CATEGORY: Stress


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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New Treatments for PTSD

PTSD—Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a syndrome that causes a person to emotionally overreact to normal daily stresses, and to relive the feeling of terror that they felt when they experienced the traumatic experience that left them with this disorder.[...]
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Symptoms of PTSD

PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) was recognized as a diagnosis in 1980. In 35 years it has undergone several revisions and changes in what constitutes the condition, the most recent being in 2013 with the outcome being a recognized diagnosis[...]
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Genetic Diet and Health Guidelines for People with Type AB Blood

The most recent blood type to emerge in humans is the AB type. People with type AB blood thrive best in a non-competitive and lower-stress environment. ABs need to minimize stress, utilize calming strategies, and exercise every day or two. They[...]
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Troubleshooting Testosterone Replacement Issues

Dr. Kathy Maupin and Brett Newcomb discuss troubleshooting 10 of the most common testosterone replacement issues that arise when patients receive bioidentical hormone pellets. They also discuss how treatment is customized to meet the individual patient's needs and expectations. This week[...]
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Depression and Antidepressant Medication

Dr. Kathy Maupin and Brett Newcomb discuss depression: its symptoms and the best way to treat it as patients age. Most people have been depressed at some point in their lives. Often, when there are major changes in life, people[...]
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