Anxiety / Stress Neurology / Neuroscience

Can scientists learn to remove bad memories?

Traumatic memories can severely affect a person’s quality of life when they become intrusive thoughts that lead to anxiety and continue to cause distress. For this reason, scientists are now looking into ways of weakening such memories and lessening their impact. Is it possible to ‘treat’ traumatic memories? People who experience traumatic events may find […]

Anxiety / Stress Neurology / Neuroscience

What are speech disorders?

Speech is the process of producing specific sounds that convey meaning to the listener. A speech disorder refers to any condition that affects a person’s ability to produce sounds that create words. Speech is one of the main ways in which people communicate their thoughts, feelings, and ideas with others. The act of speaking requires […]

Anxiety / Stress Pain / Anesthetics

12 natural ways to relieve pain

Over-the-counter medicines such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen are effective pain relievers, but long-term use can cause side effects. Prescription medications may be addictive and have even more adverse effects. What are the best natural ways to relieve pain? People have used essential oils, herbs, and alternative therapies as natural pain relievers for hundreds of years. […]