How to Spot the Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health disorder that affects the way someone feels about themselves and the people in their lives. As many as 4 million Americans have been diagnosed with the disorder, and 75 percent of the people diagnosed are women. Proper diagnosis and treatment are critical since BPD can be very dangerous when left untreated. Roughly 70 percent of people diagnosed with the disorder will make at least one suicide attempt in their lifetime and 10 percent will complete the attempt.

4 Tips for a Healthy Back

There are many causes of back pain, but the most common are muscle strain/spasm and herniated (bulging) discs. Here are some tips to keep your back healthy.

Photo of a couple getting a breast cancer diagnosis

What Happens After Your Breast Cancer Diagnosis?

The conversation you have with your doctor to learn about your abnormal mammogram results can be one of the toughest of your life. However, an abnormal mammogram result does not necessarily mean you have breast cancer. And if you do have breast cancer, it’s by no means a death sentence.

The Five Best Diets for Your Health

Separating fact from fiction can be difficult when making changes to your diet. There is research to back up the benefits of some diets, but most don’t do what they claim. Choose the wrong one and, in the best-case scenario, you may be wasting your effort, time, and money; in the worst case, you may be doing harm to your health.

Not Feeling Well? Your Thyroid May Be to Blame

Many people with thyroid disorders suffer needlessly because many of the symptoms seem like something else – stress, fatigue, another illness, or the normal aches and pains of aging. However, with thyroid disorders approaching epidemic proportions, knowing what to look out for can help you identify a problem and get the help that will safeguard your health.

Teens Love Instagram, But Is It Good for Their Mental Health?

76 percent of teens aged 13-17 have an Instagram account. While it’s a great way for them to connect and share with friends, it also may be a danger for their mental health. New research suggests that Instagram, more than any other social media – increases their chances for developing anxiety and depression.

Tips for Fueling your Workout

We all know that eating a balanced diet and exercising are important aspects of a healthy lifestyle. Knowing how, what and when to eat can help you get more out of your exercise routine and allow you to feel better doing it.