Integrative Center for Wellness • Dr. Samoon Ahmad

Recognizing Mental Illness by Voice

by Samoon Ahmad • February 13, 2024

As seen on Psychology Today. One of the most common diagnostic tools used by clinicians is pattern recognition. When a clinician repeatedly sees patients with identical clusters of signs and symptoms, and these patients are repeatedly being diagnosed with the same illness, it is reasonable to assume that a new patient exhibiting the same cluster […]

Cannabis, ADHD, and Quality of Life

by Samoon Ahmad • January 18, 2024

As seen in Psychology Today. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has become one of the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorders in recent years, with an estimated global prevalence of 2.5% in adults and 5% in children. In the United States, prevalence among individuals between the ages of 4 and 17 years was estimated to be 10% as […]

Obesity and Neurocognitive Decline

by Samoon Ahmad • December 15, 2023

As seen in Psychology Today. Obesity is a public health problem affecting much of the developed and developing world, as it increases one’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes, liver disease, cardiovascular disease, sleep problems, and a dozens of other chronic conditions that can reduce quality of life and potentially be fatal. In the United […]