Anxiety and Depression: Why Don’t We Want to Take Medication?

By Martha McLaughlin Depression and anxiety are commonly talked about these days, yet many people still hesitate to address it all, let alone take prescription medication for it. It’s not unusual to have concerns about treating your mental health concerns with medication. If you’re dealing with anxiety or depression, maybe you face issues and thoughts…

I’m a Parent, But I’m the One With ADHD: How to Cope

By Pat Matuszak Most new parents suffer from symptoms that could fall under the general guidelines for a diagnosis of ADHD: lack of focus on directions, forgetfulness, disorganization, losing important items and a general sense of foggy thinking. Simply adding a fully dependent human being to your busy schedule can do some of that. The…

The Relationship Between Anxiety and Depression

By Thomas Tjornehoj While anxiety is generally considered a high-energy state and depression a low-energy state, anxiety and depression are more closely related than you might think. A person with depression often experiences a lot of anxiety, possibly even to the extent of having panic attacks.1 Anxiety disorders involve more than common nervousness and worry….

Do Concussions Affect Women Differently Than Men?

By Martha McLaughlin Women’s hormones fluctuate more than men’s do, adding variables to a research equation. Due to this, it has often been the practice of medical researchers to study men only, and assume, sometimes incorrectly, that the results apply equally to both sexes. The field of concussion research has traditionally focused primarily on male…