Content tagged with: symptoms

Winter Blues or Something More?

That blah feeling. Tiredness. Irritability. The desire to eat every carb in sight and soothe yourself with comfort food. Most of us have been there, but if these feelings are prolonged and take place in fall and/or winter, it could be something larger than just the winter or holiday blues – it could be seasonal… Read more »

Managing Asthma in the School Environment

This online course was developed by NEA Healthy Futures (as NEA HIN) and the Merck Childhood Asthma Network (MCAN) as part of NEA’s Online Academy. This free, 1.5 hour course will educate NEA members about asthma so that they can help students better manage their asthma while at school. The course addresses the causes, signs… Read more »

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

What is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious disorder that affects some people who have witnessed or experienced a terrifying situation or event such as war, assault, or disasters. While it is completely natural to experience fear during a dangerous situation, those diagnosed with PTSD experience debilitating levels of stress, fear, and anxiety… Read more »

Diabetes

For the past several years, news of the diabetes epidemic in United States has been everywhere ― TV, newspapers, radio, social media ― and rightfully so. The statistics on the prevalence of the largely-preventable Type 2 diabetes are truly alarming. But while we know about its growth and that diabetes is serious, many people may… Read more »