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How to Untangle Your Heart Following a Miscarriage

“First comes love, then comes marriage…” Perhaps you remember the sound of a child’s voice reciting this playground song. For one...

I Have Trouble with Attention and Focus, What’s Wrong with My Brain? Do I have ADHD?

This is a longer Tip than usual, as it provides an in-depth understanding of what to do if you or someone...

Genetic Testing Improves Patients’ Lives Through Precision Medicine

The Genecept™ Assay is a remarkable technologic advance that has significantly improved our ability to successfully treat patients. At Potomac Psychiatry...

Exercise is Medicine for ADD

Regular exercise has a variety of beneficial effects on differing emotional disorders in both children and adults. First, let’s consider its...

The Benefits of “Brain Fitness”

We all know that regular cardiovascular fitness promotes healthy heart, lung and blood vessel function; and can Improve symptoms of anxiety...

Recovering From the “Empty Nest” Syndrome

The population of our metropolitan area has the highest ratio of professionals with advanced degrees in the country. With this distinction...

Genes, Stress, Nutrition, and Antidepressants – How They Affect Anxiety, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder

The brain is the organ of the mind. Our ability to think, feel, and experience life is dependent upon neurobiological processes...

Manager Diagnosed with Panic Disorder

Cynthia (not her real name) is a 38 year old manager working in a federal government agency. When she first presented...

Software Engineer Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder

Alan (not his real name) is a 25 year old software engineer who presented with a history of depression over many...