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    June 18, 2019

    Explained: What Is Pharmacogenetics for Mental Health Treatment?

    Personalization. Every company wants to create unique experiences for its customers. For most industries, that requires digital data and user experience designers. For the medical community, it means assessing your specific genes to determine how you’re likely to respond to specific medications. This is known as pharmacogenetics (PGx).

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    June 11, 2019

    5 Things You Don’t Know About Bipolar Disorder

    The average person’s knowledge of bipolar disorder often comes from movies, where patients are typically depicted in one of three ways:

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    November 16, 2018

    Discovering a New Normal After One Genetic Test

    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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    September 21, 2018

    Inflammation: The Link Between Stress And Depression

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

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    August 24, 2018

    Is Severe Anxiety Becoming An Epidemic Among American Teenagers?

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

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    August 10, 2018

    How Food Can Affect Your Brain

    Every aspect of our lives is controlled by our brain—our thoughts, movements, breathing, heartbeat, senses and more. And like everything else in our bodies, the brain requires energy—in the form of the foods we eat. By paying close attention to the foods we eat, we're able to control how well our brains perform—physically, intellectually, and emotionally. 

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    May 25, 2018

    Athletes and Others Benefit from Recognizing May as Mental Health Month

    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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    April 13, 2018

    My Experience After Appearing on The Dr. Oz Show to Share My Depression Story

    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.

    Continue Reading...
    June 18, 2019

    Explained: What Is Pharmacogenetics for Mental Health Treatment?

    Personalization. Every company wants to create unique experiences for its customers. For most industries, that requires digital data and user experience designers. For the medical community, it means assessing your specific genes to determine how you’re likely to respond to specific medications. This is known as pharmacogenetics (PGx).

    Continue Reading...
    June 11, 2019

    5 Things You Don’t Know About Bipolar Disorder

    The average person’s knowledge of bipolar disorder often comes from movies, where patients are typically depicted in one of three ways:

    Continue Reading...
    November 16, 2018

    Discovering a New Normal After One Genetic Test

    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.

    Continue Reading...
    September 21, 2018

    Inflammation: The Link Between Stress And Depression

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

    Continue Reading...
    August 10, 2018

    How Food Can Affect Your Brain

    Every aspect of our lives is controlled by our brain—our thoughts, movements, breathing, heartbeat, senses and more. And like everything else in our bodies, the brain requires energy—in the form of the foods we eat. By paying close attention to the foods we eat, we're able to control how well our brains perform—physically, intellectually, and emotionally. 

    Continue Reading...
    May 25, 2018

    Athletes and Others Benefit from Recognizing May as Mental Health Month

    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.

    Continue Reading...
    April 13, 2018

    My Experience After Appearing on The Dr. Oz Show to Share My Depression Story

    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.

    Continue Reading...

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