Non-controlled Medications for Sleep

Non-controlled Medications for Sleep

Insomnia can be so debilitating that the United Nations lists forced sleep deprivation as a type of torture. Having difficulty falling or staying asleep, or waking up too early can lead to the following complications: Accidents Not feeling well rested Difficulty...
Treating Anxiety Without Controlled Substances

Treating Anxiety Without Controlled Substances

At one time, controlled substances such as Valium (diazepam) were the first thing physicians prescribed when dealing with complaints of anxiety. When it was found that patients often developed dependency and depression, newer types of treatment were developed....
Treating Anxiety (Without Benzodiazepines)

Treating Anxiety (Without Benzodiazepines)

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety is the most common mental illness experienced in the United States, accounting for a staggering 18.1% of the population yearly. This means that almost 1 in every 5 Americans experience...
Which Antidepressant Is the Best?

Which Antidepressant Is the Best?

Depression can be quite challenging to treat. Treatment should consist of cognitive behavioral therapy (counseling) and in more severe cases where counseling does not adequately treat it, antidepressant medications are warranted. But what is the best antidepressant...