Improve your health or manage an illness.
How to Take Mental Health Medications Safely
If you take psychotropic medications, meaning anti-depressants, anti-anxiety medications, mood stabilizers, or anti-psychotic medications, it’s not unusual that at one time or another during the course of your working with your psychiatrist you may experience a side effect or a drug interaction. (read more)
How To Avoid Getting Sick
When Dr. Sheldon Cohen and his team at Carnegie Mellon University studied which participants became sick after having a cold or flu virus squirted in their noses and then isolating them in a hotel room (I know, you’re thinking, “How can I get a spot in that study?!”), they found that the people who did NOT get sick had several things in common. (read more)
Your Rights and Responsibilities When You’re SickWhether it’s a bad chest cold, or a serious diagnosis of a cancer tumor, being sick is just the worst. There is a process of adjusting to all of the ways our lives change when things in our bodies don’t work the way they always have. (read more )
How to Catch More Zzzzs
Insomnia for many people has become a frustrating fact of life. 30% of the population suffers from it, and more than half of Americans lose significant amounts of sleep due to stress and anxiety. If insomnia visits you more than once every few months, it’s time to take a look at the things you can do to get more Zzzzz’s. (read more )