Postpartum depression and anxiety is a common complication of childbirth. Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment options if you or a loved one have a postpartum disorder.
March 30th, 2012
You know the feeling when it starts: an unpleasant burning in your chest or abdomen, a feeling of cold on the back of your neck, tingling in your arms, or tightness in the back of your throat. Anxiety is a physical phenomenon. Many of us are unaware of the specific physical sensations associated with our (more…)
August 23rd, 2011
For individuals who have struggled with depression, the decision of whether to try, or later to stay on antidepressant medication is often a difficult one. Some people swear they will never try an antidepressant, until or unless their depression becomes so debilitating that there seems to be no other option. For others, the promise of (more…)
August 22nd, 2010
There is no guilt quite like the guilt of a parent. We feel so uniquely responsible for the care of our children. Every lapse in our parenting weighs on us. Throughout life there are always reasons to feel guilty: the call we forgot to return or the birthday card we forgot to send, or the (more…)