Daily Archive: August 10, 2010

    A woman pushes back hair, appearing to be very stressed

    Mental Health

    Panic

    Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder and is characterized by unexpected and repeated episodes of intense fear accompanied by physical symptoms that may include chest…

    Mental Health

    Depression

    In any given 1-year period, 9.5 percent of the population, or about 18.8 million American adults, suffer from a depressive illness5 The economic cost for…

    Mental Health

    Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in a person’s mood, energy, and ability to function. Different…

    Mental Health

    Anxiety

    Anxiety disorders are serious medical illnesses that affect approximately 19 million American adults.1 These disorders fill people’s lives with overwhelming anxiety and fear. Unlike the…

    Mental Health

    ADHD

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that becomes apparent in some children in the preschool and early school years. It is hard for…

    Menopause

    Soy

    This fact sheet provides basic information about soy—uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Soy, a plant in the pea family, has been…

    Menopause

    Menopause

    “My mom never talked to me about menopause. She says her mother never talked about it either.” “I’m not sad I’m past menopause. I’m glad…