Way to Deal with the Disease

While a major disease usually takes its toll on the victim's family, it can especially take an extra measure on those who are closest to the victim, his or her spouse, or children which is why this groundbreaking work has been so important to caregivers and patients for the last several years.It's always easy to think you will know how to respond to a disease when it happens to a loved one: you'll step up and automatically do what's right. That's not always the case as Joanna Koenig Coste found when her husband was struck down with a major stroke that left him virtually unable to communicate.His stroke, which progressively weakened not only his body but his memory, left Coste to care for four small children and, suddenly, a grown person who was, in many ways, now a child.Coste, a private practitioner and advocate for total family and patient care, developed a system called habitation - a very humanistic approach to caregiving where the patient and caregivers relate in an unconventional way. In brief, Coste ha...


Common Uses For Bach Flower Essences

For thousands of years, our ancestors used natural remedies to help individuals with physical or mental health problems. These formulas were passed from generation to generation for centuries until modern medicine came into being. Modern medicine, while it saves lives and does amazing things, may be missing out on the potential benefits associated with natural health products. The Origin of Bach Flower Essences Bach Flower Essences are named for Dr. Edward Bach, a British physician. He was an extremely successful physician but felt concerned about the tendency of modern medicine to focus on disease, rather than the patient's health as a whole. He gave up his practice in 1930 and devoted his time and energy to finding natural remedies. Dr. Bach found that there were 38 essences that would unblock the natural health potential in himself and his patients. These 38 essences corresponded to various mental states and were composed of refined herbal extracts. What Exactly Are the Bach Flower Essences? Bach Flow...


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