Autism Acceptance
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by Kyle Sen
8M ago
<Speaker >This week is recognized as World Autism Acceptance Week, from March 27 to April 2. <v Speaker 1>World Autism Acceptance Week coincides with Autism Acceptance Day on April 2. <v Speaker 1>And Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder, affects mental, behavioral and social development. <v Speaker 1>Autism is a developmental disability caused by differences in the brain. <v Speaker 1>People with ASD often have problems with social communication and interaction and restricted or repetitive behaviors or interests. <v Speaker 1>Children w ..read more
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Monkeypox: Know Facts to Play Your Roles & Responsibilities
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by Kyle Sen
1y ago
Article by: Dr. M Kashyap, PDF, Ph.D Disclaimer: “This blog has been prepared for general informational purposes only. They are not intended to and do not constitute any medical advice and do not contain any medical diagnoses, symptom assessments or medical opinions.” Introduction Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by the Monkeypox virus (MPXV), but less severe than, smallpox. This disease is typically transmitted from animals to humans. It causes mild and self-limiting flu-like symptoms such as fever, headache, swollen lymph nodes, and tiredness, followed by a rash and blisters on the skin w ..read more
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Breast Cancer
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by Kyle Sen
1y ago
“Every woman needs to know the facts. And the fact is when it comes to breast cancer, every woman is at risk.” –Debbie Wasserman Schultz Introduction to Breast Cancer An abnormal cell in the body divides uncontrollably, causing cancer. A mutation in a gene that regulates cell growth leads to cancer. As a result of the mutations, the cells divide and multiply uncontrollably. It is most common to find breast cancer in the cells that line milk ducts in the breast. The tissue surrounding your breast can be invaded and affected by breast cancer, just as other cancers can. In addition to causing t ..read more
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Alzheimer’s Disease: Prevention and Warning Signs
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by Kyle Sen
1y ago
What is Alzheimer’s? Alzheimer’s is classified as a degenerative brain disease that results in cell damage. These changes within the brain lead to symptoms of dementia that then worsen over time. Symptoms first include confusion, disorientation, behavioural changes, and eventually issues regarding eating, swallowing, speaking, as well as walking. Alzheimer’s mostly affects those over the age of 65. Who is at risk? Though the disease has been rampant for many years, scientists and doctors are still unaware of the direct causes. This is most likely because there is no single direct cause, but a ..read more
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Arthritis:A Life Changing Pain
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by Kyle Sen
1y ago
Arthritis: A Concern: Simpler term which describes Arthritis is the inflammation in the joints or also termed as “Joint Inflammation”. The cause, treatment and necessary concerns depends on the type of the Arthritis as it varies. Arthritis is commonly caused in the adult aged 65 years or more, whereas it can affect minors as well as young aged adults too. Arthritis is described as the medical condition which affects joints causing stiffness, pain and swelling which also develops inflammation surrounding the infected joint. This kind of the cause bothers the infected individual’s day to day rou ..read more
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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by Kyle Sen
1y ago
By Joelle Y. Jean, FNP-C When Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) comes to mind, you may immediately think of soldiers and veterans. But PTSD is one of the most common psychiatric disorders after a traumatizing event. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reports that about 6% of the population will experience PTSD at some point. As healthcare workers, patients or caregivers, many of us have or will experience PTSD. Do you think you’ve experienced PTSD? Sometimes we may not even know it. In this article, we will discuss what PTSD is, what are the signs and symptoms, treatment options and ..read more
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Schizophrenia: Causes, Early Signs and Symptoms, and Evidence-based Treatments
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by Kyle Sen
1y ago
By Joelle Y. Jean, FNP-C Schizophrenia is a long-term mental health illness that affects less than one percent of the U.S. population. It is a mental health condition that interferes with thoughts, feelings and perception. Schizophrenia also causes psychosis which can interfere with aspects of your personal, social, and occupational life. If you or a loved one is diagnosed with schizophrenia, it can be stressful. But an early diagnosis and treatment can lead to better health outcomes. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), with the combination of effective care options at least o ..read more
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3 Guaranteed Tips and Techniques to Destress When You’re Feeling Stressed
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by Kyle Sen
1y ago
By Joelle Y. Jean, FNP-C “I’m so stressed.” Does this sound familiar? Whether you’re delayed at the airport, or trying to juggle a work/life balance, stress can be found in all aspects of your life. The COVID-19 pandemic also added an increased layer of stress and emotional trauma.  Stress can especially affect caregivers caring for an ill loved one, or homecare healthcare workers. The American Psychological Association (APA) reports 32.9% of unpaid caregivers experience stress or behavioral health problems such as: Depression Anxiety Substance use At the height of the pandemic ..read more
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Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury
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by Kyle Sen
1y ago
Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury By Joelle Y. Jean, FNP A traumatic brain injury or TBI can happen to anyone at any time. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year in the United States,1.5 million children and adults experience a TBI. When a TBI occurs, it can be mild- lasting for a few days- or severe, leaving you with serious injury or death. About 5.3 million lives with a permanent injury to the brain. The best way to avoid a TBI is prevention. In this article, we will discuss the most common causes of TBIs, common types of TBIs, those at higher risk, s ..read more
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Back to School
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by Kyle Sen
1y ago
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