Mood disorders are psychological disorders that cause severe changes in mood and affect, leading to impaired functioning and interference with daily life. Mood disorders are incredibly common, affecting millions of people In the United States alone.
You have probably heard the term “winter blues,” often used to describe the low spirits that can come with the shorter, colder days of late fall and winter. But for some people, the “blues” are much more than a temporary case of the grumps. They may have a form of depression known as seasonal affective […]
Neuropathic pain is a type of chronic pain caused by damage or dysfunction of the nervous system. It can result from injury, infection, disease, or trauma to the nervous system. Neuropathic pain can be excruciating and debilitating, making it impossible to work or enjoy everyday life.
Mood disorders and other mental health issues have far-reaching consequences for people and society at large. Mood disorders, if identified early, can be managed without developing into more dangerous health conditions. Unfortunately, many lack the knowledge to identify the signs of mood disorders in themselves and in the people around them.
Migraines often cause severe and persistent headaches that can lead to serious impairment. We have all heard of people who get migraines so bad they have to go to the emergency room. This shows just how serious and debilitating migraines can get. Yet, an estimated 1 in 6 American adults suffers from migraines.
Suicidal ideation, also known as suicidal thoughts, refers to thinking about, considering, or making plans to end one’s life. While suicidal ideation does not always lead to suicide attempts, it is a common denominator in most suicides and attempted suicides.
In recent years, there has been a shift in the way society perceives mental illness, discarding the stigma that once shrouded the topic. Mental illness is now discussed more openly and accepted as a serious issue that needs to be addressed.
Are you struggling to get through the day after a night of drinking? Well, we have all had those nights where we overindulged and regretted it the next day. Most of us anyway! And at that moment – when your head is pounding and your stomach is queasy, you would do just about anything to […]
Coping with post-traumatic stress disorder is hard for everyone, especially with loved ones struggling with the symptoms. Treating such an illness often depends on whether your loved one wants help, but there are strategies you can take to ease the symptoms, including supporting and educating them about the disorder.
You’re tired all the time but go to bed early every night. You wake up with a headache and sometimes have dizzy spells when you stand up. What’s going on? If symptoms like these have been commonplace for months without explanation, you may be experiencing something called chronic fatigue syndrome. Thankfully, it can be treated […]