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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Great Autism Treatments You Should Know

Autism isn’t a disease that can be caught from another person. It’s a disorder that you have from the moment you’re born. It might not show signs immediately. It could only show up after a person is several years old. As we know, autism is a disorder that many parents are afraid of. This can affect any child and most of the time, it can hamper their development to varying degrees. So what autism treatments can you give your child if they have it?

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The Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental illness that affects how a person perceives the world around them. Their perception of reality is skewed and they have trouble dealing with day to day life. It can affect anyone from children to adults from all walks of life and it can be difficult to diagnose properly.    Schizophrenia has … Read more

Helping Someone with PTSD

Going through a life threatening event like illness and accidents can take a toll on anyone’s mental health. You might feel helpless, and unable to do the things you love after the event. Eventually, however, you’ll put the memory behind you. The same can’t be said of someone suffering from PTSD. The dread that they … Read more

5 Tips to Improve Your Mental Health

Mental Health

Everyone wants to be physically fit. To be able to run several miles without breaking a sweat. But not everyone shouts out to the world that they want to be mentally fit. What does running 100 miles matter if your thoughts are clouded and you start lashing out at those running in the game of … Read more