Emotional Eating: The Habit You Need to Kick

Among the many things that can stress us out in daily life, food is sometimes used to soothe or combat that stress. Emotional eating results in not only eating when the body isn’t necessarily hungry, but also in causing cravings for unhealthy foods in the process, making it a combination of unhealthy eating and mental health. Often renamed as ‘comfort foods,’ these types of foods … Continue reading Emotional Eating: The Habit You Need to Kick

Neurology Practice Emphasizes Holistic, Patient-Focused Care: Dr. Sheri Swader Leading the Charge

Neurological disorders affect millions of people and can make everyday tasks cumbersome and scary. From migraines and sleeplessness to epilepsy and back pain, these issues make enjoying life hard. Since 2008, Southern Healthcare Alliance Neurology has been treating the patient, not the disorder. They stand by their Christian philosophy and holistic approach. When coming to the office, they treat you like family and always listen. … Continue reading Neurology Practice Emphasizes Holistic, Patient-Focused Care: Dr. Sheri Swader Leading the Charge

Alternatives to Traditional Mental Health Services

Treatments are crucial to those who are impacted by mental health, but not everyone has equal access to mental healthcare professionals. Whether they are too far away or the traveling expenses are too much, there are alternative ways to seek help. According to Hannah Nichols of Medical News Today, about 48.3 million adults face mental health conditions in America. However, 9.8 million of those are … Continue reading Alternatives to Traditional Mental Health Services

Interventions: The Road to a Better You

An intervention is the process or action of intervening to improve a situation. It is a combination of program elements or strategies designed to produce behavior changes or improve the health status of an individual. They can sway someone to seek help for alcoholism, drug abuse, compulsive eating, over spending, and a plethora of other addictions. Interventions are usually performed by people who are closest … Continue reading Interventions: The Road to a Better You

The Mental Impacts of Stuttering

Stuttering is a multifaceted disorder than can have a significant impact on social, emotional, and psychological issues. This is largely due to people’s reactions to those who stutter; these people may not understand that stuttering is a break in fluent speech that cannot be controlled. According to Beth Gilbert of PsychCentral, stuttering is characterized by sound, syllable, and phrase repetitions; hesitations; fillers; and revisions in … Continue reading The Mental Impacts of Stuttering