Teen Borderline Personality Disorder: 9 signs

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a regularly encountered disorder. BPD can be diagnosed in adolescence through an evaluation of developmental deficits, threshold for distress tolerance, the management of interpersonal relationships and emotions. During a teen’s early years, the symptoms of BPD being to manifest. It is difficult though, for a clinician to diagnose somebody under…

Baby fetus

Are E-cigarettes worse for a fetus?

Scientists caution pregnant women from switching to e-cigarettes instead of just quitting smoking completely. E-cigarettes may be harming unborn children. Electronic cigarettes, vaping, or hookah pens cause problems with the child’s coordination, behavior, and thought processes. Even later fertility problems may occur, according to many leading scientific researchers.  It’s an unfortunate reality today, but many…

Woman receiving TMS therapy

Wave of the future: TMS therapy

For people having little or no success in fighting depression with anti-depressants or psychotherapy, there is still hope with TMS Therapy. Trans-cranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS for short) is a new medical procedure that essentially re-balances the brain with magnets. TMS Therapy Procedure TMS is an outpatient procedure. The patient sits in a chair with a device positioned…

Patient withdrawing from heroin

Lifting the Suboxone cap

Lawmakers and the medical community are raising their voices to a proposed lift on Suboxone cap. The medication, suboxone, is a heroin-addiction medication that has proven to be extremely effectively, as well as extremely controversial with the purist 12-step method of therapy that promotes abstinence from any such drug for recovery. The legislation proposed by U.S. Senators…