Entries by Achieve Medical

What Is an Eating Disorder? [Infographic]

Share this Image On Your Site </p> <p><strong>Please include attribution to achievemedicalcenter.com with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a href=’https://achievemedicalcenter.com/blog/what-is-an-eating-disorder-infographic/’><img src=’https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.138/qjw.a95.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Eating_Disorder_Infographic_V2-1-scaled.jpg’ alt=’What Is an Eating Disorder?’ 540px border=’0′ /></a></p> <p> An eating disorder is an illness that disrupts a person’s eating behaviors and can cause a person to become preoccupied with food, food intake, and/or their body weight. […]

4 Causes of Holiday Stress and How to Cope with It

The holiday season is here — and so is the stress that impacts many people during the season. Holiday stress can be problematic, and the holiday season is sometimes filled with loneliness, sadness, and anxiety, all of which can contribute to this issue. Fortunately, people who understand the causes of holiday stress can take steps […]

A Guide to Coping with Holiday Depression

The holiday season fosters excitement, joy, and other positive feelings. Yet for some people, holiday depression is a serious problem. If holiday depression is ignored and goes untreated, it can hinder your or a loved one’s ability to celebrate and enjoy the holidays. What Is Holiday Depression? Holiday depression refers to feelings of sadness, loneliness, […]

How to Best Cope with Maternal Depression

Maternal depression symptoms can impact the well-being of both women and their families. Research shows that maternal depression affects about one in nine women during pregnancy and up to one year after childbirth. This type of depression has a wide range of symptoms, including: Fatigue Crying Insomnia Difficulty concentrating Irritability Maternal depression can affect women […]

Understanding the Link Between Depression and Insomnia and How TMS Can Help

Depression and insomnia are often related conditions. To better understand the link between depression and insomnia, let’s first examine each condition individually. Depression, often diagnosed as Major Depressive Disorder, is a medical illness that affects the way a person acts, feels, and thinks. It can cause feelings of sadness, low energy, weight changes, sleep pattern […]

What Is Psychiatric Medication Management?

Psychiatric medication management, commonly referred to as psychopharmacology, helps people take a comprehensive and personalized approach to identify the right medications to address their mental health symptoms. Psychopharmacology involves working with a psychiatrist who understands the complexities associated with mental illness. This psychiatrist recognizes that each patient is different, and he or she understands that […]

Neurofeedback: How Optimizing Your Brain Can Help Treat Depression and Anxiety

Neurofeedback, also referred to as electroencephalography (EEG) biofeedback, is a type of brainwave training used to teach the brain how to operate at its fullest capacity. Neurofeedback is sometimes mistaken as biofeedback; however, it is crucial to note the differences between biofeedback and neurofeedback. Biofeedback refers to a method used to obtain information about the […]

What Causes Panic Attacks and How to Manage Them

A panic attack refers to a sudden period of intense fear. Panic attacks usually reach their peak within minutes of onset, and common panic attack symptoms include: Sweating Shaking Chest pain Nausea Fear of losing control and/or dying Palpitations Shortness of breath Dizziness Most people experience one or two panic attacks during their lifetime. However, […]

Types of Psychotherapy and How They Help Manage Depression

Psychotherapy, also referred to as “talk therapy,” often helps people cope with grief, sadness, and various complex emotions. It may be completed on its own or in conjunction with medications or other therapies. Additionally, psychotherapy may be used to treat depression and other mental health disorders. A typical psychotherapy treatment session lasts anywhere from 30 […]