understanding schizophrenia

Understanding Schizophrenia

Feeling lost and afraid, hearing insulting voices, finding it impossible to keep it together: these are common experiences of people living with schizophrenia, a brain disorder that affects roughly 1 in 100 people. The prevalence of this illness … [Read More...]

Muscular Dystrophy

First Evidence Based FSHD Care Guideline: What does it mean? How will it help?

Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is a rare and incurable form of muscular dystrophy causing a progressive loss of skeletal muscle across facial, back and upper arm muscles. FSHD affects 870,000 people worldwide, however, this number could be significantly higher due to undiagnosed cases. This is one of the biggest issues that people with FSHD often face – their case goes undiagnosed f … [Read More...]

Bio-identical Hormones Advice

The Truth About Biomedical Hormones: Improving Quality of Life for Women and Men Alike

When women complain to doctors about symptoms like sleep disruption or hot flashes, they’re often told it’s just a “normal” part of aging. But who wants to be “normal?” Physicians have no problem prescribing medicines to relieve pain, regulate menstruation or lower cholesterol, but often dismiss the tools we have to treat the signs of aging—treatment that could greatly improve a patient’s quality o … [Read More...]

Breastfeeding Advice - Help Sooth Sore & Cracked Nipples

How Silver Helps Breastfeeding Mothers

Becoming a mother brings many joys and surprises along with many challenges including breastfeeding, which is one of the most difficult things to learn as a new mother. Medical professionals around the globe agree that breast-milk is the best nutrition for a newborn and that breastfeeding has tremendous benefits for both mother and baby. … [Read More...]

Identifying Suicidal Signs

Identifying Suicidal Signs

When someone in your life is thinking about suicide, it can seem overwhelming.  You may be unsure of what to do next, may not know whether to take the talk of suicide seriously, or may fear that something you say or do will make it worse. The good news is that reaching out to that person is always the best choice. The even better news is that if … [Read More...]

In fact, one known fact in the psychology literature is that men are under diagnosed with BPD while women are over diagnosed.

Alphabet Soup in Psychology: BPD and DBT

There are so many acronyms in the fast-passed world we live in; welcome to the American culture of ‘living to work.’ We are often looking for the quick fix and that is where I place the blame of the all the acronyms that are a part of our society. Some that you will read about in this article include: BPD, CBT and DBT. Borderline Personality Dis … [Read More...]