Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry

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Habits That Are Making Your Mental Well-being Worse

There are things that we do that turn into habits that make our mental health worse. You might not notice it immediately since our lives become increasingly busier as we become older, however, if you don’t make a change, you might risk making your mental well-being worse than before.  Making your well-being a priority is … Read more

Things You Should Know About OCD

OCD is a major problem that many have to deal with. The first step to dealing with it is learning about it.

Everyone experiences stress and anxiety that may be brought upon by many different circumstances. These feelings of stress and anxiety come and go for any average individual. However, for someone who experiences OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), these feelings don’t just go away over time. They can grow worse and could develop worse symptoms that may or … Read more

Social Isolation: How It Affects Mental Health

Social Isolation mental health affects

Since the start of the pandemic, many individuals are forced to quarantine, stay on lockdown, and have social distance inside their houses, condos, apartments, etc. This physical distancing is essential to slow down the spread of the virus. However, long periods of social distancing can affect your mental health — both for the better and for the worse.

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Can Our Bodies Function Without Vitamins and Minerals?

Vitamin tablet on mouth

Do you think our bodies can function properly without having most of the important vitamins and minerals? To put it simply, no, our bodies can’t handle living without any of these important vitamins and minerals as they are an important element in our bodies. But, why? Well, continue reading and you’ll learn why they are important.

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Tips to Reduce The Anxiety of People Who Suffer from GAD

Tips to Reduce The Anxiety of People Who Suffer from GAD

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is associated with excessive and constant concern about a variety of topics. GAD sufferers have a hard time controlling their anxiety.

Many individuals with GAD do not really know how to end the anxiety loop and believe that is beyond their power. They also believe that they can not control their anxiety and that their anxiety controls them. This can lead to several issues, one of which is stress.  When anxiety is acute and stress levels are high, some people will find it difficult to carry out even the most basic daily tasks. 

Additionally, many people with GAD will avoid situations due to their anxiety, which will cause them to miss out on opportunities.

So, how can they alleviate or reduce their anxiety so as to not miss out on anything?

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Understanding the Side Effects of Antidepressants

An antidepressant is a type of medication that helps alleviate the symptoms of various mental health disorders such as, depression, anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, serious phobias, such as agoraphobia and social phobia, bulimia, and lastly, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). They try to address chemical imbalances in the brain’s neurotransmitters, which are thought to be the cause of mood and behavioral shifts.

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