Archive of ‘Depression’ category

3 Ways Exercise Can Reduce Depression

We all know that exercise is good for our physical health, but it also has healing properties for our mental health as well. Although you may not want to do it initially, getting at least 30 minutes of exercise per day can help you relieve stress and feel better. Here’s how! Reduces Stress If you’re […] Read more…

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Neuragain announces affiliation with Dr. Itzkoff

Neuragain, LLC (http://www.neuragain.com & http://www.neuragainproviders.com), which is now recruiting doctors around the country to join its growing network of affiliates, has announced the launch of its first physician office in Manhattan, New York. Read the complete press release from Neuragain by clicking here or download the pdf. Ketamine Therapy coordinated by Dr. Itzkoff is a safe, […] Read more…

8 Tips For Surviving (And Even Thriving) During Major Life Transitions

We all go through numerous transitions in our lives.  These periods of change, and the subsequent adjustment to this change, can sometimes be difficult and stressful. Here are 8 tips to help you survive (and perhaps even thrive) during these transitional times in life. Understand Life’s Major Transitions Some changes are part of a natural […] Read more…

Ketamine Therapy with Neuragain

Ketamine therapy can be very effective in relieving the symptoms of treatment-resistant depression. Several scientific studies, including those conducted at Yale University and the National Institute of Mental Health, have shown that even a single low dose of intravenously administered ketamine can dramatically improve symptoms associated with depression. Symptoms that have seen improvement, often within hours, […] Read more…

Self Care: Yes YOU!

In addition to any professional treatment you may receive (such as psychotherapy and/or medication) designing and implementing a personal “self-care” plan is essential to your long term mental health. Self-care refers to activities or practices you engage in on a regular and consistent basis that reduce stress and enhance both short-term and long-term well-being and […] Read more…

Suicide Prevention: Know The Warning Signs

It is essential to understand the signs and symptoms of increased suicide risk. I am writing this article because September is National Suicide Awareness & Prevention Month. In future blog posts, I will be writing a series on how to properly open a conversation with someone who is potentially suicidal. I will also discuss how […] Read more…

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Men Need Help Too: Signs and Symptoms Of Depression In Men

Both men and women can suffer from Depression. Unfortunately, men seek the help they need less often than their female counterparts. They can also experience depression differently. However, men die by suicide at a rate that is three times the rate observed in women. Some of the symptoms that men may experience more than women […] Read more…

Bipolar Disorder Basics: Signs, Symptoms and Treatment Options

We all experience the ups and downs, good days and bad days, and the occasionally, even, I should never have gotten out of bed day. As a general rule, most of us can get back to an inner calm or a middle ground to which we return. But individuals with Bipolar disorder experience moods that are extremely […] Read more…

10 Signs That You are Giving Too Much of Yourself

Some people are natural givers. Givers are the kind of people you want in your life. They are very dependable and reliable; but do you ever think about what those favors and sacrifices have cost them? If you are a giver you know exactly what I’m talking about. You love to help and be supportive […] Read more…

Eating Disorders and Pregnancy

About 7 million American women have an eating disorder, and most of these women are in their peak childbearing years. Eating disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder, most commonly present in the years between adolescence and age 40, and disproportionately affect women. A psychiatrist who treats eating disorders, must, therefore be […] Read more…

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