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What Is the Meaning of Hypermetabolic?

An increased state of metabolism, hypermetabolism often occurs with injury or illness. Commonly found in cancer patients and those with eating disorders, a hypermetabolic state can have a detrimental affect on the afflicted individual.

Drug Addiction & Disease

A drug addict often evokes different reactions in people. These emotions include anger, disappointment, embarrassment and the need to isolate oneself from the addict. People wonder why the addict simply cannot stop using drugs. Drug addiction is more than a state; it is a disease that is not easy to

Finding Inner Peace - Is It Possible?

We all want inner peace. But how do we find inner peace in a world of chaos and stress? We all have it inside of us but how can we feel it again? How can we let our inner peace rule our lives instead of destructive emotions?

Is My Therapy Working?

It's easy to see when your friend needs to dial it down at a party. When your cousin's behavior is a little off. When things are off balance for someone else. But it's not so ...

How to Make a Conscious Decision to Quit Smoking

Thousands of people through out America stop smoking annually, but unfortunately over half return to the habit within months according to the American Public Health Association. Breaking the physical addiction is a small portion of the equation. Taking the right steps help you kick the habit and ne

Parents Can Teach Their ADHD Child Good Behavior by Changing Themselves

Have you tried nearly every form of discipline in an attempt to change your child's bad behaviors? If you answered yes, then you are probably frustrated and ready for a change. What if you could change your child's behavior by changing your behaviors? It is possible and what is even better

Differentiating Bipolar II Disorder From Borderline PD

While differentiating bipolar I disorder from borderline personality disorder is relatively straightforward, diagnosing bipolar II is more challenging. What clinical differences can help pin it down?

How Can I Get My Fiance to Understand My Depression?

Explaining depression can be tricky, especially when you are discussing it with a loved one who has not experienced it himself. It is important to get all the facts pertaining to your depression in order to properly explain it to your fiance. You may choose to have a third party present

Signs & Symptoms of Depression & Multiple Personality Disorder

Depression and Multiple Personality Disorder are two serious illnesses that often go hand-in-hand.thinking depressed image by Frenk_Danielle Kaufmann from Fotolia.comThe signs and symptoms of depression and multiple personality disorder are numerous and often mimic each other. In many...

Spark of Madness

Not many people can let themselves go like he does. He appears crazy to many and probably at certain times in his life has probably crossed that fine line between sanity and insanity.

Reasons Not to Drink Alcohol

Although the media and society often portray alcohol as the be-all and end-all of fun and excitement, drinking alcohol can also oftentimes lead to many problems, from health-related issues to social elements and beyond. Although alcohol can seem ubiquitous at parties and other events, many strong ca

Detox Center: Providing the Way to Recovery

There are many rehabilitation and treatment centers available for addicts today. Detox center is a treatment center where a person who is addicted to drugs or alcohol may seek professional help or interventions in fighting ...

ADD - ADHD: Working When You Don't Feel Like It

When you have ADD - ADHD, creating lists, setting deadlines, making schedules, and breaking down tasks into smaller steps is critical to your success. So, when you have these in place, it can seem absolutely maddening when it feels like you are still spinning your wheels on those days you just don&a

Mental Fitness - Our Brain Indicates Age

Treatment through designer drugs is still the aim and philosophy behind treatment of aging today. This is in spite of the many challenges and mysteries surrounding the subject of the human brain and consciousness and the failure of scientists to find answers.

Tai Chi Chuan - Unique Benefits

For many people, long-term practice and study of Tai Chi Chuan is the answer to previously insurmountable issues, such as poor balance, arthritis stiffness, stress management and even hormonal and blood-sugar issues. But is Tai Chi Chuan any better at alleviating these problems than walking, weight-