Change is an important part of living with heart disease or trying to prevent it. A jump in blood pressure or cholesterol earns you a lecture on healthy lifestyle changes. Heart attack and stroke survivors are often told to alter a lifetime of habits. Some people manage to overhaul their exercise pattern, diet, and unhealthy habits with ease.
#FocusRacialJustice: African Americans, Pay Attention to Your Mental Health
Celebrities Who Spoke Out About Their Mental Health Struggles
A mental disorder , also called a mental illness  or psychiatric disorder , is a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning. Many disorders have been described, with signs and symptoms that vary widely between specific disorders. The causes of mental disorders are often unclear. Theories may incorporate findings from a range of fields. Mental disorders are usually defined by a combination of how a person behaves, feels, perceives, or thinks.
35 celebrities who have opened up about their struggles with mental illness
Black lives matter. Black bodies matter. Black mental health matters. This latest string of rampant and wanton brutality against Black people flies in the face of these indisputable truths.
W hen the call came, my brother was at work in the open office in Cambridge, Mass. The phone number came up blocked, so he knew it must be the doctor. He stood up, unsteady on his feet. Was he a little nauseous? Or was that just adrenaline?