Holistic Health

Holistic health is about caring for the whole person by providing for your physical, mental, spiritual, and social needs. In this category we cover a broad array of topics ranging from meditation and yoga to reviews of the best foot massagers and online psychics.

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Dissociative Personality Disorder

When it comes to the human psychological state there is no doubt that we are fragile beings. While over more recent years a good many psychological disorders have been identified, one that remains something of a mystery while also being completely fascinating is dissociative personality disorder. In this article we will discuss just what dissociative personality disorder is and how it can be identified by the scientific and medical community. Read on to find out if someone you love is affected by this personality disorder…

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No Two People Share The Exact Same Symptoms of Asperger’s

Asperger’s symptoms are going to vary widely from person to person. No two people share the exact same experience with this developmental disability, often making it hard to define. In cases where there is a possibility that Asperger’s is inherited it may be even harder to define since parents may assume the child s just displaying a parental trait. Asperger’s, I like any other part of the autism spectrum n that it is actually made up of a collection of symptoms that make it difficult or even impossible to perform normal daily tasks, even though Asperger’s is known as a high functioning form of autism…

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Good and Bad Stigmas Attached to High IQ Test Results

Ever since the I.Q. test was created by Alfred Binet and Theophile Simon, there has been a stigma, both good and bad attached to the results of the test. For some, the results are helpful in determining possible mental health issues. For others, it is a crushing blow or an instant pedestal that they don’t want to be on…

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NAMI Walk For Mental Health Month And Beyond

May is Mental Health Month. Every year thousands of supporters of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) come together, often during May, to walk in cities throughout the United States to raise funds and awareness for mental illness treatment and facilities…

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Statistics and Trends

Parents of Austistic children saw these signs but didn’t act right away because they didn’t think it was a big deal – or they didn’t want to act ‘pushy’ by asking for a special pediatrician’s appointment. No matter how many books or baby blogs you read, you’re just not sure what to expect. And many parents want to be careful not to add to untrue waves of online posts saying we’re in an Autism epidemic. So when is it safe to ask if Autism is the cause of my child’s delayed development? Let’s begin by considering some valid, reliable information…

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Best Brain Training Apps: Elevate vs Lumosity vs BrainHQ vs CogniFit

Do you lose your keys frequently or find yourself reading things multiple times to comprehend them? You may want to put your brain to the test with one of these brain training apps. Many claim you’ll see improvement in your memory, problem-solving and comprehension if you spend just 15 minutes a day playing brain games. So let’s see if these games can help you find your car keys…

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Is There A Link Between Depression and Memory Loss?

Anyone who has ever experienced depression can attest to the devastation that its symptoms can bring. New research suggests, however, that memory training may serve to reduce depression symptoms. Check out this study and its findings to learn more about the correlation between the two…

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What Are The Best Autism Apps?

Sadly, the number of children diagnosed with Autism has been increasing steadily in recent years. However, as the nation also increases its dependency on technology, it can prove to be beneficial for these children with a number of apps that cater to special needs. Below we will take a look at what autism is, some of the most highly recommended apps for children with autism and how they can help them learn and grow. In this article, we cover applications to assist with communication, scheduling, behavioral, social and life skills…

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What is FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)?

As technology continues to creep into every aspect of our lives, do you ever feel that you are getting left in the dust? Or constantly in a state of updating your operating system on your devices? Websites are being created constantly and technology is ever evolving – how do you keep up? In this article we take a look at a term called FOMO (short for Fear of Missing Out). Technology gives us constant connection to what friends and the world are doing but this could make you feel that the world is passing you by and you are missing out on the “next big thing”…

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Exploring The Endocannabinoid System & CBD

The endocannabinoid system (or ECS for short) has gained recent exposure over the past few years as CBD and other prominent cannabinoids have started to gain interest from the public. What is the system though? And what role does it play in health and human wellness?…

Best CBD Oil For Pain Relief, Anxiety & More

CBD (cannabidiol) is soaring in popularity for good reasons. This all-natural remedy promises to deliver relief for anxiety, stress, sleep problems, chronic pain, dry and aging skin and more — all with minimal side effects compared to human-made pharmaceuticals. The demand for CBD oil has grown incredibly in the last few years and the market is meeting those needs. With so many companies now offering CBD oil, how do you find the safest and most reputable brands? We’ve done the homework for you. Don’t know much about CBD oil? Read our CBD oil guide to learn everything you need to know, from how it’s derived from the cannabis plant and its legal status to tips for finding the safest, high-quality oil…

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5 Most Successful Rehab Programs in the U.S.

With more than 14,500 addiction rehabilitation centers in the U.S. alone, how do you narrow down the field to find the most successful rehab programs for you or your loved one? Every facility offers a different therapeutic and clinical approach and varying programs, services and accommodations. Here, we’ll give you some pointers to find the best drug and alcohol rehab program for your individual needs…

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