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Therapy Over Meds for OCD
For people with OCD, the compulsive rituals that characterize their condition can be frustrating and even disabling. So, the goal of treatment is to reduce or even stop those rituals. 
Mental Illness Slowed Flow of Productive Juices
Mental illness and substance abuse can keep people from being able to work. Better treatment services may help boost productivity among persons with a mental health disorder.
Warrior Pose: Fight Back Depression
Some individuals use yoga for fitness, some for relaxation and some for spiritual reasons. Another possible benefit of practicing yoga is improved mental health.
Does a Tummy Ache Indicate Heart Ache?
A tummy ache is one of the classic childhood complaints that lands children in the school nurse's office. But the real source of the pain may be somewhere else.
Mental Health Can Affect Your Heart
Many physical health and lifestyle factors are considered when determining a person's risk of heart disease. Did you know that your mental health history could be equally as important?
Taking the Edge Off With Alcohol?
A traumatic event sometimes leads traumatized people to try and ease the pressure by, among other means, drinking too much alcohol. But there are healthier, more effective ways to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.
Sleep Better, Fear the Night Less
Dealing with a mental health issue like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be challenging. Yet treating other health issues can sometimes help relieve PTSD symptoms too.
Anxiety Therapy Options for Seniors
Long-term anxiety can eat away at a person’s physical and mental health. Seniors with anxiety may find relief through a couple of different treatment options.
PTSD After Having A Stroke
Having a stroke can be a traumatic event in a person’s life. There may even be a risk for developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after having a stroke.
PTSD Can Hide and Wait
There are no hard and fast rules about the timing of PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder. While some people may experience symptoms right after the trauma, others may have a longer delay.