How to get off psychiatric drugs safely

This article was co-authored by Padam Bhatia, MD. Dr. Padam Bhatia is a board certified Psychiatrist who runs Elevate Psychiatry, based in Miami, Florida. He specializes in treating patients with a combination of traditional medicine and evidence-based holistic therapies. He also specializes in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), compassionate use, and complementary and …

How to treat gastrointestinal problems in guinea pigs

Diarrhea often occurs as a symptom of a secondary condition, including disease, infection or improper diet, all causing the guinea pig’s digestive system to become upset. Whatever the reason, diarrhea needs to be treated promptly, as it can lead to dehydration and even death in severe cases. Symptoms Guinea pigs suffering from diarrhea may display …

How to be an effective special needs parent

There’s often a rift in communication between educators and parents who suspect their kids have special needs. A parent describes the support that would have helped her initiate an assessment. Even as young children, we’re able to identify a behavior that is not the norm for our peer group—the one kid in the class who …

How to widen your logic and knowledge

Thinking comes naturally. You don’t have to make it happen—it just does. But you can make it happen in different ways. For example, you can think positively or negatively. You can think with “heart” and you can think with rational judgment. You can also think strategically and analytically, and mathematically and scientifically. These are a …