Same Sadness, So Why Different Types Of Depression?

If It’s The Same Sadness, Why Are There Different Types Of Depression? And How Does This Affect Your Treatment? It Is The Same Illness, So Why Different Medications? I’m sure that some of you wonder that after seeing your psychiatrist that you received a different medication than your friend, coworker, or even family member. You…

Tips For A Good Nights Sleep

Are You Getting A Good Nights Sleep? According to a study published by the Institute of Medicine, an estimated 50-70 million adults in the United States have a sleep or wakefulness disorder. Do you or your partner snore? If so, you should note that snoring is a major indicator of obstructive sleep apnea; however, not…

Fairy Tales And Kids

The Importance of Fairy Tales and Folk Stories in Fostering An Emotionally Healthy Child A subject of interest for me is the role of fairytales and folk stories in bringing out and nourishing children’s spirituality. There are many reasons why I think fairy tales are good for kids development. This article outlines just a few….

Don’t Make it Permanent, Make it Temporary

Depression, feeling low, and lack of confidence: these are few synonyms that hit a person very hard in guts at one or the other point of life. Everybody has one or the other problem in life. Depression is the root of mental health disorder. Depression is fatal as it could also lead to suicide or…

Can Antioxidants Help Treat Depression and Anxiety?

Antioxidants Depression and Anxiety When it comes to stress-induced psychiatric disorders, anxiety and depression are the most common. I see this often in my practice. We know that stressful life events can produce a state of vulnerability to depression and anxiety in some people. The mechanisms that contribute to vulnerability of mental illness is an…

Is your child categorized in 1 of these 3? By Mid Town TMS center

Children are god’s best creation on Earth and we should take utmost care of them. Children are humans who are carefree and teach us to be like them. They are innocent and most pure-hearted bag full of cuteness. Thus, they are likely to be a victim of ADHD or ADD. ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity…

An Alternative, Proven Non-drug Treatment for Depression Is Available

An Alternative, Proven Non-drug Treatment for Depression Is Available If you suffer from depression, you are not alone. The National Institute of Mental Health(NIMH) estimates that in the United States alone, 16 million adults had at least one major depressive episode in 2012. That equals almost 7 percent of the United States population. Worldwide, according…

How to Cope with Depression

When I see depression stricken patients, I rarely identify only one victim of the process, most of the time one’s depression makes its world fold down like a playing cards castle. Most often then not, the victims include the spouse, the immediate family and everybody else my patients interact with. It’s pretty much all included….

Can Exercise Help Depression?

Physical Activity and Lifestyle Changes as Adjunctive Treatment for Mental Illness When it comes to helping people cope with depression, the most commonly recommended treatments for most are usually either therapy alone, or counseling combined with prescription medications. These forms of treatment are often effective in helping people to manage the symptoms. Research on Depression:…

Alternative Medicine For Depression: Beware of False Advertising

Can You Beat Depression Without Medication? I am always unpleasantly surprised when I listen to some of the advertising done by some clinics on radio shows claiming that they can treat depression without medication. The Real Definition of Depression I cannot stop but wonder if they are confused about what the word ‘depression’ means for…

How Do Stress, Emotion, and Diet Affect the Gut?

Stress, Emotion, Diet and the Gut The Gut – Brain Connection It has becoming more accepted in the psychiatric literature as well as in the functional medicine that there is a bidirectional connection between the brain (central nervous system) and the gut (the gastrointestinal tract) through endocrine pathways. Stress Affects The Gut Stressors of various…

Depression and Inflammation: What You Need To Know

Ask your psychiatrist if inflammation could be contributing to your depression… In the last few years there has been an increased interest in the link between depression and inflammation. More and more research has been done to understand depression better and find other ways to combat it besides using antidepressant medications. Depression is the most…