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Is My Anxiety Genetic?

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.
Sep 1st, 2023

Tips for Boosting Your Self-Esteem

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.
Aug 1st, 2023

Therapy — What the Skeptics Should Know

Do you have questions or doubts about therapy? That’s okay! But don’t let your skepticism keep you from getting the help you need. Read on to learn what the skeptics should know about therapy.
Jul 1st, 2023

3 Strategies to Help You Cope with OCD

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.
May 1st, 2023

5 Benefits of Telemedicine for Mental Health Care

Telemedicine breaks down many of the barriers that prevent people from getting mental health care. Read on to learn about the benefits of telemedicine and how it can help your mental well-being.
Mar 5th, 2023

Schizophrenic? Of course, You Can Have a Functional Life

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.
Dec 14th, 2022

Understanding and Treating OCD

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.
Nov 14th, 2022

The Many Faces of Trauma

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.
Apr 2nd, 2020

How is OCD Treated?

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.
Mar 1st, 2020

ADHD in Adults vs. Children

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.
Jan 1st, 2020

Myths and Facts about PTSD

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.
Dec 2nd, 2019

How Long Does Postpartum Depression Last?

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.
Nov 1st, 2019

The Connection Between Food and Depression

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.
Oct 1st, 2019

How Life Changes After an ADHD Diagnosis

If you suspect you have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), learn more about how your life can change with a diagnosis and how positive your future can be with available treatment.
Sep 1st, 2019

Helping a Partner Cope With PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder often impacts those around the patient as much as the sufferer themselves. Having a partner with PTSD has many challenges, often placing you in the caretaker’s role.
Jul 22nd, 2019

Understanding the Difference Between Bipolar Disorders

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.
Jun 14th, 2019

Top Symptoms of Postpartum Depression

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.
May 9th, 2019

Lifestyle Changes That Can Help Those Suffering From OCD

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.
Mar 1st, 2019

How Exercise Can Play a Role In the Treatment of Depression

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.
Feb 8th, 2019

3 Things You May Not Know About Bipolar Disorder

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.
Jan 22nd, 2019

Schizophrenic? Yes, You Can Have a Functional Life

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.
Dec 12th, 2018

Help Fight Depression with These 8 Foods

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.
Nov 20th, 2018

What is ADHD?

You’re working on an important project when you get a smartphone alert. You read it, and then scroll through your emails. You’ve just been distracted. Again. Does that mean you have ADHD?
Oct 18th, 2018

Why Is Depression More Common Among Women Than Men?

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.
Sep 26th, 2018

What Is TMS and How Does It Work?

Finding the right treatment strategy for depression can be challenging. If medications and psychotherapy haven’t worked for you, you may want to learn about TMS.
Aug 24th, 2018

Anxiety: Why It’s Become Epidemic

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.
Jul 23rd, 2018