More and more research is being conducted that analyzes the effects of childhood trauma on adult health. Childhood trauma is defined as a life event that threatens the safety of the child or their caregivers. It can either be acute or chronic in nature. Typical symptoms from a traumatic event include reduced ability to concentrate, trouble sleeping, withdrawal, anger, and some severe psychiatric conditions like PTSD, depression, and anxiety. Recent studies are also beginning to show that children take away other long-lasting mental effects from these situations as well, such as migraine symptoms that can develop in adulthood.
17 million people live with cerebral palsy worldwide and another 350 million are closely connected with someone who does. March is a whole month dedicated to spreading awareness about cerebral palsy. In an effort to help everyone learn about this condition, let’s spend some time going over the basics. First things first, there are nine … Read more