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Depression and Major Depressive Disorder

Depression and Major Depressive Disorder

You have probably heard the term “depression” before. Maybe you associate depression with sadness, or just feeling generally down or blue. While that is definitely part of it, it is certainly not the whole picture. Depression can manifest in different ways and each person may experience depression differently. For instance, for some it may come …

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Fragile X Syndrome Awareness Month

Fragile X Syndrome Awareness Month

Fragile X Syndrome is a complex disorder. In observance of Fragile X Awareness Month, we wanted to spread some information about the syndrome to create a better understanding for those unaffected and increase awareness. Fragile X Syndrome occurs when a full mutation of the gene FMR1 is present. This causes different symptoms for all those …

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The Importance of Self-Care

The Importance of Self-Care

It is no surprise that life can get busy and overwhelming at times. That is why practicing self-care is incredibly important, especially when faced with challenges, but even just everyday life. In the midst of busy schedules, the need to make time for ourselves is very important in today’s society. It can be so easy …

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Tourette’s Syndrome: What is it? Signs and Symptoms

Tourette’s Syndrome: What is it? Signs and Symptoms

Tourette’s Syndrome can be a frustrating condition for those diagnosed. It starts in childhood around 5-7 years old and causes involuntary motor movements and/or verbal sounds (tics) that can significantly interfere with one’s daily life. Tourette’s looks different for everyone who has it. Some signs and symptoms of Tourette’s include, but are not limited to: …

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, we want to shed some light on how mental health concerns affect so many of us every single day. This is nothing new; in fact, the number of people affected has only risen over the years. While these concerns were prevalent well before the Coronavirus pandemic, there is …

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