adhd and tics

ADHD and Tics: Exploring the Link

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If you have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) you may be surprised to notice you also have tics. Tics are repetitive and unintentional movements, such as blinking, coughing, sniffing, or shrugging. Sometimes,…
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Obsessive Thinking and Anxiety Conditions

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Have you ever found yourself obsessing constantly over something? Like a broken record in your mind, these repetitive thoughts keep you in a never-ending state of stress and worry. What causes obsessive thinking? What is Obsessive Thinking? Obsessive…
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Understanding and Dealing With Anxiety

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Understanding Anxiety Disorders Every human being suffers from anxiety at one point or the other. However, while for most people, anxiety only occurs occasionally and far in between, for others, it is a more regular occurrence. This is usually…
employee mental health

8 Ways To Support Mental Health As Staff Return To The Workplace

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What Can Companies Do to Help Employee Mental Health During the pandemic, the prevalence of anxiety across the globe increased by 25%. The pandemic has undoubtedly increased the prevalence of mental health issues. As social animals, human beings…
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Consequences of Mixing Prozac and Alcohol

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Dangers of Mixing Prozac and Alcohol Mixing alcohol with any drug is dangerous, but the combination of Prozac and alcohol can be very risky. There is a reason why the insert in the package of Prozac and other antidepressants warns against…
Severe Insomnia

Chronic and Severe Insomnia

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What Is Considered Severe Insomnia? When you suffer from severe insomnia your whole life is affected. Learn about how insomnia impairs functioning and how to find relief from this common problem. The quality of sleep you get on a given night…
My life is falling apart

My Life is Falling Apart

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What To Do When My Life Is Falling Apart? Someone struggling with addiction and/or a mental health issue may sadly proclaim, “My Life is Falling Apart.” When someone is suffering from a mental health disorder they may truly feel like…
Intelligence and Anxiety

The Effects of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) On Anxiety, Stress, and Academic Performance

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Emotional Intelligence (EQ) refers to one's ability to recognize, control, and assess emotions. Some experts believe that you can learn and strengthen EQ. Knowing how to understand, assess, and respond to emotions is important. So is knowing…
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Emotional Effects of Hearing Loss

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The Mental and Emotional Effects of Hearing Loss Did you know that loss of hearing can harm your emotions? Studies show that hearing loss can cause psychological distress and subjectiveness in adults. So, loss of hearing does not just impair…
Anxiety and Irritability

6 Tips for Managing Anxiety and Irritability

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Learn how to better manage feelings of anxiety and irritability. We have all been there. Sometimes all of the demands on our time can truly bring us to the point of complete breakdown. Stress levels are off the chart, you have trouble sleeping,…