Aging and the Alzheimer’s brain: what we know in 2020

The best known and most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s dementia (commonly known as Alzheimer’s disease). It alone accounts for around 60% to 65% of dementia cases. The Alzheimer’s brain affects only the thin outer layer of grey matter, the cortex. Because it begins in a progressively old region of the cortex involved in […]

CBD Oil For Autism– A Compressive Guide

By Tina Richardson A growing number of studies highlight how CBD for autism may help treat symptoms associated with the developmental disorder, and cognitive impairment. As medical research continues to shed light on the medicinal benefits of the cannabis plant, one naturally-occurring compound, has drawn the attention of the public — namely cannabidiol (CBD), a […]

Panic attack

“Panic attack” was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for W3C, accessibility compliance.   Panic attacks are sudden periods of intense fear that may include palpitations, sweating, shaking, shortness of breath, numbness, or a feeling that something bad is going to happen.[1][2] The maximum degree of symptoms occurs within minutes.[2] Typically they last […]

CBD Oil for Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Fact and Fiction

CBD for Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative diseases is currently being examined by the medical community. There is no hard evidence showing that CBD or CBD products can stop, prevent or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s. However, CBD has been shown to be effective in treating some of the most common behavioral symptoms of the disease, such […]

Anthropophobia: The Fear of People

Anthropophobia is an often temporary social phobia that commonly affects adolescents. It is distinguished from misanthropy by its moral and philosophical side, which is not a phobia. It’s defined as a “fear of people” and is common among 13-18 year olds, for whom the slightest social contact can quickly seem insurmountable. The symptoms of anthropophobia […]