How to Deal With a Narcissistic Teenage Daughter

Whether your daughter says, “Mom, you never do anything for me!” as you’re en route to the store to buy her more soccer equipment, or she insists she shouldn’t ever have to clean the bathroom because it’s not her job, dealing with a narcissistic teenage daughter can be tough. If your teenage daughter is a…

What happens to the body and brain of individuals with schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder in which previously normal cognitive abilities and behaviors becomes disturbed. The most common age of onset is just after reaching adulthood, typically the late-teens to the mid-thirties. It is manifested either by so-called positive symptoms (delusions, hallucinations, unusual or disorganized behavior) or by negative symptoms, including a marked lack of…

Side Effects of Glaucoma Medicine

A wide array of topical medications are used to treat glaucoma, or high pressure in the eye. The skin covering the outer surface of the eye and inside the eyelids provides a quick and efficient spot for drugs to be absorbed into the eye, so many glaucoma drugs come in the form of eye drops. Drugs…

3 Reasons You Might Want To Ditch That Ketogenic Eating Plan

Ketogenic eating might just be the most popular idea in the unconventional health and fitness movement right now. I get dozens of emails a week from people asking for Keto tips and tricks. I’m not convinced that most of these people should be Keto though. It’s been billed as a great way to lose weight, which…

10 Tips for Treating Bipolar Disorder

Living better with bipolar Bipolar disorder can be treated with medication, therapy, and lifestyle changes, but sticking with treatment can be a challenge. Unfortunately, bipolar disorder tends to get worse if you don’t get the proper care, says Carrie Bearden, PhD, an associate professor in the departments of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, and psychology at…

What to do When You Can’t Sleep

People with insomnia tend to have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep throughout the night, or they wake up too early in the morning. There are ways to help with each of these patterns: Tips for falling asleep Carve out at least 30 minutes of wind-down time before bed in which you do something relaxing, such…

Six Helpful Hints for People Taking Glaucoma Medication

There are many reasons people with glaucoma may struggle to adhere to their treatment schedule, including forgetfulness, difficulty taking eye drops and unique circumstances. But for every unique circumstance, there is an equally unique solution. Here are six tips to help you overcome glaucoma medication challenges: 1. Be honest with your ophthalmologist about your medication difficulties Missed…

How Is Down Syndrome Inherited?

Down syndrome is the outcome of chromosomal abnormality that causes intellectual disability, weak muscle tone, and a characteristic facial appearance in infancy. People with this condition have to deal with cognitive delays but the intellectual disability is often mild or moderate. The condition affects one in every 691 babies born in the U.S., and is…

11 WAYS GLUTEN AND WHEAT CAN DAMAGE YOUR HEALTH

“Gluten” is basically a buzzword at this point, but even if you’re avoiding it, do you really know what it is?And did you know that there’s other stuff in wheat that’s also worth avoiding: wheat is bad news for reasons that have nothing to do with gluten. Here’s a look at 11 reasons why. The Basics First…