Tourette syndrome

Have you seen people doing weird actions repeatedly? These people might suffering from a mental illness called Tourette syndrome. We can't deny the fact that we also have our own mannerisms but we can control it if we want to. Tourette syndrom is different from a normal mannerism, it is an inherited neuropsychiatric disorder that causes a person to make repeated and uncontrolled  rapid movements and sounds called tics.

Tourette syndrome (simply called Tourette's or TS) is named after a French Physician and neurologist, Georges Gilles de la Tourette, who first describe this disorder in 1885.

Tourette syndrome is passed down through families, although the exact causes is still unknown. A person with Tourette's has about a 50% chance of passing the genes to of his/her children, a condition of variable expression and incomplete penetrace. Between 1 and 10 children per 1,000 have TS; as many as 10 per 1,000 people may have tic disorders, with the more common tics of eye blinking,…

Bulimia Nervosa

I want that Body - Bulimia nervosa

Will you do anything in order to achieve the body you want? Nowadays, women becomes so conscious with their body. Well, you can't blame them for that, some people are so cruel when it comes to physical appearance.  This kind of situation is popular among women especially when they are aiming for a slim body like the celebrity they idolized.
Bulimia Nervosa is a psychological eating disorder in which a person binges and purges. It is characterized by continuous eating and then followed by getting rid of the food by laxatives or self-induced vomiting. A person with bulimia is perfectly normal, yet they are tend to be high achievers. It begins with dissatisfaction of the person's body and extreme concern with weight and body size. A person suffering from bulimia has a very low self-esteem, she takes his situation seriously. It usually begins during adolescent period and it mostly occur in women. Studies shown that more than 2/3 of all young girls start to monitor their own weight …

Dealing with Panic Attacks

Panic Attack

Can't get rid of your terror and all of a sudden you'll just panic. Panic is a sudden, overpowering terror which greatly affects a certain individual. Panic attack is not normal, it's one of the serious health problem in the U.S. It occur at random individual which exposed to various events that may lead to a panic attack.

Panic attack symptoms: (

Palpitations, or accelerated heart rate Sweating Trembling or shaking Sensations of shortness of breath or smothering Feeling of choking Chest pain or discomfort Nausea or abdominal distress Feeling dizzy, unsteady, lightheaded, or faint Derealization (feelings of unreality) or depersonalization (being detached from oneself) Fear of losing control or going insane Fear of dying Paresthesias (numbness or tingling sensations) Chills or hot flashes Weaknees in the knees Confusion Blank mind Sensing time going by very slowly Feeling the need to escape

Panic attacks can be treated with cognitive behavioral therapy, medication or both. 

Distorted Minds

"For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity." 
A wonderful quote from Jean Dubuffet.

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