COVID-19 & MENTAL HEALTH

The SARS-CoV-2 virus, infamously known as COVID-19, has been for the past year the world’s largest enemy. Taking into consideration everything that has happened since December 2019, COVID-19 had monumental impact on the health of everyone in the world. The Association for Psychological Science (APS) states that increased emotional and mental stress on an individual’s... Continue Reading →

At Home Treatment for PMDD (and even PMS)

Recently we made a post about Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), which is an extreme form of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) that many women experience. To recap, PMDD is a disorder that affects around 5% of the female population in America. Many women experience extreme mood swings, including bouts of depression, anxiety, panic, and irritability. They often... Continue Reading →

Childhood Trauma

What is childhood trauma? Childhood trauma is when something scary, violent, dangerous, or life threatening happens to a child between the age of 0 to 18 years old. Childhood trauma can happen to any child, at any time. It is important to note that trauma doesn't have to occur directly to the child, watching someone... Continue Reading →

Seasonal Affective Disorder

As the snow and winter draw closer and it becomes darker outside it can be challenging to keep the light and warmth inside of us on. For some this may be the time when they start experiencing feelings of sadness, loneliness, and hopelessness. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is called such due to the correlation between... Continue Reading →

Octubre es el mes de concientización sobre la depresión: Enfoque en depresión mayor (depresión clínica)

¿Qué es la depresión mayor o depresión clínica? Todos nos sentimos tristes y deprimidos en algún momento de nuestras vidas. Sin embargo, la depresión mayor, también conocida como depresión clínica, consiste en sentirse deprimido la mayor parte del día y sin interés en actividades que antes disfrutamos. Algunos de los síntomas de la depresión mayor... Continue Reading →

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