Category Archives: Psychiatry

Could intense mood swings indicate an underlying issue?

Almost everyone experiences the “emotional rollercoaster” at some point in life, but for those with bipolar disorder, the extreme emotional ups and downs do not end. Bipolar disorder, or manic depression, is one of the most common and severe mental … Continue reading

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Patients with low mood all have unique neurotransmitter patterns

Depression is a common illness, approximately 1 in 10 people report symptoms of depression ( Imbalances in monoamine neurotransmitters, especially serotonin and norepinephrine, are commonly indicated in depression.   Despite this knowledge, therapies addressing serotonin and norepinephrine imbalances are often ineffective.  … Continue reading

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Trauma-related stress: What happens when neuro/endo/immune soldiers are still on active duty?

What is PTSD? We’ve all heard the reports of soldiers and/or veterans coming back from active duty suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but what does that entail?  PTSD can occur after someone has been through a traumatic or life-threatening … Continue reading

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