What causes panic disorder? Crucial new research

What causes panic disorder? Crucial new research

There were no crossing lights or a gate arm. The panic disorder locomotive slammed into me in 1973. And at 19-years-old, the course of my life was forever changed. So what fuels this runaway train? Scientists thought they were close, until this came along…

Depression Isn’t Always “Depression”: 3 Types You Might Not Know About

Depression Isn’t Always “Depression”: 3 Types You Might Not Know About

If we’re looking for something based solely upon what it usually looks like, we’re in for a long and frustrating hunt. And if a mood or anxiety disorder is at play, we’re so much farther away from an accurate diagnosis and treatment. Case in point, depression isn’t always “depression.” Dr. Mae Casanova dials us in on three types that might fly under the radar…

Anxiety! What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You

Anxiety! What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You

Anxiety is a tortuous, confounding, painful, and often unrelenting demon that I wouldn’t wish on the worst of souls. If you’ve had any exposure to it, I can cut the descriptors. Really, there’s only one question here: “How the heck do we manage it?” For my money it’s all about learning, because, believe me, what you don’t know will hurt you…

The OPIOID CRISIS: Plenty of Treatment Need-to-Knows

The OPIOID CRISIS: Plenty of Treatment Need-to-Knows

Each and every day in the US some 120 people die subsequent to an opioid overdose. If lives weren’t enough, the total economic burden of prescription opioid abuse is right at $80 billion a year. This is stunning crisis news that calls for action. And action has to include education. Tap-in and we’ll hit the treatment neck of the woods…

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