Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Ok, first of all, before we dive into the ins and outs of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – I need to say something. It has to be said, and y’all have to listen.   STOP SAYING “OCD” AS AN ADJECTIVE FOR ANYONE WHO IS REMOTELY CLEAN/TIDY/PARTICULAR.   Just stop.  Its rude to the person you’re describing, it takes away from people really suffering from OCD …

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Sober-tember

We all have areas of our life we wish were better.  Like, reality, but a better version.  For example, I wish I didn’t have spider veins.  My legs, but better.  However I don’t have millions to spend on cosmetic procedures.  So lets focus on what we can control and work on being healthyish.   Which brings me to my point for this post – I’m doing …

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Insomnia Tips & Tricks

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off to go to sleep?  Like you just lay awake and thinks about your day or things you have no control over?  Or maybe you can fall asleep at the beginning of the night but then can’t stay asleep.  Sound familiar?  Well it should, over 15% of US Adults report Insomnia. Insomnia …

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Indigestion & GERD: An Overview

Maybe you call it heartburn, or indigestion or acid reflux.  Its not quite nausea…its GERD (rhymes with nerd).  Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disorder (GERD) is a bother to  over 40% of US people at some time in their life.  10% of the US Population experiences daily symptoms.  That’s a lot of people!!!  So lets take a few minutes to break down …

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What I’m Reading

I’ve found that in blogging people want general knowledge, but they also want to know about my life.  So I try to make blog posts about medicine and mental health, but also some about my own life.  Today’s post falls into that personal column, we’re gonna talk about what I’m reading… I generally have at least 5 books going at …

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