Measuring The Impact On The Brain: Concussions And How To Recover

Brain Injuries Concussions are considered to be TBIs (traumatic brain injuries). Most concussions are mild, but they can scale up to severe depending on the intensity and symptoms of the injury. The impact of the brain on the skull causes membranes and axons to get stretchy, leading to a disruption of ion movement. This imbalance…
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Alzheimer’s Disease: The Most Prominent Form Of Dementia

Forms of Dementia The dictionary definition of dementia is stated as a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning. Although there are cases of early onset dementia, the senior population is most highly affected by these diseases. We can…
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How Important Is The Environment In Autism Development?

Autism Risk Factors Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder in which problems with communication, interest, social ability, and behavior are exhibited. There are many environmental risk factors that contribute to the development of autism and/or genetic risk factors. It has not been determined if there is a certain percentage that environmental risk factors contribute to autism…
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Anxiety Disorders And Exercise

Anxiety Disorders Anxiety has been developing a larger presence in the public eye. This is due to not only ever the increasing numbers of people affected by anxiety, but also to more public awareness programs. Although it is normal to have some stress and anxiety in life, when that anxiety is affecting your daily activities…
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What’s Wrong With The Current Medication For Schizophrenia?

What Is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder in which affected patients experience a wide range of symptoms, categorized into positive or negative symptoms and cognitive defects (Figure 1). Although there is much more to be known about schizophrenia, it is believed that one of the causes of the disease is an interference in the…
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