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Mental Health

Find articles on stress, phobias and schizophrenia. This section offers information on a range of mental health issues.

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Modafinil: The Ultimate Wake-up Pill?

Learn about new drugs that can help fight fatigue. Will they really keep you alert and awake? Learn more sleep in this article.

What Happens When We Sleep?

Why do we sleep? What happens when we sleep? Learn more about sleep in this article.

ADHD: Keys To Proper Diagnosis

ADHD is a common, treatable disorder, but it's often associated with significant prejudice and unfair bias. How can we make certain that it is properly diagnosed?

ADHD Resources

If your child has been recently diagnosed with ADHD, you may be wondering what you can do to help treat it. Visit these web sites to learn more about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Alternative Treatments for ADHD

There are many alternative treatments for ADHD that lack scientific testing or evidence of their effectiveness. Nevertheless, they may benefit your child. Explore some of the lesser known, alternative treatments for ADHD.

12 Strategies to Help Parents of Kids With ADHD

It's important to realize that with proper education, structure, coaching and medication, the prognosis for kids with ADHD is good. Learn 12 strategies for helping kids with ADHD.

Secretin No More Effective Than Placebo in Treating Autism Symptoms

Recent studies show that secretin is no more effective than a placebo in treating autism symptoms. Learn what the latest scientific evidence shows about treating autism with secretin.

Poll: Americans Short on Sleep

How well do you know polycystic ovarian syndrome? Test your knowledge about polycystic ovarian syndrome with this quiz.

10 Tips for Better Sleep

Sleeping for many people is not an easy task. If you suffer from not being able to get to sleep quickly, then take a look at these steps that could possibly get you a good night's rest.

Sleep Schedule

Try this sleep schedule to help put yourself on the permanent path to a good night's rest.

As a Slumber Artist, I'm Pretty Much a Disaster

Sleeplessness is often due to bad habits. Follow journalist Vince Rause as he embarks on a month-long journey in search of a good night's sleep.

Types of Mental Health Therapy

Are looking for a therapy to treat an illness? Discover the many types of therapies there are for helping cure a disease in this article.

What is mental health?

Our bodily health is so frequently looked at that sometimes our mental health is neglected. Learn more about mental health and what you can do to keep it as healthy as your body.

What Is Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy causes sufferers to fall asleep unexpectedly. How does it work?

What Exactly Is Dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a learning disorder that makes reading difficult or nearly impossible for some. How does this condition affect the brain?

What exactly is dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a learning disorder that makes reading difficult or nearly impossible for some. How does this condition affect the brain?

What Is a 'Nervous Breakdown'?

"Nervous breakdown" can mean many things. We often hear this term when someone is under a great deal of stress. What exactly does it mean? Learn about this mental condition in this article.

What is a 'nervous breakdown'?

"Nervous breakdown" can mean many things. We often hear this term when someone is under a great deal of stress. What exactly does it mean? Learn about this mental condition in this article.

How Hearing Works

Ears are truly extraordinary organs and hearing is a fascinating process. Ears pick up all the sounds around you and then translate this information into a form your brain can understand.

Can nasal sprays be addictive?

Nasal decongestants help many of us get through the workday while we're sick. But why would they be addictive?

How does the sense of smell work?

What causes smell? When I walk into a bakery, I smell the bread. What actually has happened? Do objects give off pieces of matter? What has entered my nose to cause the sensation of smell?

What causes snoring and can anything be done about it?

Snoring is not only frustrating for others trying to sleep, but it can also signal heath problems or sleep apnea.

How Vision Works

Light is what drives life. It’s hard to imagine our world and life without it. The sensing of light by living things is almost universal. Find out all about the amazing inner workings of the human eye.

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