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Mental Health Issues For Veterans

By |2016-11-03T08:26:46-07:00April 15th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Veterans returning from service overseas often continue to experience the war long after they have left the front lines. They may not have a physical injury, but trauma from war can be hidden and far more serious long-term. As the wars in the Middle East continue into a second decade, [...]

World Mental Health Day

By |2017-01-30T12:46:38-07:00October 10th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

For people living with mental illness, every day can be a struggle. On October 10, 2014, the world will take a moment to observe World Mental Health Day. This year, the focus is on schizophrenia, shining a light into the darkness of this often misunderstood disorder. Mental illness can be [...]

National PTSD Awareness Day

By |2016-11-03T08:33:18-07:00June 27th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a condition where extreme mental and emotional stress continues to occur after an initial injury or psychological event. Most of the time this condition will affect sleep patterns and individuals suffering from the condition will have vivid mental recollections of the experience. Interacting with [...]

Benefits of Writing for Stress and Pain Management

By |2016-11-22T17:58:52-07:00April 21st, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

The connections between meditation and stress or exercise and pain management are easy to draw. Did you know there may be more low-impact options to help manage your stress and pain, though? Art therapy, which is often used in psychology to help individuals overcome their mental blocks and explore their [...]

Anxiety Symptoms That Can Lead to Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:36:18-07:00April 9th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Anxiety, or a feeling of nervousness about an event with an uncertain outcome, is becoming a prevalent concern for medical professionals. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, over 40 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Anxiety, in and of itself, is [...]

Can Stress Lead to Mental Disorders?

By |2016-11-03T08:36:31-07:00April 4th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Biologists at the University of California Berkeley have recently conducted testing that has indicated that increased stress on the body can alter brain chemistry significantly. They believe that chronic stress can cause disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety in adults. It comes as no surprise that constant [...]

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