CATEGORY: Stress


Other Causes of Obesity in America

How many of your eating habits are repetitions of behavior, vs conscious decisions? This week we are continuing our discussions regarding obesity in Europe and America. We will be focusing on the bad habits that people develop, either through innate[...]
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Women and Migraines

Understanding the differences between Migraines and Headaches, and how to treat them both. We have many patients who come to us with what they are calling migraine headaches. Often, we find that they are having headaches, but not what we[...]
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Adult Attention Deficit Disorder might be an Advantage in the 21st Century

ADHD and ADD - Similarities and Differences Explained. Many of us grew up in an era where the diagnosis of ADD and ADHD was not yet established. So many of us, especially boys, who were identified as difficult children with[...]
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Painful Sex is Often the First Sign of a Serious Condition for Women

There are many factors and conditions that can cause painful sex. If you experience painful sex you need to find out why. Men seldom know that sex for women is sometimes painful. Many women do experience painful sex and seldom[...]
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How to Make any Vacation Healthier!

Healthy vacations can happen anywhere, but the vacationer has to make it happen. There are as many vacations as there are types of people in the world, and we all choose the vacation that makes us or someone else happy.[...]
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Treating The Help Rejecting Complainer

Do you know someone with Narcissistic Personality Disorder? There are established ideas about the best course of treatment. There are vigorous discussions among clinicians about the need for and the relevance of diagnostic labels. Arguments are focused on the idea[...]
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Sex and Depression

What to do if you are depressed, on medicines for depression, and are experiencing side effects? Last week we talked about orgasm and depression. We discussed what depression is and how it impacts your ability to desire sex and or[...]
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Neuroimaging and the news it brings for the treatment of depression

There are many different ways to treat depression including talk therapy and antidepressant drugs. Depression, especially what is called clinical depression is one of the most difficult illnesses to have. Many people who are clinically depressed find that their support[...]
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Nonverbal Communication as a way to Project Confidence, Competence, and Professionalism

Learning to use Non-Verbal ways to communicate. We will begin this week’s Healthcast with the reminder that one cannot - not communicate. (apologies to English teachers everywhere for the double negative). It is our observation that many people who could[...]
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Can You Get Over an Addiction?

Addiction may often be an attempt at self -regulation through self medication. It could be legal or illegal based on what society thinks is OK to crave or seek these substances. Remember addiction is a medical issue not a legal[...]
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