What not to say to someone suffering from a mental illness during Christmas time

Here is how to differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate things to say to someone suffering from mental illnesses by Aradhita Saraf The fact that most of the day is shrouded in darkness – doesn’t help those battling with mental illnesses. What makes it worse is meeting several family and friends who do not understand the […]

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‘What Kind of Mental Illness’ Is There at UN?: Ben Stein Rips World Body for Jerusalem Vote

Economist and actor Ben Stein reacted to the United Nations voting overwhelmingly against President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The body voted 128 to 9 in favor of a resolution condemning Trump’s action. Multiple key American allies, including the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Japan voted with the majority […]

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8 Surprising Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Fibromyalgia

by Angie Finlay Aching muscles, trigger points, and debilitating fatigue – these are the hallmarks of fibromyalgia that every sufferer knows all too well. But there are other signs, symptoms and statistics of fibromyalgia that are not as frequently reported, though just as important to recognize. Since fibro can interfere with every corner of your life, […]

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Even More Evidence Has Linked Parkinson’s Disease to Our Gut Bacteria

Researchers have found yet another reason to think the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease could be a consequence of the type of bacteria living in our gut. Such discoveries could help us use changes in our gut bacteria to not only diagnose the debilitating disorder earlier, but potentially create better targeted treatments. Once referred to as ‘the shaking […]

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Exclusive: Alabama member reveals Parkinson’s diagnosis

BY, Angela Bold. Jeff Cook, one-third of Country Music Hall of Fame group Alabama, has Parkinson’s disease, a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement and causes tremors. Cook, the fiddle player and guitarist for the band, was diagnosed about four years ago. He and his bandmates — Randy Owen (vocals/guitar) and Teddy […]

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Parkinson’s disease could be slowed by molecule linked to exercise

Study finds brain-protecting protein molecules increased with physical activity Alex Matthews-King A protein molecule which increases with exercise appears to prevent the advance of Parkinson’s symptoms and may be the key to future treatments, experts say. Doctors from the Colorado University School of Medicine believe vigorous exercise could be linked to increased production of a brain-protecting protein molecule, DJ-1. […]

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