Women’s Health Week 2020, is taking place this week of May. While mental illness affects millions all over the world, women are three times more likely to be diagnosed with mental illness. While the reason for this is still vastly unknown, some ideas include possible trauma or hardship related to gender discrimination. Some of the mental illness issues that women are experiencing regularly are listed below.
Psychological disorders that are characterized by abnormal, unhealthy eating habits are considered eating disorders. In the United States, currently 20 million women and 10 million men are suffering from eating disorders. While this number is exceptionally high, this statistic only counts cases considered clinically significant, indicating there are likely many more undocumented cases. Neurofeedback works to improve brain function to help those struggling in recovery.
The BAUD (Bio Acoustical Utilization Device) is a small device that utilizes sound to enhance brain function by effectively stimulating neuroplasticity which produces lasting change to the brain and eliminates symptoms of both neurological and psychological issues. During a BAUD treatment session, the patient listens to specially designed sound frequencies that allow the brain to create new habits of brainwave activity, alleviating symptoms of anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, chronic pain, addiction, cravings, and more. Even some physical symptoms may be effectively eliminated because they actually initiate in the brain even though they may be felt in the body.
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by self imposed starvation and unhealthy, excessive weight loss. Anorexia is considered extremely dangerous, as it is a life-threatening disorder. Between 5%-20% of those struggling will die as a result of starvation, establishing it as one of the highest death rates related mental health conditions.