Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experiences a mental illness within a year, according to the National Alliance of Mental Illness. Despite the high prevalence of the disease, depression and anxiety remains shrouded in a stigma that all too often prevents those living with the disease from getting the treatment they need. Fight the stigma by following these tips…
So far this flu season, Faulkner County is one of the 11 Arkansas counties reporting the majority of flu cases in our state. Dr. Jessica Tackett breaks down the flu season, flu symptoms, and prevention for Faulkner County.
Also referred to as the “Winter Blues”, Seasonal Affective Disorder is a specific kind of depression that often strikes in late fall through winter. Symptoms include feeling lethargic, having trouble sleeping, difficulty concentrating, and more. Here are some steps you can take to help you overcome your symptoms of SAD.
Few experiences make family members feel as helpless as watching a loved one struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Though nothing can be done to reverse the effects of the disease, you can help your loved one be more comfortable as they navigate life with Alzheimer’s. Read on to find out how.
At least 30 percent of antibiotics prescribed are unnecessary. This unnecessary prescribing and overuse of antibiotics is threatening public health with the risk of creating a superbug, a bacteria that is resistant to many antibiotics. Learn how you can prevent superbugs.