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…

Homocysteine and Depression: What You Need To Know

Ask your psychiatrist if Homocysteine could be contributing to your depression… What is HCY? Homocysteine (HCY) is an amino acid that is destructive to cell integrity and DNA, and is a risk factor for the development of vascular and neuropsychiatric pathologies. HCY has been linked to cardiovascular diseases, but when it passes the blood-brain barrier,…

Is Seasonal Depression Affecting You?

What To Do About The Holiday Blues? What are they and how do they affect us? Many factors can lead to what we describe as the holidays blues: headaches, insomnia or sleeping too much, excessive worrying, difficulties concentrating, decreased interest in things that are normally enjoyable. They are usually transitory but sometimes they can trigger…

ADHD Symptoms in Children

Does Your Child Have ADD OR ADHD? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder that affects behavior. A recent national study reported by the CDC found that 11% of school aged children are now being diagnosed with ADHD. Three main symptoms that define ADHD including inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. To have a diagnosis of…