What You Need To Know About Caffeine Addiction

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Cannot imagine starting the day without a mug of steaming hot coffee or a glass of cold brew? You aren’t alone. Caffeine acts as a much-needed energy booster – probably why the ritual becomes so addictive in the long run. Caffeine addiction is real, and you cannot ignore the effects. Around 75-80% of the global … Read more

The Top Benefits of Telepsychiatry

Depressed woman is exceedingly agitated at first encounter with virtual psychotherapist. The patient holds her head in her hands. Middle-aged glasses psychiatrist looks and listens her on monitor.

Most of us know how telemedicine works. You open your app, talk to your doctor, and get prescribed medicine for your ailment. You don’t need to book an appointment. Telepsychiatry works kind of the same way. It is a branch of telemedicine that allows psychiatrists to offer a range of services to patients via online … Read more

Psilocybin Use For Treatment Of End-Of-Life Depression

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There’s a rapidly increasing body of evidence that the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms called Psilocybin is an effective treatment for end-of-life depression. Several studies over the past decade which investigated using pure psilocybin to treat depression and anxiety in cancer patients have found the psychedelic has a surprisingly large and long-lasting effect. Empathogenic medications … Read more

MDMA Assisted Psychotherapy

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Researchers have long believed psychedelic drugs like MDMA could be used to help treat severe mental health conditions like anxiety, depression, addiction, and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Now, it seems they finally have some impressive data to back up their beliefs, taking it one step closer to FDA approval. New results from phase 3 clinical … Read more

Things You Need To Know About Bipolar Disorder

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We all experience mood changes. It’s natural. But if your moods are fluctuating from really high (manic) to really low (depression), it could be caused by a mental health condition known as Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar disorder is a chronic mental illness that mostly affects your mood. It has an impact on how you feel, and … Read more

Can Anxiety Be Passed From One Generation To The Next?

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Anxiety is a common disorder affecting 40 million adults in the United States. Anxiety develops from a complex set of brain chemistry, traumatic life events and personality traits.  However, genetics can also put you at the risk of developing anxiety.  What is Anxiety?  Anxiety is a feeling of apprehension and fear about possible future events. … Read more

Impact Of Physical Injuries On Mental Health

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Physical injuries can cause several psychological effects. These can impact mental health and slow down the recovery of physical injuries.  Thankfully, if the injury is minor, it may not disrupt your daily life and can be taken care of through self-care or little to no treatment. Minor physical injuries rarely cause mental health problems or … Read more

PTSD & Treatment Options

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The amygdala is the stress evaluator of your brain – it gauges situations and releases stress hormones based on the situation at hand. It’s the part of the body that activates your fight-or-flight response. The second part of the brain that PTSD depends on is the hippocampus. This is the part of your brain where … Read more