Pain is a common experience that we have all felt at some point in our lives – whether it is the result of an injury, surgery, or underlying health condition. But not all pain is created equal. For some people, pain can become a lingering presence in their lives, lasting for weeks, months, or even years. So, how do you tell if your pain is acute or chronic? Let’s find out.
What Is Ocd?
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition with two main components: unsurprisingly, obsessions and compulsions. You may have heard about OCD, but many of the depictions of this condition throughout media like movies and TV include misconceptions. Continue reading to learn more about the truth of OCD symptoms.
How a person reacts to social situations can range intensely from person to person. Some people crave social gatherings, or even thrive in them. Others dread them, needing their time to “recharge” by themselves. When do these feelings become full-on symptoms of social anxiety disorder? More importantly, how do you treat this condition?
Traumatic events can sprout roots that run deeper than you can see. Even months or years after going through something traumatic, you may still suffer the same symptoms – flashbacks, anger, irritability, weight changes, intrusive thoughts. Veterans run an extra risk of being exposed to traumatic events. Fortunately, with the right treatments, relief can be possible.
In recent times, IV drip bars and lounges seem to be popping up everywhere, with IV vitamin therapy increasingly becoming a popular health and wellness trend. What was previously considered a celebrity fad has now become a go-to treatment for health-conscious individuals seeking to improve their overall well-being.
Pain isn’t funny. Whether it’s physical or psychological, short-term or chronic pain exacts a heavy price and can strike at any time. If you’ve ever experienced chronic pain before, you know how difficult it is to handle, but if you’ve never had it, how do you know what to say to someone who deals with pain every day?
As people age, it’s only natural to pay more attention to overall wellness and ways to stay physically and mentally healthy. Exercise is helpful. And eating healthy foods has obvious benefits, but there is one drawback – the digestive process, and converting food to energy, takes time. Certain kinds of therapy may be able to get around that.