Is PTSD Permanent or Curable?

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Is PTSD Permanent or Curable?

In the US alone, for eight million people every year, traumas leave such a deep scar that it becomes a form of mental illness. That illness is called Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In terms of percentage, PTSD prevalence in Canada (9.2%) is even higher. It happens when your brain keeps you under the influence of

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Between Migraines and Headaches. Know Your Pains Right

Headaches can come as a benign nuisance, or they can get outright ugly. So ugly that they have led people to death; Melissa Dwyer in 2013 at 23, and numerous others. The primary issue is that the more common it is, the lesser people care about it. This is precisely why many people delay the

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In 500 Words: Stroke Symptoms, Prevention, and Management

Personal health, today, is more predictable than ever. Complete guides exist on what to do and what not to, even for something as complex as brain health. All so that we are better aware of subjects like Canada’s third leading cause of death, i.e., stroke. In comes the month of May. The Stroke Awareness Month.

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How Do You Know if a Child Has a Mental Health Issue?

The Children’s Society says that 70% of mental illness cases involving children and adolescents go without receiving the right care at the right age. So, if you thought psychiatric disorders were a problem of grown-ups only, that isn’t right. From developmental problems to abuse, constant change, extended illnesses, bullying, etc., a lot contributes to a

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5 Signs of Deteriorating Mental Health, and How to Cope?

Mental health is becoming a growing challenge. The numbers simply don’t look promising. To quote the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), one in five people suffer through some form of the disorder in any given year in the country. And by 40, almost half the people would have had some experience with it. No amount

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Dementia is Much More Than Just Forgetfulness. How, Though?

In Colorado, United States, a 73-year-old woman with dementia is suing the city and its police department. The reason? She forgot to pay for her groceries, and the police made her compensate for that with a dislocated shoulder in her arrest for the offence. The police say they stopped and tried questioning her on the

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‘Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism’ and More That is Not Fiction

For every 66 children and youth in Canada alone, one is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Yet, the anti-vaccine lobbies haven’t stopped targeting ASD. What had started from the MMR vaccine has now put the COVID-vaccination drive in Canada and elsewhere under fresh dangers. It’s, therefore, high time to cleanse facts from fiction. Especially

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