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I found the cure for my eating disorder in the most unexpected place: the gym

I found the cure for my eating disorder in the most unexpected place: the gym

The First Person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Do you have a story to tell? See our guidelines on tgam.ca/essayguide. Artwork by Marley Allen-Ash For some people, the gym is a refuge. Community. Exit. Movement. For others, the gym is a nightmare. Treadmills howl. Five more minutes. Increase the slope by one …

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Can children have seasonal affective disorder?  Here's what the experts say

Can children have seasonal affective disorder? Here’s what the experts say

Children can suffer from seasonal depression, experts say. (Photo: Getty) Many people aren’t exactly thrilled with the cold temperatures and freezing conditions that winter can bring, but some actually suffer from a condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Seasonal affective disorder affects approximately 5% of American adults, and up to 20% of adults may …

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A ketogenic diet is a high-fat, moderate-protein, and very low-carb (usually less than 20 grams per day for beginners) diet that has been around for over 100 years.

Do you feel SAD? How to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder With Sunshine, the Keto Diet, and Exercise

During the season of longer, darker nights and days that seem gray, many people report an increase in feelings of low mood or depression. People are spending more time indoors in artificial light and less time outdoors when temperatures drop. Late fall and winter are also correlated with multiple sugar and booze-filled holidays, starting with …

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Gregg Martin is a 36-year-old Army veteran, retired 2-star general, and bipolar survivor.  He lives in Cocoa Beach and his forthcoming book is called

General Martin shows that asking for help for bipolar disorder is a sign of strength

Gregg F. Martin, Major General, U.S. Army (Retired) Support local journalism. A digital subscription is incredibly affordable and makes you the most informed person around. Click here and subscribe today. This is the sixth and final installment in a six-part series written by retired 2-Star General Gregg Martin. Bipolar disorder can strike anyone, regardless of …

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What workplaces can do to help employees with seasonal affective disorder

What workplaces can do to help employees with seasonal affective disorder

Winter is part of Minnesota culture. Complaining – and joking – about cold, snow and wind chill factors is second nature. But for some people, the darkest days of winter bring a distinct onset of gloom. You might experience more anxiety, mood swings, and lethargy. Once known as the “winter blues,” what we now call …

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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center recognizes Seasonal Affective Disorder Awareness Month

Bethesda, Maryland (December 22, 2022) – December is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Awareness Month, also known as SAD, a mental health challenge with many faces as colder weather sets in, and Dr. Kalim A. Alcover-Pabon, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) clinical psychologist shares his expertise and advice with people with SAD. ​ “[SAD] …

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Can You Overcome OCD With Willpower?  An expert debunks common myths

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Can You Overcome OCD With Willpower? An expert debunks common myths

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD is a common disorder that affects approximately 2-3.3% of the world’s population. People who are affected feel a compulsive need to do certain activities and experience a pattern of unwanted thoughts or fears. If one tries to ignore these thoughts, one suffers from intense anxiety or panic which is relieved …

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Discovery of a new neurodevelopmental seizure disorder and its genetic cause

Discovery of a new neurodevelopmental seizure disorder and its genetic cause

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) encompass such widespread conditions as autism and epilepsy, with cognitive disorders alone affecting 1-3% of the world’s population. Developmental epileptic encephalopathies (DEE) are DNDs characterized by epilepsy and developmental delay or loss of developmental abilities. Although the prevalence of EEDs remains to be determined, studies estimate that monogenic …

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Discovery Behavioral Health Opens Eating Disorder Treatment Center in Milwaukee

Discovery Behavioral Health Opens Eating Disorder Treatment Center in Milwaukee

Center For Discovery provides outpatient and residential treatment ANGELS, December 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Discovery Behavioral Health, Inc., a growing network of evidence-based mental health, addiction and eating disorder treatment centers, has opened a new 48-bed facility in the heart of downtown Milwaukee. Located in a seven-story skyscraper, the facility will offer adult programming under …

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Discovery Behavioral Health ends 2022 with leading treatment center acquisitions and expansion in key markets, leadership appointments and the launch of DiscoveryMD

Discovery Behavioral Health Opens Eating Disorder Treatment Center in Milwaukee

Center For Discovery provides outpatient and residential treatment ANGELS, December 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Discovery Behavioral Health, Inc., a growing network of evidence-based mental health, addiction and eating disorder treatment centers, has opened a new 48-bed facility in the heart of downtown Milwaukee. Located in a seven-story skyscraper, the facility will offer adult programming under …

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