Category: W4 Reflection

Chronic Pain

Pain is a person’s subjective perception of an unpleasant feeling that manifests itself in a neurological response. Chronic pain is this unpleasant feeling on a regular basis, eventually making it a part of your everyday routine. Patients who suffer from…

Fibromyalgia

I chose the illness fibromyalgia because I have never learned about this condition before in detail and the blog “Fibromyalgia + The Type “A” personality” caught my interest right away. I also work in a Physical Therapy clinic, and plan…

Post-Partum Depression in Men

Postpartum depression is a depression that occurs in the parents after the birth of a newborn baby. It is commonly associated with women, but this blog was interesting because it shined the light on the topic of men with postpartum…

Depression

  Depression is a very difficult condition that has many factors external and internal that can trigger episodes. A persons surrounding’s can play a role in their mental health.  As many Norwegian studies have shown, a lack of sunlight affects…

Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Leg Syndrome is an illness in which the individual feels the need to move and walk around. As described in a clip in the first lecture this week, the woman feels some kind of “electricity” running through her legs…

Fibromyalgia

What can be said about this medical condition called fibromyalgia? If you were to ask me this question before the week’s video/reading materials, I wouldn’t have been able to say much of anything about it except what I have heard…

Chronic Pain

Pain, is a physical suffering from illness or injury. This this is the neurological response the brain has to discomfort and injury, it’s your body’s way of telling you to take care and stop what you’re doing. You break your…

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that includes manic and depressive phases.  The depressive state can make people feel tired, depressed, and isolated, while manic states can make people paranoid, cause delusions, hallucinations, and emotional outbreaks.  People with this disorder…

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, causes abnormal changes in mood generally recognized as periods of mania and depression.  These periods of mania and depression can range anywhere from mild to severe.  Bipolar disorder can have a negative impact…

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder also known as manic-depression is an illness which deals which extreme emotions and sometimes delusions, hysteria, and productivity. These two states can be present at the same time or in alternating points. In the video I watched, Jay…