Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental health condition characterized by persistent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions) that a person feels the need to perform. While OCD is a serious condition that can significantly impact a person’s daily life, it is often misunderstood or misrepresented in popular media and culture. Many people may […]
Undealt depression or any other kind of mental ailment never brings forth any sort of positive consequences. It’s worth noting that the lack of discourse or the ignorance shown toward major red flags can ultimately make matters even worse. People tackling various kinds of mood disorders, personality disorders, and depressive disorders often report experiencing suicidal […]
Complex regional pain syndrome and stress disorders have a complicated relationship. Sometimes one can predicate the other, while other times, they’re the result of a singular condition. But, ultimately, those suffering just want relief. Both conditions are treatable by various methods.
If you’re having intense headaches that last for hours or days, it’s nearly impossible to do all the things you need to do. There are many causes attributed to migraines. But a simple place to start troubleshooting is with your magnesium levels. Magnesium, primarily found in fruits, vegetables, and other foods, is a key component […]
If you stay up-to-date on the trends in mental health treatment, you may have heard about ketamine infusion therapy. If you’re familiar with this anesthetic, you may be surprised to hear it touted as the biggest breakthrough in mental health treatment in decades. To learn more about this exciting new development, continue reading down below.
You know the feelings all too well: intense fear, a sense of impending doom, unavoidable worry of embarrassing yourself in public situations. But are these symptoms interfering in your daily life, or preventing you from doing things you want to do? How do you tell the difference between panic disorder and social anxiety?
When you’re struggling with depression, happiness can seem out of reach. Depression steals your energy and motivation, making it hard to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. You may feel like you’re stuck in a dark hole with no way out.
Living with severe mental illness or chronic pain is a glaring reality for many Americans. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. live with a diagnosable mental illness. On the other hand, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that approximately 20% of adults […]