Repeated Concussions May Lead to CTE

Photo credit: https://unsplash.com/photos/abbPnv1xq1U?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditShareLink The brain is an amazing organ and tool. There's still so much that we don't know about how it functions or why it does the things it does. We also don't know the full extent to which injuries can impact the brain, [...]

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Depression Can Change How You Physically See the World

Photo credit: https://unsplash.com/photos/qmnpqDwla_E?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditShareLink If you've ever experienced depression or have depressive episodes, you know that it can make your world seem dark and gray. This perception of your surroundings and reality feels incredibly real, and you just can shake the gloominess of your depression. People [...]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Photo credit: https://unsplash.com/photos/hluOJZjLVXc Millions of Americans live with a mental disorder every day, and each year the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) recognizes May as Mental Health Awareness Month. The theme surrounding the month changes, but the underlying support for those living with a [...]

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February 23rd-29th is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Photo credit: https://unsplash.com/photos/DDyMG1LZaHo?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditShareLink February 23rd kicks off National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW), a time when people across the country shine a spotlight on eating disorders in order to educate, spread a message of hope and recovery, and provide lifesaving resources to those in [...]

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Neurofeedback and Parkinson’s Disease – How Can It Help?

Photo credit: <a href='https://www.freepik.com/photos/love'>Love photo created by rawpixel.com - www.freepik.com</a> Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative brain disorder that impairs motor function, causing shaking limbs, muscle stiffness, and even loss of body movement. It is a progressive disorder, meaning it gets worse over the course [...]

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Social Media and Mental Health

Photo credit: https://unsplash.com/photos/DfMMzzi3rmg?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditShareLink As technology has grown over the last decade, an entirely new medium for social interaction has emerged, allowing us to be more connected than ever before: social media. With platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, it is forecasted that by [...]

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How Chronic Insomnia Affects the Brain

Photo credit: https://unsplash.com/photos/rXrMy7mXUEs?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditShareLink Sleep is important, it’s a simple fact. It has long been proven that memory and learning are connected to sleep. Some of us learned this the hard way as we struggled through high school and college, when there never seemed to be [...]

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Depression Is Not Simple – It’s More Than Just Being Sad

Photo credit: https://unsplash.com/photos/rXrMy7mXUEs?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditShareLink We’ve all experienced sadness before - after a breakup, when we get passed over for the big promotion, after the loss of a loved one. Sadness is a normal human emotion that we’ve all been forced to contend with, and we [...]

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