What Are Anxiety Attacks?

Many people have felt anxiety before whether it’s before a job interview, a big game, or maybe even a social setting.  In fact, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America about 18.1% of adults in the U.S. have an anxiety disorder. Many people who have a high amount of anxiety frequently suffer from anxiety attacks. An anxiety attack can be described as an … Continue reading What Are Anxiety Attacks?

Food Allergies

In 2004, the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act was passed to establish the top eight common food allergies among Americans: milk, eggs, peanuts/tree nuts, fish, shellfish, wheat, and soy. This act reported that almost 90% of allergies occur from one of the eight listed foods.  Milk According to the U.S Food and Drug Administration, cow’s milk allergy is most common among young children … Continue reading Food Allergies

Finding Joy in Helping Others

Julie Tyus is an occupational therapist who has always had the desire to help people. Ever since she could remember, Tyus has always stood in solidarity with those who have been mistreated or looked down upon because of their differences.  The inspiration also came from her experience of watching her mother help visually impaired children. Watching her mom work with different therapists and students helped … Continue reading Finding Joy in Helping Others