Christopher Bullock, MD
Posts by Christopher Bullock, MD
If you feel ready to stop taking an antidepressant, tapering off slowly with advice from your doctor may help you avoid uncomfortable symptoms called discontinuation syndrome.
No one wants to be have to go to a hospital, but there are times when it’s unavoidable. Having some advance knowledge about the hospital experience may help you feel more comfortable in the event you or someone you know has to go to the ER or be admitted.
The health risks of loneliness and isolation have been known for some time, but more recently research has shown the specific effects in the brain. Finding ways to make connections with other people is the best “medicine” to alleviate the mental and physical effects of loneliness.
Getting regular exercise is one of the best actions you can take to improve or maintain your overall health. Fitting exercise into your life is not as difficult as it might seem, but it does require some planning.