The Stress of a Pandemic

The Stress of a Pandemic

Fear and anxiety about a new disease and its repercussions can cause overwhelming emotional responses to the people affected.  In the case of CoVID-19, we are ALL affected. Our way of life, our freedom, our daily functions, really it’s been everything.  Social distancing and other public health actions are necessary to reduce the spread of… Continue reading The Stress of a Pandemic

PTSD Increases Stroke Risk in Young People By: Danny Park, MD

PTSD Increases Stroke Risk in Young People by Danny Park, MD

Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is unfortunately a very common mental health disorder. People can develop flashbacks, insomnia, anxiety, etc after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event. If these feelings last more than a few months, you may have post-traumatic stress disorder1 and it may be time to seek help.

Low Energy and Concentration – Are You Struggling with Burnout?

Low Energy and Concentration – Are You Struggling with Burnout?

Everyone gets stressed, right? Just a fact of life when you work hard for a living. Burnout is a condition you may experience when under long term stress in your workplace. While normal stress is short-term, often relating to a looming deadline or a temporarily busy period, burnout is far more sneaky.