Bipolar disorder is more than just mood swings; it is the recurrent, and sometimes severe, disruption of normal moods that undermines a person’s ability to function, maintain relationships, work, and make sound judgments.
Garden therapy is a real thing and it isn't limited to the outdoors. Apartment plants, houseplants, basement plants...gardens can be created in small spaces everywhere with a little know-how and time (both of which pay back with positive gains for mental wellness).
How Sleep ‘Cleanses’ Your Brain and Helps Lower Your Dementia Risk
A new study indicates that the brain goes through a “cleansing” process while you sleep. Experts say this cleansing washes away proteins that accumulate during the day and can help lower the risk of dementia. Experts say there are a number of tips for getting better sleep, ranging from a consistent wake-up time to how you style your bedroom.
Life is filled with different stressors, and we all experience some form of anxiety every day. When anxiety levels are high for a long period of time, however, you may have an anxiety disorder. These disorders can be persistent and disabling, but fortunately, there are several effective treatment options for you if you have an anxiety disorder.
The Death Toll from Excessive Alcohol Consumption: What You Need to Know
The researchers concluded that while more than half of these deaths were due to health effects from drinking too much over time, the short-term health effects from consuming a large amount of alcohol in a short period of time accounted for the majority of the years of potential life lost.