Activities That Are Hurting Your Memory

Activities That Are Hurting Your Memory

It’s no secret that the older we get, the less likely we are to retain information. According to a study done to measure short term memory, participants began to show memory loss around age 45. This seems incredibly young to begin losing the ability to accurately...
Getting Enough Sleep is Essential for Overall Health

Getting Enough Sleep is Essential for Overall Health

Can missing shut eye actually cause a psychological disorder? The general belief, even just a few years ago, was that mental illness caused sleep disruptions like insomnia, but a new study shows that it could also work the other way too. We call getting enough rest...
Binge Eating – The Other Eating Disorder

Binge Eating – The Other Eating Disorder

Eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia have serious health implications if left untreated, but one eating disorder is rarely discussed as being a serious illness: binge-eating. Binge-eating disorder (BED) is becoming commonplace in the United States, even...
The Symptoms and Behaviors of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

The Symptoms and Behaviors of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a condition that involves obsessive and/or compulsive behavior regarding various activities and items. OCD usually begins to occur while someone is a young adult and the severity of the disorder changes throughout your life. Many...
Mental Health and the Media

Mental Health and the Media

How the media portrays mental illness can affect how the everyday person feels about the idea of having a mental disorder. The media tends to generalize disorders, using the term “mental illness” to describe the spectrum of disorders a person can have: from anxiety to...