Posts Categorized: Health Tips

3 Connections Between Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse

A picture is building through continuing research that if someone has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and they abuse drugs and alcohol they are far more vulnerable to experience dysphoric mood states and likely to endure a worse course of illness than others. Another consequence of bipolar abuse and substance abuse is that this combination… Read more »

The 3 Stages of ALS: How Quickly Does It Progress?

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a progressive disease with symptoms that get worse over time. It affects a person’s nerves in the brain and spinal cord that control the muscles. As muscles get weaker, it gets harder for the person to eat, walk, talk, and breathe. Some people refer to this disease as Lou… Read more »

A Look at Digital Security in the Healthcare Industry

Cybersecurity is a growing industry that can be applied to almost any field that involves extensive use of computers. The health care industry is directly involved in the wellbeing and privacy of many people, and it should definitely be taken seriously, but alarmingly few people know what goes into keeping their important data safe and… Read more »

5 Tips for Managing Mental Health in 2020

COVID-19 has taken a huge toll not just on the world’s physical health but on our mental health too. Every day feels like the Sunday scaries as we are consumed by dread and uncertainty over the virus. Quarantine and social isolation has limited the amount of time we spend with friends and family. Shattered economies,… Read more »