Monthly Archives: July 2024

What to Know About Taking Ketamine

What to know about taking Ketamine

Every day, ketamine is used in emergency rooms around the world to sedate patients for surgery. This drug is generally well-tolerated and isn’t habit-forming, making it an effective option for managing pain in combat situations or during surgical operations. More recently, researchers have found that ketamine, administered either intravenously or in nasal spray form, can […]

What Is “Scopophobia” and Its Link to Anxiety?

What Is "Scopophobia" and Its Link to Anxiety?

Most people feel uncomfortable when someone stares at them. Sometimes, this discomfort can escalate into anxiety, especially if you’re in a situation where you’re the center of attention. For people with scopophobia—the excessive fear of being stared at—someone watching them can be debilitating. Rather than “just” being stared at, scopophobia can feel as though the […]

What to Know About Taking Adderall

What to know about taking adderall

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is among the most common behavioral disorders found and diagnosed in children, affecting those diagnosed for their entire lives. In fact, between 2020 and 2022, 11.3 percent of children between the ages of 5 and 17 had an ADHD diagnosis, the CDC reported. Though there are several treatments available for ADHD, one […]

What Is High-Functioning ADHD?

What Is High-Functioning ADHD?

Endless TV and movie streaming options, social media sites designed to hold our attention and the incessant “ding!” of phone notifications — it’s no wonder most of us are more distracted than ever. However, for individuals with high-functioning attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, paying attention and staying focused can be an even more difficult task. High-functioning […]