Integrative Center for Wellness • Dr. Samoon Ahmad

Mental Health, Neurotransmitters And Your Brain

by Samoon Ahmad • February 17, 2016

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 […]

Slow and Steady: Safely Ending and Adjusting Psychiatric Medications

by Samoon Ahmad • January 29, 2016

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 […]

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

by Samoon Ahmad • December 31, 2015

 “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 […]