PTSD is not just for veterans, it’s a trauma disorder that affects millions

by Yvonne Taunton Research shows that individuals who suffer with post-traumatic stress disorder, better known as PTSD, have experienced severe trauma at some point in their lives. The trauma could come in the form of sexual assault, a natural disaster, a car accident or anything that would prompt someone to have a harrowing reaction. However, manyContinue reading “PTSD is not just for veterans, it’s a trauma disorder that affects millions”

What If We’re Not Just Friends?

Bestie, I’m afraid to ask you this… by Kaitlyn Wylde and Bustle Editors You text each other all the time. You’re always down to watch the same show. One minute you’re dishing with your BFF about spin class and your love of frozen yogurt, the next minute you’re wondering if your pal is about to lean across theContinue reading “What If We’re Not Just Friends?”

How Many Side Dishes Should You Have for Thanksgiving?

by Joyce Marrero When it comes to side dishes, more is not always better. In fact, when it comes to Thanksgiving, you should aim for three to five side dishes. This may seem like a small number, but remember that the turkey is the star of the show. You don’t want your sides to overshadow it.Continue reading “How Many Side Dishes Should You Have for Thanksgiving?”

Do Men Lose Weight Faster Than Women?

By Bob Barnett The Rumor: Men lose weight more quickly than women Many people believe that when it comes to weight loss, men have an advantage. Anecdotal stories of ladies sweating and struggling to lose a pound or two compare to tales of men cutting back on the junk, hitting the gym and watching the weight dropContinue reading “Do Men Lose Weight Faster Than Women?”

The No BS Guide to Eliminating Stress

These DIY strategies will help you regain your calm You know the feeling. Your ears grow hot. Your heart beats against your brain. All saliva evaporates from your mouth. You can’t focus. You can’t swallow. That’s your body on stress. Big concerns like debt or a family emergency can up the pressure. But so canContinue reading “The No BS Guide to Eliminating Stress”

The History of the Running Shoe

Just over fifty years ago when Britain’s Roger Bannister ran the first ever sub-4-minute mile, he did it in a pair of running spikes that looked like someone had hammered nails through a pair of Oxfords. Today, running shoe technology has become big business as brands search for new ways to give runners a comfy rideContinue reading “The History of the Running Shoe”

Understanding Bipolar Disorder — Treatment

Written by WebMD Editorial Contributors Bipolar disorder is treated with three main classes of medication: mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, and, while their safety and effectiveness for the condition are sometimes controversial, antidepressants. Typically, treatment entails a combination of at least one mood-stabilizing drug and/or atypical antipsychotic, plus psychotherapy. The most widely used drugs for the treatment of bipolar disorder include lithium carbonate and valproicContinue reading “Understanding Bipolar Disorder — Treatment”