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ABOUT ADHD IN ADULTS - TREATMENT

MORE ABOUT ADHD IN ADULTS – TREATMENT, PART II

Experts agree that people do not suddenly develop ADHD as adults; that is why when a doctor sees an adult patient he will ask about their behavior and symptoms they experienced as a child. The doctor will ask the patient and their family about the school reports and comments on behavior and poor concentration. Doctors will ask also if there is anyone else in the family with ADHD because it seems ADHD runs in families. After gathering the needed information and diagnosis, the doctor works with the patient to put the suitable treatment plan, which includes getting family support, therapy and medication. This treatment plan helps the patient do things that can make life easier so they feel better about …

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INSIGHT INTO THE SECRETS OF IRRESISTABLE PEOPLE

INSIGHT INTO THE SECRETS OF IRRESISTABLE PEOPLE

It is not an easy task to be irresistible, so what is it that puts the irresistible people apart from the rest? We cannot deny there is something special about them, but we do not know what it is. Being irresistibly charming is not all about good looks, but it is correlated to something special on the inside. It seems that irresistible individuals have special gifts that allow them to influence people around, but actually they have learnt many secrets over their lifespan, which help them attract others and get what they desire. One of the most important secrets is that anyone can be charming and irresistible. No matter how you are today, over time you can develop the necessary …

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Marijuana is the number one reason for narcolepsy in some teens

Marijuana is the number one reason for narcolepsy in some teens

First, narcolepsy is extreme innings of sleepiness that can strike at any time, especially with adolescents. One of the most common symptoms is the excessive daytime sleep, whereby the person suddenly falls asleep whether or not this person had sufficient sleep. Other symptoms include hallucinations, sleep paralysis and sudden bouts of muscle weakness. Researchers found that most adolescents having narcolepsy symptoms, their urine tested positive for marijuana. To diagnose narcolepsy, patients undergo the test of ‘rapid eye movement’ (REM); those with narcolepsy enter REM within minutes of falling asleep, but people without it take around 100 minutes to enter REM. However, the results of tests can be influenced by the patients having used a combination of certain medications or illicit …

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kid having night terrors, and are they different from nightmares

Is your kid having night terrors, and are they different from nightmares?

Night terrors and nightmare are both sleep disturbances, and it can be confusing to tell the difference. Most parents comfort their children after having a nightmare, but when the child is likely inconsolable whatever you try, then he or she experienced night or sleep terrors because a night terror is far more dramatic than a nightmare; thus it is more alarming, however mostly it is not a cause for concern. During our night sleep, there are several stages and each has its own brain activity; most dreaming happens in the REM stage “rapid eye movement”, but night terrors happen in non REM stage. A night terror is technically more like a reaction of fear occurring during the transition from one …

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MIDLIFE DEPRESSION AND HOW TO DEAL WITH IT

MIDLIFE DEPRESSION AND HOW TO DEAL WITH IT

As age may bring wisdom, it can also bring a number of complicated issues that can be overwhelming and can lead to midlife depression. Adults in their 40s and 50s deal with a set of interwoven difficult issues like health concerns, loss of loved ones, aging parents, relationship challenges, financial hardships, and job loss. The simple truth is that not handling a midlife stress can lead to middle age depression. The signs of midlife depression are as following: – Feeling exhausted and fatigued consistently – Change in eating habits and sleeping patterns – Feeling of guilt, worthlessness and hopelessness – Having unexpected bouts of anger – Increase or decrease in ambition and desire – Urge for drugs or alcohol – …

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KIDS' TOP WORRIES AND HOW TO REASSURE THEM

KIDS’ TOP WORRIES AND HOW TO REASSURE THEM

Sometimes, children’s worries are obvious like the worry from exams, and other times are subtle like falling out with friends. Children can be inseparable friends one day and distant enemies on the next; and this can be due to misunderstanding or the fact that children- as they grow- get interested in different stuff and different friends. Listen to your child and find out if this falling out can be patched, and let your kid know that not all friends last for ever and people move on. It is also important for your child to know that it is natural to feel sad from now and then, but this sadness will pass. Falling out with sisters and brothers is natural in …

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kid sleepwalking

Is your kid sleepwalking, and what do you know about it?

Do you notice your little one wandering in the house – in midnight – looking confused and dazed? This of course is something unnerving that your child is sleepwalking, but you do not have to worry because it is common in kids and it mostly disappears in teen age. As a matter of fact, sleepwalking is not just about walking in the house during sleep; it can involve wandering outside or doing inappropriate things like peeing in the closet, and no matter what they do, they will not remember their sleepwalking episodes. Actually, there are five stages of our night’s sleep 1, 2, 3, 4 and REM “rapid eye movement”; each cycle of these ranges from 90 to 100 minutes, …

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SAFE TO HOLD IN A SNEEZE

IS IT SAFE TO HOLD IN A SNEEZE?

Next time you want to stifle a sneeze, you better reconsider as it could be harmful to you. Holding in a sneeze could damage your eardrums or cause ear infection, especially if it is a very violent sneeze. It is best to get that discharge out of your body. Stifling a sneeze could push infected mucus into the middle ear, which causes middle ear infections. Sneezing means there is an irritant that your body wants to prevent its reach to your lungs or sinuses, and this indicates it is a protective reflex. Doctors advise to let your body do its thing; just cover your nose and mouth. Through sneezing, your body tries to get rid of the intruder. A blocked …

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CHILD BEDWETTING, AND HOW TO BEAT

IS YOUR CHILD BEDWETTING, AND HOW TO BEAT IT? PART II

A mother of a 7- year old bedwetting child says that her son wanted so much to go to his friends’ sleepovers but his problem of bedwetting prevented him, so his mother asked a pediatrician if there is a solution, and fortunately there is. Not only one solution, but there are many starting from the simple reward system to urinary bed alarms. Some parents would try remedies on their own, but studies revealed that following the pediatrician’s advice helps the bedwetting children stay dry earlier. Physicians usually start with ruling out medical problems like infection or constipation; however bedwetting is mostly caused by a delayed maturation in the bladder mechanism. If the child has been dry for some time and …

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CHILD WETTING THE BED, WHAT ARE THE CAUSES

IS YOUR CHILD WETTING THE BED, WHAT ARE THE CAUSES? Part I

Actually, it is common for parents to change their children’s sheets in the middle of the night after bedwetting. Pediatricians think of it as childhood hidden problem because it is not talked about outside the house unlike allergies or asthma. Keeping it a secret makes it a tough situation for kids thinking they are the only ones doing it, and this makes them feel worse. Some parents think bedwetting is a result of laziness, but of course it is not. This problem makes a friend’s sleepover very feared, which creates social awkwardness. Understanding the causes of any problem is the first step for solution; there is no single reason for bedwetting but the majority is inherited. In most cases, we …

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BREAD CRUST REALLY GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH

IS BREAD CRUST REALLY GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH?

Bread crust cannot certainly make your hair curly as many moms used to say to their children, but they are good for you. Researchers point out that chemicals released in the baking process can protect against cancer. It is common for picky eaters to cut the bread crust before eating, but they don not realize that as they remove the crust, they also remove powerful antioxidants. Recent studies reveal there are various health benefits for bread crust; it is rich in dietary fiber which prevents colon cancer and rich in pronyl-lysine, which is an important antioxidant – not at all present in the flour. This antioxidant raises the level of phase II enzymes, which can prevent cancer according to previous …

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