Insomnia

Insomnia refers to the condition of having difficulty in falling asleep or remaining asleep. Intensity and frequency may vary from one case to another, and can often be improved with the introduction of certain lifestyle changes. Symptoms The most straight-forward symptoms of insomnia are: difficulty falling asleep at night (delayed sleep onset) waking up intermittently…

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD – as it is commonly known, is a mental disorder that can affect an individual in numerous ways. For some, symptoms are very mild and have little effect on their daily lives. However, for others, dealing with their own thoughts and actions is an everyday battle than can have a…

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental condition that results from exposure to some sort of traumatic experience, and is believed to affect around eight out of every 100 people. Trauma (or a traumatic experience) is referred to as a deeply disturbing or distressing event that causes an overwhelming amount of stress to an individual….

Dementia

The term ‘dementia’ refers to the state of experiencing symptoms such as loss of memory, cognitive (problem solving) function, thinking and language due to damage in the brain. This state can be caused by several different diseases, Alzheimer’s being the most common of them. Being degenerative in nature, dementia is known to affect older people…