Mind Health Blog

Cycle of Anxiety

Understanding the Cycle of Anxiety

Imagine navigating life with your mind constantly overwhelmed by worries, doubts, and fears. This is a reality for an estimated 31.1% of U.S. adults at some point in their lives. Understanding the cycle of anxiety is crucial to recognizing how these feelings often leave individuals trapped in a continuous loop of anxious thoughts and physical…

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Introvert

Introvert vs. Social Anxiety: What’s the Difference?

In a culture that typically values extroversion, individuals who are more reserved or enjoy solitude may feel overlooked or misinterpreted. But is their quiet nature a sign that they’re an introvert or have social anxiety? Although they can appear similar, introversion and social anxiety have differences. Recognizing these differences is essential for understanding your personal…

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Just Diagnosed With Adult ADHD

Newly Diagnosed With Adult ADHD? Here’s What to Know

Until recently, ADHD was primarily viewed as a disorder affecting children, characterized by high levels of activity, difficulty maintaining focus in school, and constant fidgeting. However, it’s now understood that the condition isn’t always outgrown, as evidenced by approximately 8.7 million adults in the U.S. who continue to live with ADHD. People with ADHD have…

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6 ways to stop a panic attack in its tracks.

A panic attack is a sudden surge of overwhelming fear or anxiety that often comes on without warning. Symptoms of a panic attack can be very intense and can cause physical symptoms such as a racing heartbeat, sweating, trembling, shortness of breath, chest pain, and feelings of impending doom or death. Panic attacks can be…

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4 Daily Habits For Wellness

Creating healthy daily habits is crucial for maintaining and improving mental wellness. Just as physical exercise contributes to overall fitness, consistent and positive habits play a vital role in nurturing a healthy mind. These habits provide stability, structure, and a sense of control over one’s mental state, leading to increased resilience and improved emotional well-being….

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5 ways to balance a healthy diet with a TBI and why it’s important.

A healthy diet is crucial for anyone, but especially for individuals suffering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A TBI can cause a range of physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms, such as memory loss, difficulty with concentration, and depression, which can all be impacted by nutrition. A well-balanced diet can help to minimize these symptoms…

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You Are Not Alone

Mental Health Awareness Month is an incredibly important time for us to come together as a community and raise awareness about the importance of mental health. It’s been observed in the United States since 1949, and each year we continue to make strides in breaking down stigma, providing support, and advocating for those who are…

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Postpartum Depression: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Being a mom is a beautiful and rewarding experience, but it can also be overwhelming and stressful. Many mothers in Michigan find themselves grappling with the physical and emotional demands of caring for a new baby, which can take a toll on their mental health. It’s important to remember that it’s okay to feel overwhelmed…

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Feeling ADD about ADD medication

The add medication shortage has been a growing issue for patients and healthcare providers alike. At Mind Health Group Pharmacy, a Michigan psychiatric pharmacy, we have seen firsthand the challenges that arise when patients are unable to access the medications they need. One of the main reasons for the add medication shortage is a lack…

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Why does the “most wonderful time of the year” feel so bad?

“Seasonal anxiety” and “seasonal depression” are two phrases mentioned a lot this time of year. And, for good reason. Between the pressures of shopping, gift-giving, and visiting with family, it’s no wonder that the “most wonderful time of the year” can feel like anything but. Add the changing seasons and it’s almost surprising if you…

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