What are the Serious Side Effects of Sleep Apnea?

May 27th, 2016

Apnea is a term for suspension of external breathing. During apnea, there is no movement of the muscles of inhalation and the volume of the lungs initially remains unchanged.

Depending on how blocked the airways are, there may or may not be a flow of gas between the lungs and the environment. Gas exchange within the lungs and cellular respiration is not affected.

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that affects thousands of people every year.

What is Uncontrollable Rage and PTSD?

May 25th, 2016

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can produce extreme negative feelings such as anger and rage. This is common among Combat Vets, but it affects everyone who has this disorder.

How do you control rage? How do you reign yourself in when you feel as though you are about to explode?

You know that you are capable of doing a great deal of damage and you know that you can really hurt someone if it gets out of hand. So how do you deal with the rage inside you that is simmering just below the surface waiting to explode like a volcano?

What Do the Experts Consider to be the Most Addictive Illegal Drugs?

May 23rd, 2016

Most people are not aware of what the most addictive illegal drugs are and only believe the myths and rumors associated with them.

People are misguided because they have never taken the time to read about the illegal drugs.

It is very evident there is a major problem with illegal drugs. Rarely does a day go by that either on the news or in the newspaper, there is mention of illegal drug activity, such as: drug busts, death from overdose, etc.

Addictive illegal drugs and the extreme treatments necessary to overcome these addictions:

Heroin

What are the Different Types of Sleep Disorders?

May 20th, 2016

A sleep disorder is characterized as the disturbance in time, quality, amount, or behavior associated with sleep.

Sleep disorders are classified according to two major types: dyssomnia and parasomnias.

The dyssomnia category involves sleeping disorders where an individual finds it difficult to sleep or to remain asleep.

The parsasomias category involves sleeping disorders where an individual experiences abnormal or unnatural movement, behavior, emotion, perception, and dreams which occur when an individual is falling asleep, sleeping, between stages of sleep, or during waking from sleep.

The dyssomnia category of sleep disorders consists of the following:

1. Insomnia

What are the 11 Signs of Trauma and PTSD

May 18th, 2016

Knowing how to spot trauma and PTSD is the first step in enabling you to get help for yourself and in encouraging those you love to seek help. This is very important because trauma does not heal by itself.

Time

We all have upsetting events, stresses, and worries that affect us for a short period of time. Some of the reactions we have to those upsets may match some of the signs of trauma.

The difference is that those reactions of sleeplessness, fatigue, irritability, etc., will go away after a few weeks. But when these symptoms go on for over a month, then this could be a sign that you are suffering from a trauma.

What are the Types of Drug Addiction and How Do You Recover from Them?

May 16th, 2016

Both physical as well as psychological addiction can be factors for someone with a drug problem.

Psychological addiction happens when the user becomes emotionally attached to a drug. When they are left without it, they will experience strong cravings, which can’t assuage any pains or provide physical pleasure.

The drug has become a way to deal often with feelings of discomfort such as anger, anxiety or a different emotion. When the drug isn’t used, the person has no way to deal with the feelings that rise up inside. Of course, the drug isn’t a real solution to these issues, but only is a temporary way to mask pain.

What are the Dangers of Sleep Apnea?

May 13th, 2016

People tend to ignore the disorder of sleep apnea thinking the snoring that is often associated with the condition is just an annoyance and will eventually go away.

The truth of the matter is that it is a condition that causes a person to stop breathing for seconds to minutes at a time. This deep down at its core is considered a sleep disorder and therefore requires serious attention.

The good news is that once identified, the use of a CPAP Machine has proven to be successful in helping millions of sleep apnea sufferers.

Is there New Hope for People Suffering from PTSD?

May 11th, 2016

Our experiences, actions, and the choices we make follow us through life.

Few people live their entire life without experiencing and feeling the emotions of sadness, trauma, doubt, aggression, shame, and hopelessness.

Yet, some people experience these feelings more regularly or they are more sensitive due to severe traumatic experiences. In these cases, they may suffer from “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.”

Victims of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder otherwise known as PTSD will typically feel isolated, uneasy, and sometimes aggressive toward themselves and others for no apparent reason.

Understanding PTSD and incorporating psychotherapeutic PTSD treatment is the first step to a full recovery and achieving wholeness again.

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