Posts Tagged "depression"

Is nutritional psychiatry the future of mental health treatments?

Posted on Sep 18, 2019 in Health & Wellness, Medical Rewind

Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have a lot to say about this article on theMarch 4, 2019 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Mental health problems are notoriously tricky to treat, with many sufferers reporting that they’ve gone through several different psychiatrists and medications before striking on something that manages their condition to at least some degree. However, it’s starting to look like seeing a conventional psychiatrist for mental health problems might be a bit like going to a cardiologist for a skin condition; an emerging specialty, nutritional...

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About One In 20 American Children Have Depression Or Anxiety, Study Reveals

Posted on Jun 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the January 21, 2019 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Analysis of nationwide data revealed that 2.6 million American children — more than 1 in every 20 — were diagnosed with anxiety and/or depression between 2011 and 2012. According to the report, anxiety in children and adolescents increased in the United States, while depression diagnoses have remained at the same levels as previous studies. Researchers analyzed data from the nationally representative National Survey of Children’s...

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Physician burnout, depression can lead to major medical errors: Study

Posted on Oct 17, 2018 in Health & Wellness

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the July 9, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show Does your doctor’s mental health and well-being affect the care you receive? A new study says yes — burnout, fatigue and depression may affect major medical errors. Medical errors contribute to an estimated 100,000 to 200,000 deaths per year, according to the Institute of Medicine. Burnout — defined as emotional exhaustion or depersonalization — occurs in more than half of doctors, according to the study. Researchers surveyed physicians across the country to...

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Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy May Lead to Fetal Brain Changes

Posted on Jun 20, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the April 9, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show There’s a growing and confusing group of studies looking at the effect of anti-depressants during pregnancy. Some research suggests that the drugs are linked to an increased risk of miscarriage, while other studies focus on the implications for the developing baby (including possible birth defects and an increased risk of autism), while other studies questioned such associations. So it’s not surprising that doctors and expectant moms struggle with weighing the benefits of...

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Many grapple with PTSD after a cancer diagnosis

Posted on Apr 19, 2018 in Uncategorized

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 20, 2017  Advanced Medicine Show Many people diagnosed with a form of cancer also experience post-traumatic stress disorder, and for some, this persists and sometimes worsens with time, even after successful cancer treatment. People living with cancer sometimes develop post-traumatic stress disorder, and for some, the symptoms persist for years. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychological condition that develops in the aftermath of a particularly distressing event. The condition can be...

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