Gymnast Simone Biles at Rio 2016

Famous People with ADHD

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a central nervous system disorder marked by a persistent pattern of inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. The National Survey of Children’s Health reported in 2016 that 6.1 million American children were diagnosed with ADHD.  That’s a lot of kids, but it’s important to remember that ADHD…

What is Bipolar Disorder

To understand bipolar disorder the first thing we need to do is understand the word bipolar. Bipolar means two poles, or in the case of bipolar disorder means two extremes. The two extremes that those who suffer from bipolar disorder experience are mania and depression. Those who suffer from bipolar disorder experience mood changes that go from extreme highs to extreme lows. Both emotional states can last a while or be gone in less than a day.

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Exercise and Mental Health: Does Working Out Make You Happier?

Today it’s well known that exercise and regular physical activity activity acts as some of the best preventative health measures you can take. A healthy lifestyle combats the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and so many more diseases and ailments. But, considering your mental health is just as important as your physical health one may wonder if exercise could have or has the same positive effects for the mind.