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Sexual Medicine
Medications for Sex: Health, Functioning, & Pleasure

    Sexual dysfunctions are a widely experienced issue. Erectile dysfunction affects approximately 30 million men in the United States. Additionally, 40 percent of women worldwide struggle with sexual dysfunction. Sexual problems and dysfunctions are far more common than many people realize.   Clearly, this health problem is a serious issue that affects a large

Medication for Panic, PTSD, and Crisis
Medications for Panic, PTSD, and Crisis

    According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, at some point in their lives, approximately 6 percent of the U.S. population will have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD). Roughly 4.7 percent of adults will struggle with panic disorder at some point in their lives as well, according to the National Institute of

Integrative Mental Healthcare
What is Integrative Mental Healthcare?

    According to the World Health Organization, between 35 and 50 percent of people in high-income countries (including the United States) with mental disorders are not receiving mental health treatment.   Many experts agree that incorporating integrative medicine and health into mental health treatment protocols could lead to better outcomes (compared to conventional medicine

How to help my partner heal from my infidelity
How to Help My Partner Heal From My Infidelity

    One in three Americans have admitted to cheating on their partners. Of those who had cheated, 24 percent also reported admitting the details of the affair to their partner. The results can be emotionally devastating.   It is possible for a relationship to survive and to rebuild the trust between a couple after

Mental Health Care Plan Treatment Plan
Creating a Mental Health Care Plan

    Mental health is one of the pillars of our overall well-being. However, mental wellness isn’t always easy to achieve. If someone is struggling, a mental health care plan can help them take steps towards gaining control and recovery. These plans are highly personalized and tailored to each patient. Everyone’s treatment needs are different,

How to find a good Psychiatrist
How to Find a Good Psychiatrist

  The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that roughly 25,500 psychiatrists are working in the United States today. Unfortunately, though, not all of these psychiatrists have the same qualifications or capabilities.     For those who are struggling to find a good psychiatrist, or any other type of mental health medication prescriber, it can be

Natural Remedies for Mental Health
Natural Remedies for Mental Health

    Herbs and other natural remedies are often recommended to those who are struggling with mental health conditions like anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. However, there’s also a lot of confusion regarding the efficacy and safety of these supplements.     For those who are considering using natural remedies for mental health, the following

Herbs and Supplements for Mental Health
Herbs and Supplements for Mental Health

    According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 20 percent of adults in the United States (that’s roughly 51.5 million people) live with at least one mental illness.   There are plenty of medications available to help those with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and other mental health conditions. However, many find relief