CRPS – Severe Leg Pain May Signal Serious Condition

2019-04-12T03:05:37-07:00 March 1st, 2019|

What is CRPS? Complex regional pain syndrome is a chronic pain condition. Affected sites include one’s limb—which include your arm, hand, leg or foot—and usually happens after an injury. What Causes CRPS? Probable causes for the condition may be damage to your nervous system. It often occurs when you hurt your hand, foot or leg [...]

Are There Treatments for OCD?

2019-05-29T13:06:23-07:00 February 5th, 2019|

OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is when a long-term uncontrollable habit becomes obsessive. Since it is uncontrollable, it sometimes hinders a person’s daily activity. Being unable to stop yourself from doing something over and over again becomes very frustrating. Getting treatment for OCD will help control these urges. You may be unable to control your [...]

What Causes Depression?

2019-05-29T13:25:03-07:00 February 1st, 2019|

Depression is a mental illness that requires close monitoring and observation. There is no overnight treatment for this condition as a treatment for depression may take months or even years. Cases continue to rise, and unfortunately, only about a third of them will seek help or treatment. Knowing the cause of one’s depression helps in [...]

PTSD Treatment– Safe Alternatives

2019-02-26T10:54:46-07:00 January 10th, 2019|

PTSD – post-traumatic stress disorder – is one of the most common mental health issues in modern society. Well-known as a problem faced by former soldiers and those who have been through extremely traumatic scenarios like war, natural disasters, and assault, the condition can also happen for a wide range of other reasons. Regardless of [...]

Diabetes and Neuropathic Pain

2019-02-26T10:53:43-07:00 January 9th, 2019|

One symptom of diabetes that people don’t know as much about – and often don’t discuss – is neuropathic pain. This discomfort is incredibly common, but few patients truly know what is happening in their bodies that is causing this pain or what they can do to alleviate it. Likewise, their loved ones often have [...]

Depression and Self-Love

2018-12-04T13:04:03-07:00 December 10th, 2018|

Major depressive disorder affects more than 16.1 million Americans. Those numbers represent about 6.7% of the U.S. population. Loving yourself when you have depression can feel impossible. It takes time, discipline, and practice. Here’s how you can learn to slowly love yourself again, even with depression. Nurture Yourself Depression tells you to not take care [...]

Chronic Pain – is it All in Your Head?

2018-11-10T18:44:40-07:00 November 16th, 2018|

It’s not always clear what causes chronic pain. Some patients who suffer from the condition find that the cause of the problem may remain unknown. Sadly, that’s not a unique case. About 25.3 million American adults experience chronic pain. Finding the cause can be a frustrating process for the patient, their family, and doctors. Is [...]

How Ketamine Fights Depression-Linked G Proteins

2018-11-02T03:18:54-07:00 October 15th, 2018|

Have you ever wondered why antidepressants are so slow to work? When receiving a new prescription for a drug designed to treat depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders, patients are often told that they can expect to wait several weeks or even a few months before their new medications begin working properly. Even hospital settings [...]