Kids Don’t Tell You They Have Anxiety, They Say ‘My Stomach Hurts’

Kids Don’t Tell You They Have Anxiety, They Say ‘My Stomach Hurts’

“Mom, my stomach hurts.” My daughter tells me this almost every night at the same time. She feels fine all day but when it’s bedtime and I’m turning down the lights, her stomach hurts. Nighttime is when many kids anxiety intensifies. It’s dark, they’re alone, there are no distractions… We have worked together to conquer her anxiety and she knows I will remind her that her stomach is actually just fine and it’s just her…

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Does CBD oil help anxiety?

Does CBD oil help anxiety?

David Oliver,yourhealthguardian.com CBD was recommended to me for anxiety and depression about a month ago. I’ve suffered anxiety and depression for as long as I can remember. I managed it for a while with vitamins and exercise, but a little over a year ago the depression and anxiety became overwhelming. They helped, but it was still there. Antidepressants and anti-anxiety meds have been recommended, but the idea of an adverse reaction making it worse was…

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Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American psychiatrists had produced a book that would lay out, in detail, all the symptoms of different mental illnesses, so they could be identified and treated in the same way across the United States. It was called the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. In the latest edition, they laid out…

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Researchers Uncover A Circuit For Sadness In The Human Brain

Researchers Uncover A Circuit For Sadness In The Human Brain

Scientists may have caught a glimpse of what sadness looks like in the brain. A study of 21 people found that for most, feeling down was associated with greater communication between brain areas involved in emotion and memory, a team from the University of California, San Francisco reported Thursday in the journal Cell. “There was one network that over and over would tell us whether they were feeling happy or sad,” says Vikaas Sohal, an…

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Fibromyalgia and Suicide Risk. Understanding Why Fibro and Thoughts of Suicide Are Linked

Fibromyalgia and Suicide Risk. Understanding Why Fibro and Thoughts of Suicide Are Linked

By: Emma Jakson Understanding Why Fibro and Thoughts of Suicide Are Linked Suicide is a concerning issue, and one that deserves a better level of understanding. With increased understanding, there comes a chance for increased prevention through effective treatment and available interventions. By identifying factors that contribute to suicidal thoughts and actions, people that are more prone to suicide can be recognized and seek the help they deserve. Studies find commonalities in people that are…

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700 medical cannabis studies sorted by disease (Medical marijuana uses – 700 medical marijuana clinical studies and papers)

700 medical cannabis studies sorted by disease (Medical marijuana uses – 700 medical marijuana clinical studies and papers)

Medical marijuana and cannabis studies A collection of clinical studies, papers and reference providing the ultimate resource for medical disorders helped by medical marijuana ADD/ ADHD Marijuana and ADD Therapeutic uses of Medical Marijuana in the treatment of ADDhttp://www.onlinepot.org/medical/add&mmj.htmCannabis as a medical treatment for attention deficit disorderhttp://www.chanvre-info.ch/info/en/…-treatment.htmlCannabinoids effective in animal model of hyperactivity disorderhttp://www.cannabis-med.org/english…el.php?id=162#4Cannabis ‘Scrips to Calm Kids?http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,117541,00.html   Study: Cannabinoids Found in Cannabis May Decrease the Viability of Melanoma Cells Study: Cannabinoids Found in Cannabis…

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20 ‘Harmless’ Comments That Actually Hurt People With Anxiety

20 ‘Harmless’ Comments That Actually Hurt People With Anxiety

If you live with anxiety, you might be familiar with some of the seemingly “harmless” but incredibly hurtful things people often say to those struggling with it. Sometimes these “harmless” comments come in the form of a question. (Have you tried meditating?) Sometimes they come with a “solution” via personal anecdote. (Becky used to get panic attacks, and once she started exercising again, her anxiety totally went away.) Most often, they come from a place of misunderstanding mental…

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9 Types of Muscle Tension Caused by Trapped Emotions

9 Types of Muscle Tension Caused by Trapped Emotions

Your body is a map and storage house of every experience you have ever had. So many of us carry repressed and trapped emotions within multiple areas of our bodies, without even knowing it. In fact, we can go years, even decades, completely oblivious to the blocked energy our muscles are holding on to. This repressed energy is responsible for countless ailments and chronic health conditions that cause us great suffering. The fact is that your…

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Best Summer Drinks For Fibromyalgia

Best Summer Drinks For Fibromyalgia

If you are a pain patient or dealing with fibromyalgia (FM), you already understand the role, inflammation plays in your life. Hot weather will sap your body of needed fluids. Therefore, hydration is important to help the body clear out inflammation that leads to pain. Avoid drinks that contain alcohol or caffeine, which can promote dehydration and try to avoid sugary sodas. And don’t wait to drink until you are thirsty. Few drinks mentioned below…

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Top 10 Tips To Stop Fibromyalgia Dizziness and Balancing

Top 10 Tips To Stop Fibromyalgia Dizziness and Balancing

what Causes Dizziness? It is not totally obvious what causes equilibrium problems and lightheadedness in fibromyalgia. There are trigger points in the neck and jaw that can cause a feeling of faintness and unevenness. It happens because they affect the nerves that tell the brain where the body is in space. If these signals do not match with the signals from the eyes, this could cause lightheadedness and bewilderment. People with fibromyalgia frequently have troubles…

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