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Psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and brain fog: find out the facts

Studies show that there may be a link between psoriatic disease and cognitive impairment. Psoriasis is an immune-mediated condition associated with systemic inflammation. The most common form, plaque psoriasis, causes raised, scaly skin lesions to form on one or more parts of the body. Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a type …

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Here’s what Doomscrolling is doing to your brain — and how to fix it

Many people suffer from chronic stress since the pandemic shutdowns. Added to this is the climate crisis, the rising cost of living and, more recently, threats to European and global security due to the conflict in Ukraine. For some, it may seem that there is never good news again. This …

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therapy hits the road | Characteristics

Local social worker launches Care-O-Van By Jillian Manning | February 26, 2022 Back in November 2021, Northern Express reported on the growing mental health crisis in Northern Michigan. From the stress of the pandemic to bullying on social media, a variety of factors are skyrocketing the need for mental health …

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Teen depression: Why is anxiety rising in teens during the COVID pandemic?

A mother finds a drawing of a tombstone among her son’s schoolwork. “Rest in peace,” the caption read. “Maybe I better die.” The boy is 10 years old. Terrorized, she turns to marriage and family therapist Laurie Singer. That a child so young has mental health issues comes as no …

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Vast majority of people with depression do not receive treatment, global review finds

Depression has become one of the leading causes of disability worldwide, with no signs of slowing down. By 2030, the World Health Organization predicts that disease could be the biggest contributor to the global burden of disease. Although we now have some effective treatments for depression, including medications and psychological …

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Quad Cities Canine Assistance Network helps people with anxiety and seasonal depression

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) — A Quad Cities organization is calling on man’s best friend for help. The Quad Cities Canine Assistance Network (QCCAN) hosts more than 200 events each year at nursing facilities, community events and schools aimed at helping people manage stress and relieve anxiety and depression. “Our mission …

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Local treatment center expands services

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The past two years have been stressful for many people and many have turned to drugs and alcohol to cope. Although there is a push in Washington DC to expand federal treatment programs, local centers are taking a start-up approach in the field. The Crossroads Treatment …

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Getting an ADHD diagnosis just got easier online. Is this a good thing?

Carol Yepes/Getty Images Has TikTok Convinced You That You Have ADHD? That you’ve probably had it since childhood and only recently understood the source of your inattention or forgetfulness? In a video on ADHD TikTok, a creator tells us what it’s like to get diagnosed later in life. “Imagine for …

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Worsening symptoms of depression linked to shorter survival in lung cancer patients

January 03, 2022 3 minutes to read Source / Disclosures Published by: Disclosures: Andersen does not report any relevant financial disclosure. Please see the study for relevant financial information from all other authors. ADD A SUBJECT TO E-MAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide …

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How Seeing God May Be the Secret to Most Advanced Mental Health Treatments

Beautiful sunset over the island of Menorca, Spain with the sun’s rays breaking through the clouds and falling towards the sea getty During Seth Wilson’s last ketamine treatment, he intended to see his late mother. Wilson, a 41-year-old sommelier who owns a wine store in Chicago, has suffered from depression …

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schools use therapy-based programs for ‘overwhelmed’ children | Health Info

By LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer PAW PAW, Michigan (AP) – On a blustery December morning in rural southwest Michigan, an American flag flew at half mast in front of Paw Paw Elementary School. A social worker with a miniature therapy dog ​​named Trixie offered comfort at the front doors. …

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What is the best approach to psychedelic therapy? An interview with Ronan Levy of Field Trip

The boom in psychedelics has seen the number of classic and unconventional psychedelics tested for mental health issues skyrocket. Most of these trials are not yet complete, but psychedelic clinics are already open. In these clinics, licensed psychedelic compounds like ketamine, which has bypassed regulation as a sedative compound, are …

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Combining active ingredients to treat depression following COVID-19

WHO has called for a comprehensive societal approach to promote mental health in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 1 WHOMental health preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tackling poverty, conflict and abuse have the potential to prevent and alleviate poor mental health, but such a broad position fails …

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Is there any science in shirodhara?

How effective are Ayurvedic therapies? Is there a scientific basis for them? Research at IIT Madras looked at Ayurvedic relaxation therapy shirodhara, which is recommended for patients with stress (depression or anxiety or hypertension), insomnia, headaches, and several types of psychosis. Treatment involves the low velocity impact of a medicinal …

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Bowel cancer patients at high risk of clinica

A new study has found the prevalence of depression in patients with bowel cancer for up to five years after surgery to treat their cancer. More than a third of the patients suffered from clinically significant depression during the study, with one in seven still showing symptoms five years after …

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CBT: stop your negative self-talk and reframe your thoughts with this therapy

It is the basis of cognitive behavioral therapy, which burst onto the psychological scene in the 1960s and has garnered accolades ever since. It may not be for everyone. Therapists typically assign “homework” which requires active participation on the part of the client and does not address underlying issues such …

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Coping with seasonal affective disorder during another pandemic winter

Share on PinterestAs another pandemic winter approaches, seasonal affective disorder is once again made worse by anxiety over COVID-19. Elizaveta Tomashevska / Getty Images Colder, darker days mean that many Americans are starting to feel the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. As we head into another pandemic winter, …

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‘Something neurological is happening’, COVID could cause depression and anxiety, researchers say – CBS Boston

WALTHAM (CBS) – “I slept for almost two weeks straight.” It was a symptom Hailey Cray expected when she contracted the coronavirus last December. “Going up the stairs here, he took it all. I stopped halfway up and had to breathe deeply, ”she told WBZ-TV. She also expected a loss …

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Jonathan Vela, MD, decides it’s time to consider CBD treatment for chronic pain

Jonathan Vela, MD, Department of Rheumatology Aalborg Denmark, spoke with HCPLive about a study he presented at the American College of Rheumatology 2021 Convergence. The study “Cannabidiol Treatment in Hand Osteoarthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis – A Double-Blind, Placebo-Randomized Trial” examined the effectiveness of cannabidiol (CBD) treatment for osteoarthritis-related pain. hand …

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Experts examine advances in the use of photobiomodulation therapy to treat various brain disorders

Photobiomodulation (PBM) offers exciting opportunities to improve the lives of patients with a wide range of brain disorders. In this special collection of articles in the Alzheimer’s Disease Journal Experts are reviewing progress in using PBM therapy to treat dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and other disorders and suggest that …

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Depression, anxiety generally unrelated to inflammatory bowel disease

New research shows that patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are not significantly related to most psychiatric symptoms, including depression, anxiety, and stress. A team, led by Thomas C. Mules, Christchurch Hospital, Canterbury District Health Board, Canterbury, New Zealand, correlated objective measures of disease activity with psychological symptoms in IBD …

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Face, support and live well

Although vitiligo, a skin disorder, is neither harmful nor fatal, it can definitely change your life. Not only do you have to deal with its physical symptoms – patches of white, smooth skin called macules – you can also feel a strong emotional and psychological impact. Living with Vitiligo, as …

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Braxia Scientific obtains approval for direct billing insurance on ketamine treatments for Veterans Affairs Canada customers

TORONTO, July 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Braxia Scientific Corp. (“Braxia”, or the “Company”), (CSE: BRAX) (OTC: BRAXF) (FWB: 496), a medical research company with clinics providing innovative ketamine treatments for people with depression and related disorders, is pleased to announce that it has established direct billing practices with …

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Mental health screening tools for cystic fibrosis patients and caregivers – UBMD Physician’s Group

Researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences find that mental health screenings are an important part of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and their caregivers. Cystic fibrosis is a progressive genetic disease that causes persistent lung infections and affects most basic physical processes. While recent breakthroughs have dramatically …

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Use of social media for insight into patient experience with ALL and its treatments

“Patient-reported information (PRI) shared on social media provides a unique opportunity to understand patient perspectives outside of the formal research context,” the authors explained. They collected data from YouTube and 3 patient advocacy websites (Patient Power, The Patient Story and Leukemia Care), as well as video footage and discussion blogs. …

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U of S is researching therapy options online for staff

Breadcrumb Links Saskatchewan The university has issued a call for tenders for online cognitive behavioral therapy services for approximately 6,000 staff and their dependents. Author of the article: Zak Vescera The Peter MacKinnon Building on the campus of the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. Photo by Matt Smith /Saskatoon StarPhoenix …

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Postpartum Depression Awareness Events | New

Five years ago, Vermont received a grant to address mental health issues typically experienced by women who have just given birth. Three years later, a lot of work has been done, but the grant doesn’t last forever. Lauren Norford, director of early childhood services at Rutland Mental Health Services, said …

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