Best Doctors Who Treat Depression

September 14, 2017 Depression, Mental Health Comments Off on Best Doctors Who Treat Depression

The factors that cause depression are different, and most of them are poorly understood. The drugs taken to treat each case are also diverse, so matching a specific medication with a patient is not always a clear-cut decision. Co-existing medical conditions, individual signs, tolerance to possible adverse reactions and meds taken in the past are […]

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Can Depression Disappear over Time?

September 13, 2017 Depression, Mental Health Comments Off on Can Depression Disappear over Time?

Many people who suffer from depression believe that it is a temporary condition that will eventually end. Although time can really help us get rid of many problems, depression does not belong to them. What Is Major Depressive Disorder? Major depressive disorder is a chronic health problem that can occur and disappear for many times […]

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5 Common Types of Depression

September 11, 2017 Depression, Mental Health Comments Off on 5 Common Types of Depression

Depression is considered to be the most commonly met psychological disorder in the world which received lots of attention. It’s no secret that millions of people in the US are treated with a variety of antidepressants including Prozac, and every person knows somebody who feels depressed, whether it is a member of their family or […]

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Seasonal Affective Disorder and Its Symptoms

September 10, 2017 Depression, Mental Health, Seasonal Affective Disorder Comments Off on Seasonal Affective Disorder and Its Symptoms

Daylight is the dimmest and shortest in the northern Hemisphere at the winter solstice. The worst part is that the next several months will also be dark, though daylight starts increasing gradually. This natural phenomenon is quite clear for those people who need to wake up before the sunrise and leave their work after the […]

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Eating Disorders and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

September 9, 2017 Eating Disorders, Mental Health Comments Off on Eating Disorders and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive-behavioral therapy approach is based on the idea that sufferers can learn to recognize all kinds of negative or eating disorder thoughts and work to deal with them and replace them with more positive and rational ones. The main idea is that as negative thoughts are managed and replaced, disordered behaviors and negative emotions also […]

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How Expert Dietitians Help People with Different Eating Disorders

August 31, 2017 Eating Disorders, Mental Health Comments Off on How Expert Dietitians Help People with Different Eating Disorders

It’s important to see dieticians who specialize and have enough experience in treating all kinds of eating disorders. They also need to be willing to work with other doctors, and you should choose a good fit for you. All dietitians are professionals who specialize in healthy nutrition. Typically, they hold either a Master’s or Bachelor’s […]

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Important Role of Food Variety to Treat Eating Disorders

August 30, 2017 Eating Disorders, Mental Health Comments Off on Important Role of Food Variety to Treat Eating Disorders

There are many people who have different eating disorders nowadays. Their diagnoses may vary: • Anorexia nervosa; • Binge eating disorder; • Bulimia nervosa or others. The main goal of doctors is increasing the range of foods that their patients eat. Medical research and clinical experience support achieving this goal. Basic Reasons to Encourage Eating […]

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OCD and Eating Disorders

August 29, 2017 Cognitive-Obsessive Disorder, Eating Disorders, Mental Health Comments Off on OCD and Eating Disorders

When people have such dangerous eating disorders as bulimia, anorexia and binge-eating disorder, they’re often accompanied with mental health issues, including: • Post-traumatic stress; • General anxiety; • Depression; • Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD. According to many studies, most patients who have eating disorders also suffer from anxiety and other mental problems, and OCD is […]

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What Is Dementia and How Does It Differ from Alzheimer’s?

August 27, 2017 Dementia, Mental Health Comments Off on What Is Dementia and How Does It Differ from Alzheimer’s?

It’s a broad or umbrella term because it refers to the process of deteriorating brain functioning. Dementia may include impaired thinking processes, memory, reasoning, communication, judgment and behavior.   Differences between Dementia and Alzheimer’s The main difference is that dementia is a broad term, while Alzheimer’s is a specific disease, which is the most widespread […]

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How to Deal with Anxiety Caused by the Use of Antidepressants

August 22, 2017 Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health Comments Off on How to Deal with Anxiety Caused by the Use of Antidepressants

Almost any kind of antidepressants may cause anxiety, particularly in the initial stage of treatment. This can be related to the effects of a hormone called serotonin. Low serotonin is believed to play a key role in triggering anxiety and depression. Moreover, the change of serotonin levels at the beginning of treatment can make some […]

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