fbpx

Mental Health

 

Learn how other Doctors are staying clinically prepared, growing their practices,
and providing care for their patients during these unprecedented times.

Mental Health

Revenge Bedtime Procrastination

How To Begin Exercising According to Health Professionals

Medical doctors highlight the benefits of adopting a gym-patterned lifestyle—and it’s undoubtedly for your good. Doctors see the worst, health-wise, every day; so, when they say, ‘take some time to take care of your body,’ their advice is well-founded.

How to Survive Nursing Burnout

How to Survive Nursing Burnout

Introduction Like most burnouts, nursing burnout also boils down to demographic traits and work conditions. According to NAM (National Academy of...

True Health Begins With The Mind

True Health Begins With The Mind

We can measure health and wellness in multiple ways. They are usually broken down into various diagnoses that often fail to provide a picture of a...

Dr. Louis Pierucci Spotlight

Born in 1928, Louis Pierucci was raised and spent most of his life in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. His father, Dr. Pierucci, describes a...

Recent Articles

3 Ways Houseplants Improve Your Mental Health

Keeping a houseplant isn’t only a good hobby that will add beauty to any indoor space. Aside from the aesthetics, houseplants can also benefit your mental health. Plants are more than just decor or a hobby to keep; caring for them can give you a sense of purpose and help you destress

Why Taking a Mental Health Day Is so Important

Our lives can get quite stressful from time to time, which is why it is essential to remind ourselves to take a break. Our work lives can drain our entire energy and lead to serious mental health problems like burnouts and anxiety issues. When you are starting to feel the stress taking its toll on your mind, it’s time for a break.

What You Eat May Improve Your Mental Health

Some people may wonder if what they eat affects their mental health. The answer is yes – the foods we eat can positively or negatively impact our mental health. It is easy to forget food can be eaten for enjoyment rather than just weight loss. We often forget to include food for mental health.

Most Women Suffering from Postpartum Depression Do Not Receive Adequate Care

Significant life changes can cause increased mental health struggles. Switching jobs, moving across the country, the death of a loved one or ending a long-term relationship are all changes that can prompt periods of depression. Childbirth, a tremendous change in the life of a mother, is no exception.

Which Antidepressants Cause the Fewest Sexual Side Effects?

Antidepressants are typically an effective way for depression to ameliorate. However, while they can help someone return to a sense of normalcy, antidepressants can interfere with one’s ability to perform intimately. But that doesn’t mean you have to stop taking antidepressants or that there aren’t options. Instead, there’s still a good chance of balancing antidepressants with your sex life.

Why Men Are 3 Times More Likely to Commit Suicide Than Women

Suicide is a subject that puzzles many of us, motivates researchers and directs the development of many medical strategies and treatments. The motives behind such behavior are not usually visible, or they might even seem incomprehensible to those left behind. Suicide rates vary according to age and gender: women attempt suicide three times more than men, yet men end their lives three times more than women.

Pets Can Improve Your Mental Health

Pets are an integral part of our lives. The joy they bring to everyday activities is infectious. With almost 40% of U.S. households having dogs and just over 25% owning cats, this feeling of joy is experienced by about 70 million households across the country.
But if you had to put your finger on how exactly pets improve our lives, what would you say?

Exercise & Mental Health

Exercising is not just for keeping yourself physically fit. It can keep you mentally healthy as well. Research has proven that exercises such as running, cycling, walking, swimming, dancing and even gardening (yes, digging holes and carrying bags of dirt is a workout, too) reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression.

What Is Mental Health and Why Is It Important?

Mental health issues are one of the most significant issues in America. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) revealed in 2018 that mental health is a factor that 15% of Americans struggle with each year. Unfortunately, many mental illnesses cannot be prevented, but there are early warning signs and ways to help their mental health.

How Your Heart Impacts Your Mental Health

Mental illness and heart health are intimately connected. Your mind’s health can positively or negatively affect your heart’s health, potentially increasing your risk of everything from stroke to heart attacks. Likewise, if your heart is unhealthy, any strokes you experience could increase your risk for mental illness

Featured Related Articles
Holistic Healing through Complementary Medicine: An Interview with Dr. John P. Salerno, DO

Holistic Healing through Complementary Medicine: An Interview with Dr. John P. Salerno, DO

Dr. John P. Salerno, DO, is an innovator in the practice of complementary medicine. In his practice, the Salerno Center for Complementary Medicine in New York City, he provides his patients with holistic therapies and techniques that, along with their traditional medical treatments, speed their recovery. His medical approach treats the whole person—mind, body and spirit—not just a list of symptoms.