3 Big Myths About PTSD

3 Big Myths About PTSD While everyone is susceptible to both trauma and its effects, medical conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder are often discussed without clear definitions or informative explanations. There are so many myths and misconceptions about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and while most people will experience some type of trauma in their life,…

Migraines: More Than “Just a Headache”

For those who suffer from chronic migraines, they have most likely experienced the stigma surrounding the condition at least once in their lifetime. To others, they may assume the sufferer is just seeking attention or lessen their pain by saying “it’s just a headache.” Migraines are more than “just a headache.” They can result in…

Debunking 3 Myths About Clinical Trials

The world of medicine has evolved from primative practices to the technologically advanced techniques that are used today. This is, in part, due to clinical trials and the people who participate in them.  Clinical research is incredibly important to the advancement of both mental and physical medicine. Without it, we would have no way of…

FDA Approves New Medical Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that affects memory, comprehension, and motor skills. Currently, Alzheimer’s affects an estimated 6.2 million Americans. This devastating illness can have a profound impact on the lives of those who are diagnosed with the disease, as well as their loved ones.  Previously, the only available treatment for symptoms…