Basics About Fluoxetine and It’s Side Effects

Basics About Fluoxetine and It’s Side Effects

Fluoxetine is a medication that belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is commonly sold under the brand name Prozac. Fluoxetine is primarily prescribed to treat conditions like: Fluoxetine works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a neurotransmitter in the brain that plays a key role in regulating…

Q&A on Parental Burnout

Q&A on Parental Burnout

What is parental burnout? Parental burnout is a state of physical, emotional, and/or mental exhaustion suffered by parents (or caregivers) due to long term stress and the serious demands of raising children. It can manifest as feelings of overwhelm, irritability, detachment, and a sense of dread of being not able to meet parenting responsibilities. It’s…

Take a Break! The case for a little downtime

Take a Break! The case for a little downtime

“Long periods of stressful activities can take a toll on your physical and mental well-being. As a mental health professional I know that research shows that small, positive, daily activities can make a big, positive difference in our wellness. This data has been published in numerous places including BBC Radio 4’s program ‘The Anatomy of…

Q&A on Understanding Eating Disorders

Q&A on Understanding Eating Disorders

How serious are OSFEDs compared to other EDs, such as “typical” anorexia and bulimia?Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorders (OSFED) are categorized as such due to their symptoms being less frequent or not fully meeting the criteria for specific eating disorders such as what are known as threshold EDs Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge…

Faith and Mental Health

Faith and Mental Health

Faith can have both positive and negative impacts on mental health, and its influences can vary broadly from one person to another. 

 If readers are struggling with their mental wellness, they should seek out support from mental health experts who can offer advice and care. They should also keep in mind that faith leaders…

Q&A on Magnesium and Anxiety

Q&A on Magnesium and Anxiety

What is magnesium? Magnesium is an important mineral that can contribute to healthy bodily function. Experts tell us that Magnesium plays numerous important functions in the body, including improving muscle and nerve function and energy production. Does magnesium work for anxiety? Why or why not?Magnesium may assist the functioning of your stress response system as…

Q&A New Drug for Post Partum Depression

Q&A New Drug for Post Partum Depression

How do traditional therapeutic interventions compare with the potential benefits of the new FDA-approved pill for postpartum depression? The new U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved zuranolone is the first oral medication for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD), a major depressive episode that usually happens after childbirth. Previously PPD was only treated with an IV…

AI and Introversion Q&A

AI and Introversion Q&A

Is AI better suited for introverts?AI will play a large role in everyone’s life in the future. But that doesn’t mean everyone will benefit the same amount. Some experts believe that since AI does not involve social standards and expectations, introverted people will experience less anxiety and be less emotionally-drained than when interacting with other…