Mood in Motion: The Benefits of Exercise in Depression Prevention & Depression Treatment

Mood in Motion: The Benefits of Exercise in Depression Prevention & Depression Treatment

For most of us, the majority of our time is spent working, with little time leftover to relax or pursue personal passions. Understanding this, it should be no surprise that most people have trouble finding time to exercise every day. Add clinical depression to the...
New & Novel Treatments for Chronic Pain

New & Novel Treatments for Chronic Pain

Dealing with chronic pain is difficult for doctors and patients alike. For doctors, when dealing with conditions like fibromyalgia, CRPS, lipedema, and other chronic pain disorders, most treatment plans include the use of opioid painkillers. For patients, the risk of...
Chronic Pain and Memory: Is There a Connection?

Chronic Pain and Memory: Is There a Connection?

Everyone experiences pain. Sometimes the pain is great, and sometimes the pain is minor. According to Pain News Network, pain is “a sensation that we experience both biologically and emotionally.” This means that pain starts as a result of physical interference—like a...
Ketamine for Adolescent Depression

Ketamine for Adolescent Depression

Ketamine is a drug historically used as a surgical anesthetic that shows incredible promise as a treatment for depression—especially in those cases where traditional antidepressants fail. Of the roughly 8 percent of people in the U.S. who suffer from depression, 30...
How to Support a Depressed Friend or Family Member

How to Support a Depressed Friend or Family Member

When a loved one is struggling with depression, it can become difficult to enjoy our own lives. Knowing that someone we care deeply about is suffering, and being powerless over their mental health disorder, can weigh heavy on our hearts. We want to help our helpless...