Is Narcolepsy an Autoimmune Disorder?

Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder that affects your sleep-wake cycle. We still don’t know what causes the condition. But most people with type 1 narcolepsy — the kind with sudden muscle weakness, or cataplexy — have little to no orexin. Also called hypocretin, that’s a brain chemical that controls wakefulness. Now there’s growing evidence an… Continue reading Is Narcolepsy an Autoimmune Disorder?

‘Jeopardy!’ Apologizes After ‘Grinch’ Clue for Medical Disorder

June 23, 2021 The game show “Jeopardy!” apologized after an offensive and outdated clue for a cardiac condition hit a nerve on social media. According to Yahoo Entertainment, host Savannah Guthrie, provided this clue on Monday: “Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome is also known as Grinch syndrome because this organ is too small.”… Continue reading ‘Jeopardy!’ Apologizes After ‘Grinch’ Clue for Medical Disorder

Clues to Rare Disorder Affecting Kids With COVID-19

TUESDAY, May 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — New insight into a rare and dangerous disorder that can occur in kids with COVID-19 could improve treatment of the condition, researchers say. Many children infected with SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) go undiagnosed or have no symptoms, but about one in 1,000 develop a… Continue reading Clues to Rare Disorder Affecting Kids With COVID-19

DIET FOR ACID REFLUX DISORDER -5 BEST & 5 WORST Foods for Acidity

5 BEST & 5 WORST Foods for Acidity Acid reflux occurs when the sphincter muscle at the lower end of your esophagus relaxes at the wrong time, allowing … source

How to Handle a Relationship With Someone Who Has Borderline Personality Disorder

People who live with borderline personality disorder (BPD) have a hard time regulating their emotions, which can be very intense, and handling stress. This can lead them to lash out at the people in their lives. As a result, they often have turbulent relationships that are as hard for the other people in them as… Continue reading How to Handle a Relationship With Someone Who Has Borderline Personality Disorder

Agoraphobia: Has COVID fueled this anxiety disorder?

The past year has been hard on most of us. Who hasn’t felt anxious? Who hasn’t wanted to retreat from the world at times? Staying home when possible as COVID-19 rates climbed felt safer — and in many places was required by lockdown rules. Yet, could growing accustomed to feeling less safe in public spaces… Continue reading Agoraphobia: Has COVID fueled this anxiety disorder?