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Is there a connection between mental health and chronic pain?

I was dealing with chronic pain for a while now, and I've tried several things to get rid of it--changing my diet and exercising, etc. My doctor suggested it could be because...

Do stroke patients have a large risk of vascular dementia?

My grandmother had a stroke over a year ago, and I'm noticing some symptoms that are a little concerning. Her personality has completely changed (the stroke did take a toll on...

Blurred vision with Celexa. Is this normal?

I started to take Celexa about a week ago, and now my vision is really blurry. I know this is a new thing too, since I've never needed glasses and it happens at random points...

Are antidepressants good for elderly patients?

To relieve her depression, my mom's doctor prescribed her antidepressants. But I'm worried that because of her age, that she would experience a further decline in her mental health--since...

Is Adderall the only form of treatment for ADHD?

My son takes Adderall to treat his ADHD, but I'm not really comfortable with it being treated with pharmacological medications. Are there other treatments or therapies available?...

How do I detect it?

How do I know if I don't have it or if I do? Sometimes I have crazy mood swings and I can't explain them. Sometimes I'm happy and all I want to do is run around and sometimes...

Is there a cure for schizophrenia?

Is schizophrenia curable in people with medications? Or, do schizophrenic patients have to take their meds everyday, for the rest of their lives, to manage their symptoms?

Will a psychiatrist help me with my depression?

I have been in a depression for quite some time, and now, I'm starting to have suicidal thoughts. I try my best to ease it, but nothing works. Can a psychiatrist help me?

Is Parkinson's curable?

My father has just been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Is this curable? What can my dad do to slow down the progression of the disease?

Feeling very depressed after a traumatic head injury. Should I see a psychiatrist?

I suffered a traumatic head injury a year ago in a car accident. I went through surgery and many months of physical therapy but I am still getting terrible headaches which make...

My mother was diagnosed with early Alzheimer's and she is becoming increasingly depressed and frightened. Should I take her to see a psychiatrist?

My mother, who was diagnosed with early Alzheimer's, is becoming more depressed, frightened and panicky -- especially when she forgets something, and knows she has forgetten it!...

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