Around 8 million U.S. adults have ADHD. Many go untreated.
There’s no one simple test for ADHD.
The best treatment is often a combo of meds and counseling.
This advice could help keep the chaos check.
Use this advice before you dash off another too-rushed email.
What is ADHD and what are the risk factors or ADHD causes? These questions are explored in this video by Dr. Preeti Parikh.
As there is no test for ADHD, parents should watch for typical symptoms of ADHD, or common ADHD behavior that may signify the condition.
ADHD treatment often consists of a combination of ADHD therapy, medication for ADHD and a strong support system both at home and at school.
In this video, Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh explains the earliest symptoms of autism parents notice in their children.
Autism signs include flapping hands, spinning and rocking, and not speaking by 16 months. Symptoms of autism can be shared during an autism screening.
The main autism therapy philosophies are developmental, behavioral, & biomedical. The best autism treatment is when parents & doctors work together.
Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh explains ABA therapy, a program providing autism services in areas where a child is weak in order to improve quality of life.
For those with Asperger's syndrome, not all Asperger's symptoms are alike. In this video, Shonda Schilling speaks of her son's diagnosis & experiences
Shonda Schilling discusses how their family dynamic has evolved since their son Grant was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome.
Shonda Schilling discusses the day-to-day acitivies of managing her son Grant's Asperger's. Managing Asperger's requires patience and understanding.
In this episode of True Champions, Shonda Schilling discusses her role in spreading awareness for those with Asperger’s syndrome.
It's not the same as bulimia.
Emotional symptoms include feelings of guilt, disgust and depression.
There's a strong link between bingeing and certain emotional health issues.
What to know if you're struggling with binge episodes.
Doctors aren’t sure what exactly causes bipolar disorder. Dr. Preeti Parikh discusses bipolar signs, as well as tips in diagnosing bipolar.
There is treatment for bipolar disorder that can make life more manageable. It includes medication for bipolar and forms of psychotherapy.
What causes depression results from a variety of factors. The depression symptom you're experiencing may be due to your brain chemistry.
Depression signs and symptoms include losing interest in daily activities, feelings of helplessness or sadness, as well as suicidal thoughts in some.
There are eight types of depression, such as major depressive disorder. Suicidal thoughts are possible but severe depression treatment is out there.
Treating Depression can be tough since every case of depression is different. Treatment and medication for depression will often vary.
In this video, Helen shares her personal story of living with depression. She discusses ways to deal with depression and treating depression.
Psychiatrist, Dr. Susan Samuels, explains what exactly is depression and what the symptoms might be.
Psychotherapy is one an effective treatment option for depression. Dr. Susan Samuels discusses the three main types of psychotherapy.
Medications for depression aim to recalibrate the imbalance in the chemicals in your brain. Learn more about medications for depression here.
There are several medications and therapies that work quite well for depression and there are also great new innovative options to treat depression.
Sleep and exercise are important in helping symptoms of depression. Exercise can elevate your mood and sleep can help you deal with tough situations.
When medication and psychotherapy are not effective, an alternative treatment for depression is ECT, electroconvulsive therapy.
What is MDD? Major Depressive Disorder (or MDD) is prolonged depression.Two common symptoms include sadness and loss of interest in daily activities.
There are three main treatments for major depressive disorder (MDD). They include medication therapies, counseling and brain stimulation.
Psychotherapy or counseling is a very common form of treatment for those suffering from depression or major depressive disorder.
In this episode of True Champions Depression, we meet Erin, who is a writer, artist, and mental health advocate suffering from depression.
In this episode of True Champions Depression, Erin discusses how expressing herself through creativity became integral in coping with depression.
In this episode of True Champions Depression Erin discusses how writing helped her cope with depression.
Julie Hersh is a wife, mother, author, advocate and also a person living with depression. Julie shares her deeply personal experience in this video.
In this episode of True Champions Depression, Julie speaks about ECT, and other forms of treatment that have helped her manage her depression.
In episode 3 of True Champions Depression, Julie talks about her role as an advocate for mental health.
In this episode of True Champions Depression, Julie talks about her book "Struck by Living," which is about her story of living with depression.
Join LaRee Etter as she discuss her experience living with depression. LaRee is a blogger, runner, and mental health advocate.
As an advocate for living with depression, LaRee Etter discusses the evolution of her popular blog, Depression Marathon. throughout her journey, LaRee
Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder involving chronic psychosis. Psychosis can involve abnormal thinking & perceptions, hallucinations & delusions
Dr. Samuels explains why people with schizophrenia often suffer from lack of motivation & disconnect to people around them because of their symptoms.
For those suffering from schizophrenia there are various treatments. Dr. Susan Samuels explains the difference between medications and more.
Taking care of someone with schizophrenia can be challenging. Dr. Samuels provides several strategies that can be helpful to caregivers.
Meditation is the act of focusing on one thing to clear the mind of all other things. Many times when we are stressed, our brain is dealing with racin
Stress can be triggered by a variety of things including a big workload, family issues and even the weather. A good way to keep your stress level down
When we are feeling the effects of stress, our body is reacting to stress hormones, including cortisol. This increases blood pressure, heart rate, and
Your bedtime ritual will pay off tomorrow.
Mantra meditation mixes breathing with repetition to calm and center your mind and body. You can silently meditate on a mantra or say it aloud.
Counting meditation combines counting and breathing to put your mind and body into a deeply relaxed state. Yoga and meditation expert Sarah Bernier Ol
Visualization meditation helps when you feel disconnected or when you need more joy in your life. It can invoke a state of well-being while inviting f
All you need is a few minutes for this stress soother.
Positive affirmation meditation uses positive thoughts or affirmations to focus, relax and increase overall feelings of happiness.
Not all stress is super bad for you.
Yoga and meditation expert Sarah Bernier Olin gives helpful tips on ways to keep anger under control on a daily basis. From whiny kids to reckless dri
We’ve all been there, lying wide-eyed in the middle of the night counting sheep. But what if there was a simple, scientific reason for your insomnia?
We often think of stress affecting us at work but it can also wreak havoc on your love life. Whatever the cause of the stress may be, it is important
A psychiatrist explains how to broach a tough conversation.
Holidays are a special time, a cause for family, reflections and resolutions. However, holidays can also bring unneeded stress when it comes to buying
Family and friends are the most important people in our lives. Meditations expert Sarah Brenier Olins explains the correlation with mental health!
Taking the whole family up to your mother’s house for Thanksgiving sounds good in theory but dealing with meltdowns from your kids in the backseat can
Time to Live Again is a story of childhood trauma, healing, and resilience through art and music.
Falling asleep comes easy when your stress free. Next time you are stressed and can't sleep try these techniques.
Competing priorities make it hard to spend time on the parts of your life you value the most, prioritizing is tough but needed for personal growth.
Yoga and meditation teacher Sarah Bernier Olin shares some tips on how to focus on positive thinking when you are stressed out or overtired.
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