Understanding Male Depression

Do you feel on edge, alone, or withdrawn? Do you find yourself working a lot or drinking too much? If so, you might be experiencing unhealthy coping strategies to combat male depression. Just like any other type of depression, male depression is a serious medical condition. However, many men try to ignore it or do […]

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Recognizing Depression After School Starts

It is hard to believe that school is already here. Kids are gearing up to see friends they have not seen all summer, meet new classmates, take new courses, and start at a new school. All these things, along with many other school related circumstances, can bring on depression. Some students may already be dealing […]

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3 Signs of Postpartum Depression

There is so much joy in bringing life into this world. But nothing can be more stressful and alarming for a mother that feels anything but joy after her baby has been born. The baby blues are a more subtle version of postpartum depression and up to 80% of mothers experience this.¬† When the following […]

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How TMS Can Be An Effective Treatment for Postpartum Depression 

  Shockingly 1 in 7 women experience some sort of postpartum depression with most of them falling into the baby blues category. For symptoms that surpass a few weeks, women may move into the moderate postpartum depression category. While rare, 1 in 1000 women experiences postpartum psychosis which is the most severe form of PPD.¬† […]

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Social Media and Depression: New Issues for a New Age

  The arrival of social media has made an impact on people of all ages, all over the world. The ability to connect to others from anywhere allowed for existing friendships to flourish and new friendships to be made. But with such a positive impact came downfalls as well. As social media has evolved, so […]

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Preparing Yourself for TMS: What to Look For and Expect

  Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, better known as TMS, is an effective method for people who have severe depression and have exhausted other options. TMS is clinically proven to succeed in cases of depression where other methods of treatment have not. But what should you look for when seeking TMS? How to Prepare for TMS Often, […]

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Symptoms of Depression in Seniors: Are They Different?

  Depression can affect anyone at any age, and it has a well-defined set of symptoms. However, the symptoms in seniors are slightly different. The overall pattern of depression symptoms is similar at any age, but elderly depression symptoms can be evident in different ways. It is important to be aware of the symptoms so […]

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7 Ways to Beat Summertime Sadness

  When it comes to summertime, many people are stocking up on sunscreen, making plans to take trips to the beach or lake, or to just spend a lot more time outdoors. However, that is not the case with everyone. Some individuals are planning to shut out the sunshine entirely. If you are one of […]

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Taking a Closer Look at TMS

  Have you ever tried a variety of medications, homeopathic remedies, or therapies for an illness and none of them worked? It can be infuriating when you try so many things but all of them fail. Some may help one part of the illness but not everything. Some may work but cause negative side effects. […]

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