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Fact Vs. Fiction: 4 Major Myths About Bipolar Disorder

At the Integrative Center for Wellness, we specialize in treating misunderstood mental illnesses such as bipolar disorder. And in our line of work, addressing the myths about the disease are often just as important as the treatments we prescribe.

While all mental health issues have some stigma attached to them, bipolar disorder in particular is wildly mischaracterized among the general […]

Influencing Wellness: What Impacts Your Goals And Determines Your Success

At the Integrative Center for Wellness, we offer holistic, tailored treatment plans that address multiple aspects of our patients’ health needs. Why? Because optimizing a plan of action requires more than a list of steps to reach that goal. It also requires careful analysis of the health factors likely to influence a patient’s ability to reach that goal along […]

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Healthy Mind, Healthy Body: Understanding The Key To Overall Wellness

 Imagine it: you’re ready to lose weight. You’re ready to find out exactly how many calories you need to eat (no more, no less) and what foods to never touch again. But then when you ask a professional to make your new dietary plan, the advice you receive is not about what you eat, but rather how you think […]

More Than A Number: Weight Loss & Wellness

Can you remember how many weight loss ads you’ve seen this month? Probably not. Weight loss advertising and discussions are everywhere right now – especially since many people are headed to the beach. We ourselves have discussed weight loss recently, exploring the psychological factors that affect our dietary choices.
However, our blog post – and the millions of other weight […]

The Psychology of Weight Loss: It’s About More Than What You Eat!

 It seems as if every other article appearing in the news today is focused on weight-related concerns. Most famously, “The Biggest Loser” came under fire after new research into the current metabolic functions of its contestants was released. But plenty of other weight-related stories are also appearing right now. For example, CNN recently reported that 18% of men and […]

Refresh Your Health With A Detox & Cleanse At The Integrative Center For Wellness

At the Integrative Center for Wellness, we believe that “Spring cleaning” is about more than cleaning out your home or apartment. Our bodies also deserve a little TLC during this time of renewal.

 Our physical health is dependent on the body’s ability to do its job. Yet, day in and day out, our bodies are exposed to toxins that […]

Understanding And Treating Depression at the Integrative Center For Wellness

 “Cheer up.” Those two simple words are an example of one of the misunderstandings surrounding depression today. Depression is not a matter of being happy or unhappy. It’s a real, chronic health issue that affects 1 in 10 Americans at any point in time. But unlike the physical ailments medical doctors treat daily, mental health issues such as depression […]

Mental Health, Neurotransmitters And Your Brain

Depression. Anxiety. Bipolar disorder. ADHD. Once considered signs of “being crazy,” these illnesses and more are slowly being recognized for what they are: health issues that need to be addressed with dignity, respect, and treatment solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Just as we would expect doctors to treat a broken bone or a heart condition, so […]

Slow and Steady: Safely Ending and Adjusting Psychiatric Medications

Since 2013, multiple articles and surveys have reported that around one in five Americans take at least one psychiatric medication daily as part of their treatment plans.
But what happens when someone decides they no longer want to take their current medication?

 Every year, a number of individuals make the decision to stop taking their psychiatric medication altogether. Some do so […]

Weight, Resolutions, And Stress: Why New Year Weight Loss Goals Often Fail

 “I want to lose weight.” Every December, this single sentence becomes a goal for an upcoming New Year. Polls confirm that weight loss is the most common New Year’s resolution. Yet, every year, the majority of hopeful people who pledge to drop a few pounds don’t succeed in doing so. Why does this happen?

There are a number of […]