Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic, potentially debilitating disease that affects the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). It is thought to be an autoimmune disease affecting the protective coating of the nerve fibers.       Source: http://www.triangleneuropsychology.com/resources.html

Parkinson’s Day!

Parkinson’s Day!

This article is dedicated to Parkinson’s Day, which is April 11th. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative brain disorder. For most people, this disease progresses slowly, with symptoms taking years to develop. This is not a fatal condition. However, complications from the disease are serious; the CDC rates complications from PD as the 14th top [...]

“Learning how to fight my own brain… is by far the most difficult task…”

“Learning how to fight my own brain… is by far the most difficult task…”

Learning how to fight my own brain and reroute my own thoughts is by far the most difficult task anyone has ever asked me to complete.     But these thoughts, the ones that are not truly yours are poison in your soul and they will destroy you if you don’t overcome them.   But [...]

TED TALK: Mental Disorders as Brain Disorders

TED TALK: Mental Disorders as Brain Disorders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4m65sbqbhY     38,000 suicides in U.S. per year  3rd most common cause of death in 15-25 yrs. of age 2X as common as homocide 90% of suicides are related to MENTAL ILLNESS often, early in life... 1 in 5 people suffer from such a disorder in the course of their lifetime 50% onset by [...]