Mental Health

It’s Time to Embrace Full-Time Telecommuting

It’s Time to Embrace Full-Time Telecommuting

Introduction While not mainstream yet, full-time telecommuting positions are becoming more common and give an employers an edge in recruiting top talent. Many studies have shown that a lot of people would prefer a full-time telecommuting position, as it offers numerous benefits over traditional types […]

12 Tips for Starting New Medications

12 Tips for Starting New Medications

Introduction Starting new medications can be frightening. One glance at the leaflet from the pharmacy is enough to send anyone into a state of anxiety. But for those of us struggling with mental illness, especially an anxiety disorder, trying new medication can be really difficult. […]

World Mental Health Day (2018)

World Mental Health Day (2018)

Introduction World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10 every year. The objectives are to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to reflect on what is and isn’t working with regards to supporting mental health. Having made my way through […]

Genetic Testing for Psychiatric Medications

Genetic Testing for Psychiatric Medications

Disclaimer: The information contained within this blog post does not constitute medical advice and is for informational purposes only. While I have a PhD, I am not a licensed medical professional. Any questions you have regarding your health should be discussed with your treating physician. Introduction […]

Mirtazapine Startup and Withdrawal

Mirtazapine Startup and Withdrawal

Disclaimer: The information contained within this blog post does not constitute medical advice and is for informational purposes only. While I have a PhD, I am not a licensed medical professional. Any questions you have regarding your health should be discussed with your treating physician. Also, […]

Battling Antidepressant Induced Weight Gain

Battling Antidepressant Induced Weight Gain

Introduction So you’ve decided to take charge of your mental health, and you have sought out the help from a medical professional. You finally found a medication that works, but unfortunately it comes with a nasty little side effect: weight gain. Is the antidepressant induced […]