As a practicing clinical psychiatrist, I get the opportunity to treat many folks for a variety of different conditions. The most common by far is anxiety.
The Solid Foundation is an organization that we are excited to partner with. Solid Foundation has been empowering young people to do something awesome in their community since 1999.
“Homicide is 0.8% of deaths. Diet related disease is over 60%, but no one talks about it.”
~ Jamie Oliver
Scratching until bleeding. Swollen and watery eyes. Painfully tender and swollen lips. Agitating hives. These are a few of the very uncomfortable symptoms allergies can cause.
The health benefits of this super fruit are seemingly endless. Acai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) is a berry indigenous to Central and South America.
The decision to put your child or teenager on ADHD medications is a tough one even for the super informed. As a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist I have had the opportunity to have this conversation with several thousand patients. The potential negative side effects of the ADHD medications are obviously numerous.
Commit to eating a healthy breakfast daily. Commit to getting 8 hours of sleep nightly. Commit to drinking more water.
Sugar causes your insulin to spike. Sugar increases production of the stress hormone cortisol. Sugar is addictive.
Don’t do anything too stimulating before bed — That means you need to put your electronics away. Don’t get yourself all worked up and engaged in serious mental activities. Put that phone away.
Go to bed around the same time and get up around the same time every day — This will help establish a good sleep wake cycle. Shifting your sleep time from one night to the next will disrupt your sleep wake cycle. Pay attention to your body’s sleep signal. When you start feeling tired in the evening, don’t ignore your body’s cue to get ready for bed. A common reason for difficulties with falling asleep is ignoring our body’s sleep signal.
Establish a set bedtime routine that will help you to turn off from your hecti
- Oatmeal is a food that triggers insuli