Resources to help you maximize your mental well-being
Resources to help you maximize your mental well-being
Brandon Lenfest, guest contributor and long-time staffer at the clinic, offers a fresh perspective on the journey of mental health and mental wellness.
Support your brain health 24/7! We recently interviewed Sofia Sambunaris, an aspiring (and practicing!) food health expert who explains how you don’t need to sacrifice nutrition when you're on the go.
In this edition, Dr. Sambunaris gives a summary of the Wall Street Journal article written by Tracy Dennis-Tiwary.
If you are frustrated with the VA, you have other options. Please call the Institute for Advanced Medical Research at 770-817-9200 and find out about our specialized programs for vet.
It's great to be aware, but life only gets better when you take action. Call us at 770-817-9200 or share this number with someone who can benefit from specialized medical support for their disorder.
If you’re struggling with anxiety, a glass of wine may relax you in the short term, but it’s still important to deal with the underlying cause, especially if it is a medical condition called anxiety.
Change can be scary and downright anxiety-provoking for many. Learn five ways you can survive and thrive in times of uncertainty.
You can improve your mental and physical health by sleeping well each night. Sleep is important for both physical health as well as emotional health.
Food is your fuel; it can help you fight a virus, decrease inflammation, increase immunity, turn genetic markers for disease on or off. Take the challenge and use one of these 3 suggestions to change how you feel today!
Social Anxiety Disorder is not the same as being simply shy; those who are afflicted worry about being rejected or embarrassed in social situations. Could it be time for you to investigate a solution?
While going to your family physician is a good first step, the expertise of a specialist may be what you need to get your mental health back on track.
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While being anxious can help us to overcome some of life's most challenging situations, when it becomes intrusive or all-encompassing as an anxiety disorder, you can miss out on life.
Goal setting is a great way to start the New Year but what is the best way to go about this process to make sure it pays off in the long run?
Doc and a special guest want to wish you all the best of the season!
Living with social anxiety disorder may be challenging, but you have options. There are many ways to help manage and overcome social anxiety triggers and reduce symptoms.
Unfortunately, women are prone to chronic pain disorders than men. According to U.S. Government statistics, females are 90% more likely to be diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. But there are treatment options for both genders available.
PTSD never entirely goes away; however, with proper treatment, PTSD symptoms can be diminished and made manageable. Experiencing a traumatic event doesn’t have to take over your life. We are here to help and want to guide you through the trauma you faced!
Meditation can help you gain control over the symptoms of depression by helping specific regions of your brain de-stress. Learn more here!
Anxiety conditions can be disabling and result in life-disrupting stress, fear, and panic attacks. Ketamine therapy has shown promising results for treating mental disorders like anxiety to enhance lifestyle and ease extreme symptoms of the disorder.
Depression can present in many different ways, often hiding under the diagnosis of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). 59% of individuals with anxiety also meet criteria to be diagnosed with secondary depression.
Students aren't the only ones who are grappling with the realities of trying to get back to "normal" -- whatever that is!
Watch our latest video where Dr. Sambunaris offers advice on how to deal with the "new normal" of back to school!
The transition between high school and college is stressful but having a thoughtful plan for building a support system and predicting where students may struggle can help.
Guest contributor Amanda Leekley explains that Worry, Stress, and Anxiety are all similar, but vary in the reaction to the perceived threat.
If you love being part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of others and are interested in working the front office of a thriving medical practice, send us your resume!
Hear the unvarnished truth of one's patient's struggle with clinical depression and anxiety.
How to tell if you your teen or young adult is at risk or struggling with the medical condition of depression.
Sage Therapeutics and Biogen Announce Positive Pivotal Phase 3 Results for Zuranolone, an Investigational Two-Week, Once-Daily Therapeutic Being Evaluated for Major Depressive Disorder.
Pain can be depressing, and depression creates and exacerbates pain. This cycle can be a dangerous one. In fact, people afflicted by chronic pain are three times more likely to develop psychiatric disorders (most often anxiety or mood disorders).
Depression is a mental disorder that both men and women struggle with. However, in the case of men, the disorder can look very differently that it looks in women.
Anyone that has had Chickenpox, even if it was all the way back in childhood, now lives with the risk of experiencing Shingles when they enter their later years. And what does that have to do with Fibromyalgia?!
If you or a loved one are still struggling with depression even on medication, you are not the only one!
Fibromyalgia is painful, difficult to diagnose and has limited treatment options. But there are always new drugs being developed! #Fibro #FibroATL #FibroAlpharetta #FibroOptions
There are significant overlaps between depression and insomnia - so how do you know what to get help for first?
Did you know that the most common characteristic that precedes depression is generalized pain?
Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
We all know that chronic stress leaves us feeling exhausted and worn out. But what if that stress becomes an actual medical condition like depression or anxiety? All three scenarios can negatively impact your physical and mental wellness!
Did you know that anxiety can also affect your attention span? Researchers have found that there is a link between these conditions.
When stress becomes a persistent part of your life, to the point of feeling like you struggle every day, it's time to get help.
If you feel like your insomnia is making life hard...you are right!
Anxiety and depression can look a lot alike, but there are some distinct differences. Our recommendation: get a professional opinion from a physician!
Discussing depression is important. It is a medical condition that extends far beyond sadness. The following is a guide on how to help yourself OR how to help others.
Could ketamine help with chronic pain management?
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You worry about your children during the COVID-19 pandemic, but many of us are equally concerned about our elders, who are at much higher risk of death if they become infected. There may be only so much you can do!
If you are bothered by thoughts and feelings from a trauma, you may wonder if you have PTSD. Taking a screening — either online or at a VA medical center (VAMC) — is a good idea.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on everyone, and not just physically. Taking care of your mental health is important too, especially because no one knows when the crisis will end.
Has stress got you struggling with sleep? Better habits can help but if you continue to toss and turn it could be more...
Depression and anxiety have many similar or overlapping symptoms, making it important for people to consult a psychiatrist, a physician that specialize in mood disorders
Stress is a normal and necessary reaction to the pressures of life and anxiety is a medical condition caused by an imbalance in the brain. Learn how stress can trigger a serious, but treatable, medical condition.
Learn more about this exciting new treatment option
Did you know that chronic stress, depression and anxiety all accelerate the aging process? Learn more about the mind/body connection and how you can protect both.
Herbal remedies are not FDA approved and aren't proven to help your depressive symptoms like antidepressants can.
Fibromyalgia research is still in the early stages. Here is some information about how it's progressed.
Antidepressants are a key part in alleviating your depressive symptoms. Don't stop taking them without talking to your psychiatrist first.
The symptoms of Fibromyalgia are sneaky. Here's how to identify them.
Side effects can occur while taking antidepressants. You don't have to put up with them.
Don't know how to start treatment for your PTSD? We're here to help.
Antidepressants affect everyone differently. Here's some tips on how to make the most our of your treatment.
PTSD can be hard to identify. Here are some common characteristics.
The problem isn't you, it's your antidepressant.
Caffeine and nicotine help focus your attention in the short term attention, but doesn't help your ADD in the long term.
Has your child been isolating themselves more often than usual? Are you wondering if they have depression? Here are a few of the common signs and symptoms.
ADD doesn't just occur to children. Here are some signs and symptoms to help you identify if you have ADD.
A quick overview on the science of why ketamine is different than traditional SSRIs and why it is an important treatment option for 33% of patients currently on medication for depression and anxiety.
It's real. It hurts. But you don't need to keep suffering.
Did you know that 60 million Americans struggle with insomnia? If you are one of those that just can't seem to get a good night's rest, you are in good company!
60 million individuals suffer from insomnia daily.
Two of the most common mental disorders in the world are anxiety and depression. Although these are two different disorders, they do have a lot in common.
The Benefits of Continuous Depression Treatments