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LIFE COACH VS. THERAPIST: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?
Life coaching and therapy have many things in common, but there are important differences, too. Although a common misconception is that coaching is simply watered-down[..] READ MORE
SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER
It’s that time of year again…the temperatures are dropping, the holidays are behind us, and the countdown is on for sunny Spring! Winter can be[..] READ MORE
How Does Ketamine Infusion Therapy Treat Depression?
Recent estimates show that 17.3 million American adults–7.1 percent of the adult population–had a major depressive episode in the past year, and 11 million adults[..] READ MORE
9 TIPS TO EASE DEPRESSION WITH NUTRITION
This post is not to be interpreted as a “cure” for depression. Depression is a complex, multi-factorial illness. Nutrition however, may a play a role[..] READ MORE
EASING ANXIETY WITH NUTRITION
We’ve all heard the phrase “you are what you eat.” Science is now showing the connection between nutrition and mental health. What we eat can either[..] READ MORE
Identifying Adult ADHD
These days it seems everybody has ADHD, or rather, the diagnosis has become synonymous with anyone with a lack of focus.While this is undoubtedly a[..] READ MORE
SEASONAL DEPRESSION: SPRING
It’s finally springtime! The flowers are blooming, and the birds are chirping. The sun is setting later than 5 PM so maybe you can catch[..] READ MORE
KETAMINE – AN ADVANCEMENT IN DEPRESSION TREATMENT
DEPRESSIONS NEGATIVE STIGMADepression, along with many other mental illnesses, is attached to a negative stigma – something many people don’t like to talk about. A[..] READ MORE
WHY DO PEOPLE MISTAKE NARCISSISM FOR HIGH SELF-ESTEEM?
Why people form such positive first impressions of narcissistsThe “charismatic air” of narcissists– from their flashy attire, to their self-assured behaviors, to their charming glances,[..] READ MORE
KETAMINE INFUSION THERAPY [PODCAST EPISODE]
Many people only know about Ketamine as a club drug, but its medicinal uses go back over 50 years. Now it’s being used to help[..] READ MORE
SCIENTISTS FIND A BRAIN CIRCUIT THAT COULD EXPLAIN SEASONAL DEPRESSION
Just in time for the winter solstice, scientists may have figured out how short days can lead to dark moods.Two recent studies suggest the culprit[..] READ MORE
RESEARCHERS UNCOVER A CIRCUIT FOR SADNESS IN THE HUMAN BRAIN
Patients awaiting epilepsy surgery agreed to keep a running log of their mood while researchers used tiny wires to monitor electrical activity in their brains.[..] READ MORE
Active Ingredient In Marijuana Reduced Alzheimer’s Effects In Mice
A substance that gives pot its kick appears to reduce the brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease – at least in mice.In mice that had[..] READ MORE
DOES CBD OIL WORK FOR CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT?
While many people use cannabidiol to relieve pain, more scientific research is needed to be sure it is safe. Understanding cannabidiol can help overcome the[..] READ MORE
IT’S TIME TO STUDY WHETHER EATING PARTICULAR DIETS CAN HELP HEAL US
Perhaps we need to rebuild the human diet from scratch, much as we built our medical pharmacopoeia: Rather than relying on received knowledge, or on[..] READ MORE
Ketamine, A New Hope For Depression
Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The best-known treatments[..] READ MORE
Ketamine Pharmacology and Cancer Pain
Ketamine, a derivative of phencyclidine (PCP), is a dissociative anesthetic which has analgesic properties in sub-anaesthetic doses. Ketamine is the most potent NMDA-receptor-channel blocker available[..] READ MORE

CORONA VIRUS UPDATE

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