Suicidal Thoughts and Depression: Exploring the Link


Are suicidal thoughts normal? This is a question that often arises when discussing mental health and the various conditions associated with it. Suicidal thoughts can be a distressing experience, and it's essential to understand their connection to conditions such as depression. In this article, we will delve into the relationship between suicidal thoughts and depression, [...]

Suicidal Thoughts and Depression: Exploring the Link2023-05-25T16:50:54-04:00

Why Am I Depressed When My Life Is Good?


Depression is not solely linked to catastrophic events or trauma. Anyone can experience depression, including those who appear to have a good life. Experiencing depression when everything seems to be fine can cause frustration and guilt.   When someone is living with depression, and at the same time, their life feels blessed, it is easy for [...]

Why Am I Depressed When My Life Is Good?2023-03-14T10:09:52-04:00

Can I Treat Depression Without Medication?


According to a study published by the National Library of Medicine, when it comes to treating depression, antidepressants have a 50% success rate. Even so, out of the people who find relief after using antidepressants for depression treatment, half of them end up relapsing, reducing the recovery rate to 25%. Additionally, depression medications often come with [...]

Can I Treat Depression Without Medication?2023-03-14T10:04:12-04:00

The Difference Between Depression and Major Depressive Disorder


It is common to hear people say they are depressed or going through the blues when they are experiencing a rough patch in life. However, they bounce back and move on with life when the season ends. Contrary to popular belief, occasional sadness is not depression. It is a healthy human emotion that everybody experiences [...]

The Difference Between Depression and Major Depressive Disorder2023-03-09T12:16:46-05:00

What is Treatment-Resistant Depression?


When major depressive disorder (MDD) fails to respond to at least two rounds of traditional and first-line therapeutic options, it becomes treatment-resistant depression (TRD). MDD is a psychological condition characterized by a lack of interest and lingering sadness. Treatment for this debilitating illness usually involves counseling and medication.   Counseling enables people with MDD to establish [...]

What is Treatment-Resistant Depression?2023-02-14T11:33:52-05:00

TMS for Depression: How Long Do the Results Last?


 Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive magnetic therapy used to treat depression. This technique applies the use of magnetic pulses delivered repeatedly from magnetic fields to influence the stimulation of neuronal cells in the brain.  The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved TMS for treating depression because of its high success rate.  However, how long do the benefits of TMS [...]

TMS for Depression: How Long Do the Results Last?2023-02-14T11:32:38-05:00

The Link Between Depression and Addiction 


Depression is a severe mood disorder that causes sadness, low energy, and trouble looking forward to happiness or pleasure. Some people with depression feel mostly anxious, irritable, empty, or guilty, while others feel primarily sad.   Some people with depression sleep way too much, while others are always restless and can't sleep. Depression can appear differently [...]

The Link Between Depression and Addiction 2023-01-12T09:37:45-05:00

New Year’s Resolutions for Managing Depression


A recent New Year's resolutions study found that about 40% of Americans set up resolutions, but less than half are still going strong after six months. We all want to make changes in our lives that are good and make a difference, but how do we make the changes last? When making resolutions, you must consider [...]

New Year’s Resolutions for Managing Depression2022-12-22T16:53:43-05:00

How to Deal with Depression During the Holidays


The holidays can be a difficult time for people who suffer from depression. For some, the holiday season is a time of joy and happiness, but for others, it can be a time of loneliness and sadness. If you are struggling with depression during the holidays, don't worry - you are not alone. This blog [...]

How to Deal with Depression During the Holidays2022-12-12T10:10:44-05:00

The Difference Between Depression and Sadness?


Depression can sometimes be a solace for challenging times. Although a person cannot be addicted to this mental illness like substance use disorder, the condition can create a visual cycle from mood, emotional, and behavioral dysregulation, making it seem like an addiction to sadness. What is depression? Depression is a mood disorder characterized by persistent [...]

The Difference Between Depression and Sadness?2022-12-02T14:36:34-05:00
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