Genetics is one factor that puts you at risk of developing an anxiety disorder, but it’s not the only one. Learn more about the link between anxiety and genetics and the other factors that increase your risk.
Your self-esteem influences every aspect of your life, from your career to your personal relationships. Boosting your self-esteem can help you live a happier and healthier life. Learn more about self-esteem and how to improve it.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a significant mental illness that can take over your life. But with help, you can retake control. Read on to learn some strategies to help you cope with your OCD.
Many women experience a roller coaster of emotions after giving birth — happy one minute, crying the next. That is normal and referred to as the baby blues. Postpartum depression, however, needs treatment. Find out how to tell the difference.
It’s normal to feel anxious or sad occasionally. But when these feelings take over how you live your life, it’s time to get help. Click here to see if you need professional help for your anxiety and depression.
Did you know that schizophrenia is treatable? In fact, most people with schizophrenia get better over time, especially when they get the right care. Click here to learn how you can live a functional life with schizophrenia.
Despite what many believe, you can’t have a little OCD. Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is more than just fear of germs; it’s a mental health condition that takes over your life. Click here to learn more about OCD and how to treat it.
Are you looking for an alternative option to treat your depression? Transcranial magnetic stimulation can significantly reduce symptoms from treatment-resistant depression in a way that rewires your brain.
If you think traumatic stress is something that only affects military personnel, think again. This prevalent mental health issue can be triggered in multiple ways, and it might surprise you that some form of trauma is affecting you, too.
Tidy people may jokingly say they have obsessive-compulsive disorder, but in reality, OCD is no joke. It’s an anxiety disorder that impacts your relationships, job, and ability to get through the day. Here are some ways to treat your OCD.
ADHD is a disorder that’s seen a lot in kids, but can affect you in your teens and well into adulthood. So what are the differences and similarities of ADHD in kids and adults? Keep reading for more vital information that could help you.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common mental disorder that results from experiencing a traumatic event. Not everyone who goes through trauma develops PTSD, but up to 20% do. Learn the truth and debunk the myths about PTSD here.
You just had a baby and you’re crying your eyes out. But are they tears of joy, sadness, frustration, or laughter? After childbirth, you’ll experience every emotion imaginable. Learn how to spot postpartum depression and what to expect from it.
It’s well-known that there’s a strong connection between diet and physical health, but did you know that what you eat also affects your mental health? In fact, there’s a strong connection specifically between diet and depression. Read on to learn more.
Once described under the all-inclusive name of manic-depression, bipolar disorder has several subtypes, each based on a combination of symptoms. Accurate diagnosis that distinguishes between disorder types is a must for appropriate treatment.
While about 7 in 10 new mothers experience the baby blues, this usually passes quickly. A few women experience a longer period of more intense symptoms called postpartum depression. Without treatment, these symptoms can interfere with daily living.
Approximately 1 in 40 American adults and 1 in 100 children have OCD, an anxiety disorder known for obsessions and compulsions that cause serious distress. But you don’t have to let OCD run your life. These lifestyle changes can help.
Recent research points to the antidepressant effects of exercise as a most potent way to break out of the depressive trough. Modest increases in physical activity produce chemical and emotional changes that can break the depression cycle.
Despite its feature in popular culture, bipolar disorder still remains shrouded in mystery although it affects nearly 6 million Americans. Not simply mood swings or “Jekyll and Hyde” behavior, bipolar disorder has several variations.
Getting a schizophrenia diagnosis can be scary and make you think your life is over, but schizophrenia is a highly treatable disease. With proper management and support, you can lead a happy and functional life.
You’re feeling low again, and are tempted to reach for something chocolatey so you can get an instant mood boost. But ultimately, it’ll just make you feel more depressed, right? Well, that depends on what kind of chocolate you reach for.
If it seems like more women suffer from depression than men, it’s because women are genetically predisposed to developing depression. Learn about this and other factors in why depression is more common among women than men in today’s society.
If negative thoughts and worries have grown harder to control, know that you’re not alone. Some 18% of adults in the United States battle an anxiety disorder. Dr. Sidhu offers guidance to free you from the hold of ever-increasing anxiety triggers.