KETAMINE TREATEMENT FOR MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER.

What exactly is ketamine ? Well, it  was once used mainly as an anesthetic on battlefields and in operating rooms. Unlike other anesthetics, ketamine doesn’t slow breathing or heart rate, so patients don’t need to be on a ventilator to receive it. In recent years Ketamine has been proven to have significant effects it can …

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CHILDHOOD TRUAMA (ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES (ACES)).

We tend to think of a trauma as a sudden, cataclysmic event like a serious car accident or a tornado. While it’s true that those experiences can qualify as ACEs, trauma is also the result of sustained periods of toxic stress over weeks, months, or even years. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can affect people’s health and …

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THE ART OF MENTALLY HEALING ONESELF (PART 1) <3

Firstly, what is mental healing? It can be interpreted as the process of alleviating or attempting to alleviate mental or physical illness through the power of the mind. There are various ways  one can embark on the journey towards self-healing, different methods work for different people it is always important to pick the path that …

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STOP THE STIGMA ON MEN’S MENTAL HEALTH !!

  While male mental health is often overlooked, the issue looms large. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, men are almost FOUR TIMES MORE LIKELY to commit suicide than women. Men’s mental mental health is often flooded with stigma. So what is stigma exactly? Stigma can be complex and prevalent. For these reasons, I …

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MANIC DEPRESSION A.K.A BIPOLAR DISORDER.

Manic-depression: Alternating moods of abnormal highs (mania) and lows (depression).  These days it is more commonly known as bipolar disorder, the change from “manic depression” to “bipolar disorder” was made in 1980. It was done to include symptoms such as hypomania and exclude some others while attempting to reduce the stigma associated with the disorder. It …

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DEPRESSION A.K.A MAJOR DEPRESIVE DISORDER. (A TWO-PART SERIES)

Depression Is Different From Sadness or Grief/Bereavement, How?   The death of a loved one, loss of a job or the ending of a relationship are difficult experiences that people endure in life. It is normal for feelings of sadness or grief to develop in response to such situations. Those experiencing loss often might describe …

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