Integrative Center for Wellness • Dr. Samoon Ahmad

Serotonin’s Role in Long Covid

by Samoon Ahmad • October 27, 2023

As seen in Psychology Today. Long COVID continues to be a major problem for millions of Americans. Loosely defined as the experience of new or persistent symptoms four or more weeks after initial infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the percentage of U.S. adults with long COVID has remained between 5.6% and 7.6% since late spring […]

Psychiatry and Inflammatory Conditions

by Samoon Ahmad • October 19, 2023

As seen in Psychology Today. Diet and gut health are an essential core of mental health. Similarly, the gut-brain axis has progressed from an esoteric concept to a regular feature in articles about mental health in major publications like the New York Times and Washington Post. While there is intense interest in how food affects […]

Social Media and Herd Mentality

by Samoon Ahmad • October 19, 2023

As seen in Psychology Today. Social media has profoundly altered the relationship between individuals and media by making consumption of media a dynamic process rather than a passive one. Social media platforms create open forums where consumers can engage directly with the creator of the media or with other consumers. Platforms also respond to what […]