Neurocore Brain Performance Centers is a business that was founded in 2004 and now has eight centers open in Michigan and Florida, that work to help those suffering from mental illness. They use brain data, symptoms, and behavior to make personalized brain training treatments to help both children and adults overcome and manage ADHD, Anxiety, Autism, Migraines, Sleep trouble, Stress, and Depression.
They also help to inform others of these serious medical conditions through their blog. Such as their blog post; 8 Facts that may change the way you look at depression.
This blog article states that 6.7 percent of the U.S. are affected by depression every single year. That is 16 million children and adults every year, and many of those people do not get the help they need for one reason or another, even though depression is very treatable. Follow Neurocore on twitter.com.
Neurocores 8 facts are…
1) Depression may develop without outside factors.
Even though people who have been through stressful events are prone to depression, there is not an event or action that caused it. There is never a single cause for it.
2) There are several different types of depression.
The diagnosis of depression is just a category, there are different types such as postpartum depression and seasonal Affective disorder.
3) Signs and symptoms are not always obvious.
Symptoms of depression are different from person to person, or any at all. High functioning depression has no outside signs of depression, it is all on the inside.
4) Depression also presents itself physically.
Depression can also cause headaches, stomach problems, shortness of breath and way more physical problems inside the body.
5) Suicide is the second leading cause of death in the United States.
Every 12.3 minutes someone commits suicide in the Unites States. In 2014 alone there were 42,773 suicides and 250,000 suicide attempts.
6) Depression is the leading cause of disability.
An estimated $80,000,000,000 is spent a year on depression in America.
7) Depression research needs more funding.
Depression receives 1 out of 100 times the funding as cancer research.
8) Depression can always be treated, no matter how severe.