Bulimia

What is Bulimia?

What is Bulimia? Bulimia is a life-threatening eating disorder. It is when a person does uncontrollable binge eating and then take harmful s…

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Meningitis

What is Meningitis?

What is Meningitis? Meningitis is inflammation of the brain and spinal cord membranes, caused by an infection. It is life-threatening blood …

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Ovarian Cancer

What is Ovarian Cancer?

As described in an earlier article, cancer is a disease of abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to another body parts…

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What is Psychosis?

What is Psychosis? Psychosis is a severe mental disorder in which a person perceives their surroundings differently. People experiencing psy…

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Bipolar

What is Bipolar Disorder

What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood ranging from mania (high) to depression (low…

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Parkinson's dance couple

What is Parkinson’s Disease?

What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s disease is a progressive movement disorder which is chronic in nature. It is a nervous …

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Dementia

What is Dementia?

What is Dementia? Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere your daily life. It is…

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Progeria

What is Progeria?

Ageing is a pretty controlled process but in the case of progeria, it is neither controlled nor well-executed. Although it is a very rare ty…

Learning Disabilities

What are Learning Disabilities?

What is learning disability? Well, let me start it with a short story. Once, there was a boy who used to get punishments quite often by his …

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Apraxia

What is Apraxia?

Our brain is a very complex organ which has so many parts and portions, all having vital roles. One such portion is Posterior Parietal Corte…

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Anxiety

What is Anxiety Disorder?

You mistakenly kept your hand over a burning stove, in no time, your brain sent a signal to pull back your hand. Another case, you sense anx…

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Personality Disorder

What is Personality Disorder?

What is Personality Disorder? Personality Disorder is a mental disorder. It causes a rigid and unhealthy pattern of thinking. In many cases,…

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Louis Wain Schizophrenia

What is Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, or behaves. When it is active it causes hallucinations, …

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Anorexia

Anorexia – An eating disorder

What is Anorexia? Anorexia is an eating disorder that is characterized by low weight. An anorexic person consumes only limited quantity of f…

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We're here. Hey Depression, let's talk on the world health day

Depression, Let’s Talk.

Hey Depression, come let’s talk. Let’s talk face to face, you and I. Oh I’m sorry, I forgot. You don’t actually have…

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What is Bone Cancer?

Biology says every living organism is a form of well designed and structured cells. In the context of a human body, every part that healthil…

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Downs Syndrome Day

World Downs Syndrome Day

Internationally, 21st March is recognised as the world downs syndrome day and 2017 marks it’s 12th anniversary. It was recognized by m…

Facts to know about Depression

Depression is the most talked-about disorder. But is also the most misunderstood and misjudged disorder. Here we bring you four of many fact…

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stuttering

What is Stuttering?

“Everything seems normal till you start talking. The minute you start talking, you get stuck and you don’t know why. Right from …

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Leukemia

Four Main Types of Leukemia

There is a wide range of types of leukemia. However, the major division is between its acute and chronic forms. Both acute and chronic leuke…

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cancer types

5 most common cancer types

Cancer Types Cancer is a name given to a wide group of diseases. Mostly, the name of cancer type is related to the area it has developed in.…

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Depression

What is Depression ?

What is depression? Depression is one of the leading disorders today. It is a common but serious mood disorder. A person feels sad along wit…

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Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome

source: Childrens.com What is Asperger’s Syndrome? Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder. It is a mild form of autism.…

breast cancer

What is Breast Cancer?

Before moving to breast cancer, let us first get a brief description of cancer. Normal cells in the body follow a properly designed path of …

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Cancer cells

What is Cancer?

What cancer is not Most people think every tumor is a kind of cancer because most cancers form a lump called tumor. But it is important to u…

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Valentine's Disability

It’s a ‘Special’ Valentine’s!

It’s Valentine’s Day today and what better occasion to tell the world about the love stories of specially abled people? When we …

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What is Aphasia?

Everyone is aware of the fact that we belong to a very social race.  Even the most anti-social individual will have to communicate socially …

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Children with Dyspraxia

Academically helping children with dyspraxia

Children with Dyspraxia Most people who are diagnosed with dyspraxia are at a very young age. In fact, it is children with dyspraxia that fa…

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dyspraxia

What is Dyspraxia?

So far we’ve looked at common disorders which are fairly popular. So let’s look at one which is not so popularly known as the ot…

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Shakthi V at SMWi

Making of Shakthi V. – A Social Media Influencer

“I was born in 1972, apparently not a good phase for medical services in India. When I was of 3 and a half months, I got a normal fever. Eve…

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Challenges and struggles of having a disability

It is deeply important to be aware but at the same time, it becomes our duty to not only spread the awareness but try and contribute towards…

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Difference between a Disorder & a Disability

Do you know what the difference is between a disorder and a disability? For those of you who don’t, let us make it easier for you to u…

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Epileptic seizure

How we can help people having epileptic seizure

Each and every disorder has their own unique way of manifesting themselves. Well, Epilepsy is as unique as it gets. This is not a disorder t…

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Epilepsy Awareness

What are the issues epileptic people face

Knowing Epilepsy Epilepsy, also known as seizure disorder, is a very commonly known disorder. The individuals diagnosed with this disorder n…

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Understanding Epilepsy

What is Epilepsy?

Understanding Epilepsy In a sea of common disorder and disabilities, another popularly known disorder is Epilepsy. Individuals diagnosed wit…

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Child school of Autism in Hanoi

What is Autism?

We all strive to establish our uniqueness. We always try to stand out from the crowd but isolate people who are naturally different. For exa…

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Being Different is not a Curse

“It is a waste of time to be angry about my disability. One has to get on with life and I haven’t done badly. People won’t…

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