Q&A on How Some Use Pacifiers To Reduce Stress

Q&A on How Some Use Pacifiers To Reduce Stress

Do pacifiers help calm anxiety in adults?Anxiety is a serious medical condition and should be treated by a doctor. There is not significant medical research yet on the health benefits of adult pacifiers. And while some adults might believe that pacifiers offer them relief from tension, such a benefit would only be temporary in nature….

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…

Women, Anxiety and Wellness

Women, Anxiety and Wellness

Research tells us that over 40 million adults in the United States are experiencing anxiety disorders of some type. However, only about 37% of them receive treatment for the condition, according to Healthline. That’s a big problem, leaving millions and millions of Americans experiencing anxiety that takes a toll on their quality of life and…

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…

Q&A on Teens and Sleep

Q&A on Teens and Sleep

In general, we’ve seen an increase in anxiety amongst our younger patients. There are a number of reasons that we believe this has been the case. They include the isolation that the younger people experienced during Covid, the side effects that they experienced from not interacting with their friends during Covid and related difficulties. Lack…

A Q&A on Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR)

A Q&A on Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR)

How does ASMR help people relax and fall asleep? There are a number of theories on how Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) improves sleep. The Sleep Foundation states that ASMR seems to stimulate areas of the brain which produces neorohormones associated with calming and sleep such as dopamine and oxytocin and endorphins. Among people who…