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5 Things You Need To Know About Adult ADHD

1. There’s more than one type of ADHD As a society, we tend to focus on the hyperactive and impulsive symptoms of attention deficit disorder (ADD). However, there are actually three main types:  Inattentive, Hyperactive and Combined type. Inattentive type experience difficulty focusing or paying attention but are less restless and fidgety. Women with Adult […]

Your First Appointment With a Psychiatrist. Not as Scary As You Think 😉

Seeking psychiatric help is a brave and courageous first step for anyone, but it’s especially true when the person doesn’t know what to expect. For many people,  stepping out of your comfort zone can be scary no matter where you’re going or with whom you’ll meet.  Most of our patients at Aura MD tell us […]

Three Most Common Adult Mental Health Issues In The US Today

Mental health issues are prevalent in the United States. It’s estimated that one in five people in America has a mental illness. Therefore, at least one of these disorders affects almost every household in the country. The most common types of mental illnesses are anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If you or your […]

Reasons To See A Psychiatrist For Depression Treatment

Did you know that an estimated 17.3 million American adults have at least a major depressive episode, representing 7.1 percent of the U.S. adult population? Depression not only causes feelings of sadness or self-loathing, but also can lead to suicidal actions, fatigue, and other worrying symptoms that negatively impact your health as well as the […]

The Major Types of Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental health conditions. They are categorized into different types based on their symptoms and triggers. Let us take a look at some of the most common types of anxiety disorders.  Generalized Anxiety Disorder Generalized Anxiety Disorder, or GAD, is a chronic condition characterized by severe tension and […]

The Impact of Remote Work on Mental Health

The pandemic has led a lot of people to work from home for long periods. While working from home has many benefits like flexibility and the ability to do multiple things, it can also harm one’s mental well-being. Let us take a look at the impact of remote work on mental health.  Social Isolation and […]

Psychologist vs. Psychiatrist: What’s the Difference?

Most people get confused between psychologists and psychiatrists. They are not sure whom to visit to get their problems treated and the terms sound so similar!😆 One of the biggest differences between psychiatrists and psychologists is that psychologists cannot prescribe medications to their patients in most US states. What is a Psychiatrist? Psychiatrists are medical […]

The Skinny on Weight Loss Management

What I’ve seen as a physician is that self-esteem and self-perception of our body image are often key factors that affect how we feel about ourselves daily. Many people are not very satisfied with their weight and are in a constant struggle to get rid of it. In some cases, people with a lot of […]

Finding Your Way: Tips to Becoming Your Own Mentor

Everyone needs a mentor in their life. A mentor is usually one of those people who give you life lessons before you learn them the hard way. In today’s competitive world, it can become a challenge to find your ground. While there are many people out there who may help you and mentor you, at […]