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What is Anxiety

What is Anxiety?

The American Psychological Association (APA) defines anxiety as “an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure.” Knowing the difference between normal feelings of anxiety and an anxiety disorder requiring medical attention can help a person identify and treat the condition. In this article, we look at the …

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Palm Beach Outpatient Detox Florida Psychiatry for Addiction

Florida Concierge Psychiatry

Palm Beach Outpatient Detox now offers Concierge Psychiatry. We specialize in personalized and preventative care. We go far and beyond what is typically covered by insurance. As a patient you will have Dr. Scanlan’s personal cellphone and be able to reach him when you need. You will be seen in a private setting, with a …

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Medical Patient Drug Care Concept

Doctors Are Taking Away Opioid Prescriptions From A Growing Number of Patients, Report Shows

Yet another study indicates that patients are being tapered off prescription painkillers at “rapid” rates that surpass federal guidelines. Among more than 100,000 patients enrolled in both commercial insurance and Medicare Advantage programs, researchers found that the annual percentage undergoing tapering doubled between 2008 and 2017. In response to the opioid crisis, the Department of …

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World Mental Health Day 2019

Presented by the World Federation of Mental Health, World Mental Health Day will be on October 10, 2019. The goal is to help raise mental health awareness. Each of us can make a contribution to ensure that people dealing with problems concerning mental health can live better lives with dignity. The Dilemma Every year one …

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Autopsy report says football player died of opioid overdose

Autopsy report says football player died of opioid overdose

Medical examiners say a Northern Arizona University offensive lineman died of an opioid overdose. Authorities found Malik Noshi unresponsive in his Flagstaff home on July 7. An autopsy report released Tuesday listed the cause of death as acute fentanyl intoxication and the manner as accidental. It also said Noshi had recently used cocaine and had …

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Alcohol Detox

Alcohol dependence or alcoholism is a very serious and widespread medical issue that can cause permanent physical damage to the body if it is not addressed and treated properly. When an individual experiences withdrawal symptoms from alcohol if he or she does not have a drink for any extended period of time, then an alcohol …

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