Monthly Archives: February 2023

What to Expect After Being Diagnosed with Anxiety

What to expect after an anxiety diagnosis

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, you may feel overwhelmed and uncertain about what to do next. It’s important to remember that knowledge is power, and understanding your anxiety diagnosis can help you take control of the condition. Read on to learn how your diagnosis can help you, the practical methods you […]

What to Expect After Being Diagnosed with Schizophrenia

What to expect after you've been diagnosed with schizophrenia

Around 24 million people around the world have schizophrenia, which amounts to 0.32% of the global population. Though it’s more common than people believe, the media has created a skewed idea of what living with schizophrenia is really like. You may have many questions if you’ve been recently diagnosed with this mental health condition. Is […]

The 12 Most Horrible Mental Health Treatments in History

Horrible mental health treatments from history

We are lucky to live in a time when mental health is taken seriously by most, and there are scientifically backed treatments available to patients. Unfortunately, that wasn’t always the case. Throughout time, mental illness has perplexed scientists and doctors, which has led to strange and even dangerous asylum treatments. Here are 12 of the […]

Antihistamines That Also Treat Anxiety and depression

Antihistamines and Anxiety

Using an antihistamine for anxiety isn’t an uncommon practice. However, it may not be the best course of action for everyone. In this article, you’ll learn more about anxiety and the role of antihistamines in treating symptoms, and why other strategies may work better for both short- and long-term anxiety and panic attacks. The Importance […]

What to Expect After Being Diagnosed with Depression

After being diagnosed with depression

You left the doctor’s office after being diagnosed with depression. They reviewed your genetics, symptoms and medical history and determined that you’re suffering from mental illness. You’re worried about your loved ones’ reactions and how this will affect your life. Will you have to take antidepressants for decades? Luckily, you don’t need to figure it […]

Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons on Depression: What Helped

Dan Reynolds talks about depression

Since their chart-topping 2012 album Night Visions, Imagine Dragons has captivated fans with their genre-bending sound and introspective lyrics. But for lead singer Dan Reynolds, the band’s rise to fame was clouded by depression. Reynolds has grown increasingly vocal about his struggle with the condition, which he’s had since childhood. As a member of both […]

What to Expect After Being Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder

After diagnosis from bipolar

Having a newly diagnosed bipolar disorder can be frightening. If you’ve just been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, you may feel a wide array of conflicting emotions. However, there’s good news: Bipolar disorder doesn’t have to ruin your life. Indeed, if you’ve just been formally diagnosed, you should feel hopeful. Now that you know what you’re […]

How Long Can Depression Last?

How long can depression last?

Depression is a condition that affects people from all walks of life. It’s estimated that in 2020, at least 2.1 million U.S. adults experienced at least one major depressive episode. When someone is living with depression, it can feel insurmountable, but help is available, and it is possible to recover. Here, we’ll explore the answers […]