Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Still wonder why you should mindurbrain?

Over 1,000,000 million children have severe attachment disorders.

An estimated 2.7 million children and adolescents suffer from serious emotional or behavioral difficulties

Depression affects about 10 percent of Americans over the age of 18 each year.

Up to 40 Billion. The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that about 2.3 million American adults have Bipolar Disorder

A staggering 5 to 15 percent of Americans—14.5 to 43.5 million children and adults—have dyslexia.

Migraine is a disabling condition that affects some 30 million Americans.

One in three people experiences insomnia at some point in their life.

About 400,000 Americans have multiple sclerosis. Every week, an estimated 200 more are diagnosed.

OCD affects 3.3 million American adults and is equally common in men and women

Conservatively, an estimated 50 million Americans suffer from some persistent type of pain.

The cost of violence reached more than $158 billion in 2000, according to the U.S. Department of Justice

Phobia, a disabling type of anxiety disorder, affects more than 14 million adults in the United States.

Approximately 36 percent of the nation’s fourth graders cannot read at a basic level.

More than 5 million injured American men, women, and children are living with a TBI-related disability today.

Tourette's (TS) symptoms usually first appear in children between the ages of 7 and 10 years.

Schizophrenia affects about 2 million Americans. Annual costs total about $32.5 billion.

Some 5.2 million Americans 18 to 54 have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) every year.

About 20 million Americans live with the disorder, which often causes severe and crippling pain.

An estimated 1 million people are living with Parkinson’s in the United States.

Between 750,000 to 1 million people in the United States are addicted to heroin.

5.3 Million, 570 Billion. Alzheimer's disease eventually causes substantial memory loss and then death, with no known cure.