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Children born to fathers who were older than 45 are more likely to have autism, attention deficit disorder, bipolar disease and even schizophrenia.
Families serve as an integral part of the nurturing of mental health in people. This is precisely why depictions of how difficult life generally is for kids being raised without parents in foster homes are generally right on target. It is interesting to note that it appears to often be the natural yearning of parents to give the same type of nuturing support for their adult kids as when they were growing up, and for children to return this caring attitude. New research shows the attitudes of parents about supporting their grown children may in fact have an influence on their own mental health.
It is well known that antidepressants and other drugs which are prescribed by psychiatrists are often associated with a myriad of horrible side effects. Yet, these drugs remain the mainstay of treatment by psychiatrists for depression and other mental illnesses, in spite of growing evidence that natural approaches such as good nutrition, exercise, meditation, sunshine, fresh air, spending time with pets, listening to good music, spending time with family members and friends, and supportive counseling are often safe and effective interventions for the prevention and treatment of mental illness.
It’s always painful to lose a loved one, but for those who have lost a family member during childhood, the pain can last long into adult. Indeed, a new study published in the British Medical Journal says that there is a small, but significant risk of developing psychosis for children who have experienced the death of a close family member.
There are deep fears about the possibility of losing your mind as people age. Reports of the deteriorating cognitive health of many older people are always emerging. In order to lessen the chances of cognitive decline with aging there have been suggestions a healthy lifestyle and good nutrition may help. Recent research shows a potent nutritional supplement may just do the trick in helping to protect cognitive functioning in the elderly.
Drug abusers who have been enjoying synthetic cannabinoids have been placing their lives at risk. The addiction to illicit drugs due to the euphoria associated with these substances has lead to a search for alternatives when legal problems or supply problems stand in the way of the desire of users to get these drugs. Synthetic cannabinoids often show up in such instances. These synthetic substances are posing extreme health hazards for users.
Men forgetting things, like their wife’s birthday or wedding anniversary, has been the subject of countless jokes, but a new study reveals a possible explanation for why men tend to be more forgetful than their female counterparts, no matter how old they are.