Treatment options for insomnia in pregnancy | Learn in depth about all of the treatment options available to help you sleep well during pregnancy

Treatment Options for Insomnia in Pregnancy

Sleep in pregnancy can be a challenge and poor sleep leads to various emotional and physical consequences (See: Sleep Disturbance in Pregnancy). Before seeking...
Perinatal depression? Massage can help | Learn how massage can help decrease symptoms of depression and pick the right masage therapist for you

Perinatal Depression? Massage Can Help

We have previously discussed the importance of treating depression during pregnancy, given the potential consequences on the developing infant and the delivery. This article...
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Medication Safety Review Series: Trazodone

This series will review a medication (commonly used in mental health treatment) weekly to describe its safety profile and answer five important questions. Today we...
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Medication Safety Review Series: Wellbutrin (Bupropion)

What is wellbutrin and what is it used for? This medication is a commonly prescribed antidepressant. It is often used as a first-line treatment option because...
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