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Iron Deficiency Without Anemia

Iron Deficiency Without Anemia

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

An Open Letter to Congress on World Mental Health Day (2019)

An Open Letter to Congress on World Mental Health Day (2019)

Dear [Insert Name of Representative], My name is [insert your name], and I am writing on behalf of the Twitter mental health community about the changes needed to ensure affordable and accessible mental health care and ways to improve remission rates and restore functionality and […]

Weighted Blankets: How to Really Compare Them!

Weighted Blankets: How to Really Compare Them!

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]