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gabapentin for anxiety

Gabapentin for Anxiety: Everything You Need To Know

What is Gabapentin? Gabapentin is a prescription medication, most commonly sold under the brand name, Neurontin. It is a primarily known for being a drug treatment for nerve pain as well as being an anticonvulsant, or epileptic drug. However, Gabapentin for anxiety is becoming increasingly popular. While Neurontin is the most common brand name, you […]

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Therapy Appointment

What is a Therapy Appointment Really Like?

If you are considering attending therapy, you might be hesitant not knowing what exactly you should anticipate. Generally, people usually feel better about trying something new, when they have some idea of what they can expect. The process of therapy is very individualized, so it can be challenging to define exactly what will happen. However, […]

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What You Can Do About Low Testosterone and Depression

Depression is the commonest mental illness, affecting millions of people globally. It may be caused by genetic factors, conflicts, stressful life events or transitions, and loss of a loved one. However, studies have suggested that there may be a link between depression and low testosterone levels in the body. Is There a Link between Low […]

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Erectile Dysfunction and Depression

Is it the Erectile Dysfunction or the Depression?

Depression and erectile dysfunction are often associated with jokes and negative stigma, but the reality is these conditions are more common than we think and can be distressing for those who suffer from them. Recognizing the symptoms of erectile dysfunction and depression and seeking help can lead to successful treatment for these conditions. What is […]

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Dealing with Depression

7 Tips for Dealing With Depression

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by a low mood that seems to drain all your energy? Perhaps it even leaves you feeling disinterested in your typical activities? Maybe, at those times, you even withdraw or isolate from friends and family? If these descriptions sound familiar, you may be experiencing symptoms of depression. This can be […]

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Premarital Counseling

9 Questions for Premarital Counseling

Perfect couples don’t need therapy, right? This couldn’t be further from the truth: if you’re willing to take pre-emptive action to strengthen your relationship, this is a good sign for your marriage, not a bad one! So, whether you choose premarital counseling online or alternatively opt to see a therapist in person, this form of […]

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Cataplexy: Narcoleptic Paralysis

Cataplexy is a rare disorder in which a person loses muscle control when experiencing strong emotions (also one of the symptoms of narcolepsy). Those who suffer from cataplexy can feel isolated as they tend to withdraw from emotionally charged situations in order to manage their symptoms. While cataplexy can have a large impact on a […]

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Relationship Counseling

5 Tips for Starting Relationship Counseling

While relationships can be fulfilling, inspiring and rewarding, they also bring with them a fair share of challenges. Does your relationship currently involve more stress and fighting than love and good times? All couples face conflict – this is expected, natural and healthy. What matters, however, is how that conflict is managed. Read on to […]

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Dissociative Amnesia

What is Dissociative Amnesia?

Dissociative Amnesia is one of the Dissociative Disorders and it is characterized by the inability of the person to recall important personal memories. The impairment is greater than just due to forgetfulness.  The condition is often brought on by a traumatic event which the person blocks out of their consciousness. Dissociative Amnesia: What Does It […]

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Schizotypal Personality Disorder

Schizotypal Personality Disorder

Schizotypal Personality Disorder is a complex mental condition which can produce eccentric behavior and affect the daily life of sufferers in multiple ways. However, with treatment, many people can have productive and satisfactory lives. Schizotypal Personality Disorder: What Does It Mean? Schizotypal Definition Schizotypal Personality Disorder is a serious mental illness manifested over a long […]

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