HelpGuide’s Collaboration with Harvard2019-06-03T15:47:03+00:00

HelpGuide's Collaboration with Harvard

We are collaborating with Harvard Health Publishing, the consumer health publishing division of Harvard Medical School. The articles below have been adapted from Harvard Health Publishing.

Autism Behavior Problems

Some of your child's seemingly “crazy” behaviors can be your child sending you coded messages—and your job is to break the code so you can “read” the messages. Here's how.

Recognizing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease can be caught in the early stages—when the best treatments are available—by watching for these telltale warning signs.

Understanding Addiction

Addiction involves craving for something intensely, loss of control over its use, and continuing involvement with it despite adverse consequences.

Tips to Improve Your Sex Life

Your sexual well-being goes hand in hand with your overall mental, physical, and emotional health. These tips can help you to enjoy a more fulfilling sex life.

Benefits of Mindfulness

Mindfulness has been found to be a key element in stress reduction and overall happiness. But how does mindfulness work and what are the best techniques?

The Science of Sleep: Stages and Cycles

People progress through a series of distinct physiological stages during sleep. Learn how each stage serves an important purpose in keeping your brain and body healthy.

What’s Causing Your Memory Loss?

Your memory loss may have you worrying about Alzheimer's, but  more than 50 other conditions can cause or mimic the symptoms of dementia. Here are some of the most common.

Walking: An Easy Way to Get Fit

The next time you have a check-up, don’t be surprised if your doctor hands you a prescription to walk. Yes, this familiar activity is now being touted (along with other forms of regular physical activity) as “the closest thing we have to a wonder drug.”

Medical Causes of Sleep Problems

Ever thought there could be a medical cause for your sleep problems? These common conditions, medications, and health problems could be to blame.

Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients but there's a fine line between getting enough and getting too much (which can end up harming you).

How to Build an Exercise Plan

There is no single type of exercise that can take care of all your needs. Here's how to develop a balanced exercise plan—and get started safely.

Stress and Your Health

Heard that stress reduction techniques are ineffectual? Nothing could be further from the truth and now we have the science to prove it.

Opioid Addiction

Opioid addiction is taking a huge toll on everyday people. These tips can help you to cut down on your use—or to quit altogether.

When a Loved One is Terminally Ill

When a loved one's illness is terminal, it can be difficult to talk about death and plan for the end of life. But there are ways to make these conversations easier.

Saying Goodbye

Losing a loved one to a lingering terminal illness can change the grieving process. Here's what to expect when someone you love is terminally ill.