How to Recognize ADHD in Girls

Experts have noted that ADHD can look different in girls.[1] This can make it difficult for a girl with ADHD to get diagnosed, and can result in her going without the support she needs. Recognizing how ADHD presents in girls is important for diagnosis and receiving support. This article is primarily aimed at recognizing ADHD(…)


How to Recognize Fear in Dogs

Many dogs experience fear, and sometimes it can be hard to tell what’s causing a dog to feel afraid. Fortunately, it is easy to recognize fear in dogs by looking closely at their body language and behavior. You also can help your own dog cope with fear by observing it, learning its triggers, and avoiding(…)


How to Recognize Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a condition arising from insufficient thyroid hormone production, affecting 4.6% of those over age 12 in the U.S.[1] Hypothyroidism can result from iodine insufficiency (especially in developing countries), exposure to radioactive iodine-131, autoimmune destruction of the thyroid gland (known as Hashimoto’s disease), or absence of the thyroid gland altogether (e.g. from surgical removal(…)