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Mental Health Struggles Women Face During The Holidays

on December 14, 2018

During the holidays it can be easy to feel as though you are trying to fit 25 hours of work and family time into a 24 hour day. This is especially true for women, who are often expected to plan festive social and household activities.

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Discovering a New Normal After One Genetic Test

on November 16, 2018

As a stock market analyst, I spend my days researching companies across many different industries. It’s fascinating work, particularly when I’m learning about new technologies and groundbreaking scientific developments and their potential to move modern medicine forward. Though I had read countless articles about new gene therapies to combat cancer and other diseases, I had no idea until recently that genetic testing could help me with treatment for my mental illness.

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6 Effective Strategies To Treat Depression

on November 02, 2018

The following blog references a 2017 Forbes article written by Alice G. Walton.

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Inflammation: The Link Between Stress And Depression

on September 21, 2018

The following blog references a article by David DiSalvo and a recent study published in the peer-reviewed journal, Neuron.

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Is Severe Anxiety Becoming An Epidemic Among American Teenagers?

on August 24, 2018

The following blog references a 2017 New York Times' article by Benoit Denizet-Lewis.

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Athletes and Others Benefit from Recognizing May as Mental Health Month

on May 25, 2018

For more than half a century the United States has marked May as Mental Health Month. But only in recent years have professional athletes felt comfortable sharing with the public their own mental health challenges.

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How to Help Your Child If They Struggle With Mental Health Issues

on May 11, 2018

Raising a child with a mental health condition can be challenging, but there are ways to make life easier. Research shows that 1 in 5 kids experience or will experience a mental health condition. Mental health conditions are very common and you are not alone. Many parents have faced similar experiences with success. Here are some things to consider as you embark on your path to wellbeing.

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Allergies Got You Down? Your Allergies May Be Linked to Depression

on May 04, 2018

It’s springtime, which means your allergies may already be causing a runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing and coughing. You’re not alone though; allergies affect around 36 million Americans. They aren't just an annoyance, many doctors believe there is a connection between allergies and mood.

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My Experience After Appearing on the Dr. Oz Show to Tell the Story of My Struggle with Depression

on April 13, 2018

Four years ago, I lay on a gurney in the psychiatric wing of a hospital, my arm extended as a nurse plunged a needle into my arm for the IV through which the doctor would administer anesthesia. I was waiting for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) because I had “treatment resistant” depression, meaning none of the medications I’d tried had helped me.

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Dr. Oz Helps Spread the Word on How Genetic Markers Can Impact Your Mental Health Treatment

on March 30, 2018

On March 14, 2018, I had the pleasure of joining a patient, Kristen Davis, on the Dr. Oz Show to discuss the power the Genecept Assay® can have on mental health treatment.

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