Monthly Archives: April 2016


Understanding Bipolar Disorder: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

Understanding Bipolar Disorder: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment This is a complex condition, so let’s open with some basics. The term bipolar disorderdoes not refer to the usual “ups and downs” most people experience throughout their lives. It is a brain disorder — formerly known as manic-depressive illness — that impacts nearly six million American adults. Its symptoms are challenging and ongoing, but most importantly, bipolar disorder can be effectively treated. Those living with this condition are enjoying productive, full lives thanks to a blend of medication and talk therapy. To begin understanding bipolar disorder, it helps to learn how to recognize its symptoms. […]

By | April 20th, 2016|Bipolar, Depression|0 Comments

Relaxation Exercises and Breathing Techniques to Help with Anxiety

Anxiety. The word itself can make one experience its symptoms. If this sounds familiar to you, you’re not alone. Over 18 percent of U.S. adults report experiencing at least a 12-month prevalence of anxiety, and nearly 23 percent of these reported cases are categorized as “severe.” Perhaps the most disturbing trend of all is the average age of onset: 11. […]

By | April 5th, 2016|Anxiety|0 Comments