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Boost Your Emotional Brain With Exercise!

Exercising 30 minutes three times per week for 12 weeks increased the memory center size 16%

Exercise is a boost to brain health!

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

 

The brain is truly a most amazing part of our body.  Ten billion neurons firing one thousand times per second, with signals rocketing down miles of neurons to 340 trillion connections.

Wow!

Do You Have Adult ADHD And Don't Know It? sticky icon

Adults With Inattention Often Don't Know It!

Trouble Focusing Includes Focusing On The Facts Of Not Focusing!

Fort Collins, CO Psychiatrist Reviews An Easy Self Test For Adult ADHD

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

Trouble with attention means trouble for adults...trouble keeping a job, trouble finding a new job...trouble managing time and money and relationships.

Modern life simply takes lots of attention.  There are so many details in our lives that are important and need attention.

Great Site To Teach Young Kids Phonics! All Free Stuff! sticky icon

Starfall is great!  Free Stuff To Help Kids Read!

by Harris Jensen, MD\

Editor, Good Day Journal

 

See Starfall.com for great help in teaching young kids to read.  It's all free!  Go tohttp://www.starfall.com/

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Chart Your Mood And Help Yourself And Your Doctor!

Bipolar Monthly Symptom Chart Makes It Easier!

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

 

The really hard thing about bipolar mood swings is there is sometimes no rhyme or reason to the vicious up and down swings of mood that can terrorize a person.

Depression Gets Better With Optimistic Thinking! sticky icon

Fort Collins, Colorado Psychiatrist Reviews New Cognitive Behavior Strategy

Optimism Works In Repeated Scientific Studies: For Depression, Anxiety, Improving Health and Improving Performance Of Athletes!

Walking Meditation Soothes The Soul! sticky icon

New Technique Taps Into The 2,000 Year Old Tradition Of Meditation

Temporal Lobe, Other Brain Areas Grow With This Physical Exercise For The Mind

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

Henry David Thoreau, that great nature lover and philosopher of the middle 1800's, championed that most American form of exercise: the nature walk.

He even wrote an essay about it entitled "Walking."

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One million people each year in the US

Are victims of mild traumatic brain injury--here's how to treat it!

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

It happens hundreds of times each day in this country.  A person is riding in a car, on a bike, on a skate board...and hits their head at 10 mph or faster.

The person is knocked out or briefly loses alertness, some would say, "I was knocked silly," and they feel "a little out of it" for several hours or several days, but they then get on with their life.

Or so they think.

Take This Quiz On The Impact Of ADHD On People's Lives! sticky icon

Fort Collins, CO Psychiatrist Dr. Harris Jensen

Writes About Amazing Facts On ADHD:

Test Your Knowledge With This Quiz!

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

 

The following is a quiz on interesting facts on ADHD, the much talked about but little known diagnosis...see how many you get right!

True or False!

Compared to people without ADHD, people WITH ADHD have:

1. Three times as many sexual partners

2. Ten times as many teenage pregnancies

3. Four times more sexually transmitted diseases

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ADHD Costs Patients Dearly In Lost Money, Relationships, Jobs

Treat Adult ADHD To Avoid Costly Consequences

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

ADHD was vitually unknown thirty years ago.  Now it is a household word.  Still only one third of children and 11 percent of adults actually get treated for it.

In adults, attention deficit disorder shows up with different problems than those experienced in children.  In adults, ADHD creates problems multitasking on the many tasks of daily life:

paying bills

cleaning house

Are You Using A Quack Remedy? sticky icon

Are You Paying For A Placebo?

"Natural" and "Holistic" Remedies Are Often Costly Quack Medicine!

Check Out How Legitimate Your Remedy Is At These Sites On The Internet

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

About once per week one of my patients announces they are paying alot of money for some natural or holistic cure that came with some big promise...and a small or large price tag.