Modern medicine is evolving at an unprecedented rate. And as scientists continue to gain a deeper understanding about how the brain and body are connected, treatment options for a variety of conditions are changing too. Though medication will likely always play a role (at least to some degree) in helping…
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in the United States, affecting as many as 40 million adults, or 18.1% of the population every year. That percentage is even higher among ages 13-18, affecting more than 25% of pre-teens and teenagers. And that number is only rising. If you…
If you're suffering from a mental health disorder or brain-based condition, you may have heard about neurofeedback. Neurofeedback is an all-natural, drug-free way to alter the state of your brain for the better and address any imbalances or dysfunction that may be occurring. Still, as effective as this therapy is,…
Our brains impact everything we do, from the way we think to the way we move and act. And if an imbalance or injury in the brain occurs, it can lead to a number of difficult-to-deal-with symptoms and conditions. Often, these are treated with prescription medication, which can come with…
If you’ve been struggling with ongoing health issues, you know all too well that being prescribed medication can sometimes do more harm than good. And after seeing doctor after doctor without experiencing any real relief, you may be feeling frustrated and hopeless. The good news is, as scientists continue to…
For a long time, scientists believed that the brain was a nonrenewable organ—that once the brain was fully developed, no new brain cells were produced. In the last few decades, groundbreaking research has revealed the opposite: throughout your life, your brain can create new neurons and new neural pathways. This…
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