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Dr. Sambunaris Brain Health and Wellness Brain wellness is about taking care of the most important part of you - your brain! Live longer, healthier and stronger when you support brain health.

FDA moves to tighten e-cigarette sales
03/15/2019
FDA moves to tighten e-cigarette sales

FDA moves to tighten e-cigarette sales

U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores and online.

It may be time to try Tai Chi!
01/08/2019
Tai Chi Beats Aerobic Exercise for Fibromyalgia

It may be time to try Tai Chi!

Compared with aerobic exercise, the traditional martial art of tai chi is as good as, or better than, aerobic exercise for improving the overall severity of fibromyalgia symptoms, new research shows.

01/04/2019
Depressed children 6 times more likely to have skill deficits, MU study finds

Was your child's first semester a disappointment? Their struggle with social and educational skills may be due to an underlying depressive disorder:

Now, researchers have found that children who show mild to severe symptoms of depression in second and third grades are six times more likely to have skill deficits, such as difficulties with social skills or academics, than children without symptoms. Parents and teachers also had difficulties recog...

01/01/2019
Irritability in Childhood Linked to Teen Suicide Risk | Psych Congress

If your teen is irritable all the time, it might be more than growing pains. Call us to learn more 770-817-9200.

Children with chronic irritability and serious depression or anxiety are at increased risk for suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts in adolescence, a large Canadian study suggests.

Adult ADHD and child ADHD can look quite different.  If you are struggling, call us to discuss options like research and...
12/25/2018
This Is How It Feels To Be Diagnosed With ADHD As An Adult

Adult ADHD and child ADHD can look quite different. If you are struggling, call us to discuss options like research and treatment: 770-817-9200

My mind was so unrested and overactive that when I finally gathered the discipline needed to begin something, I would feel physically worn out, emotionally weak and confused

The New York Times:  Looking to ketamine for answers
12/21/2018
Opinion | Can We Stop Suicides?

The New York Times: Looking to ketamine for answers

It’s been way too long since there was a new class of drugs to treat depression. Ketamine might be the solution.

Ketamine continues to show promise in studies!  Want to learn more?  Call us at 678-580-6700.
12/18/2018
Depression: Ketamine prevents loss of pleasure in primates

Ketamine continues to show promise in studies! Want to learn more? Call us at 678-580-6700.

Why do people with depression lose pleasure in daily activities? And why does ketamine help treat depression in some? A new study offers some answers.

The holidays don't cause depression...but they can trigger an underlying medical disorder.
12/11/2018
11 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Depression Triggers

The holidays don't cause depression...but they can trigger an underlying medical disorder.

High expectations, money woes, and other holiday hazards can spell trouble for those prone to depression.

Check out the latest article from Dr. Sambunaris in this month's issue of Alpharetta Lifestyle!
12/07/2018
Missing Out on the Merry?

Check out the latest article from Dr. Sambunaris in this month's issue of Alpharetta Lifestyle!

The holidays are a time of merriment, cheer, fun with family and friends, giving and receiving gifts and of course plenty of good food. At least for some.

Thank a vet for their service today!  Here are 10 more ways you can honor those that protect and serve our great nation:
11/12/2018
10 ways to honor veterans beyond Veterans Day

Thank a vet for their service today! Here are 10 more ways you can honor those that protect and serve our great nation:

Every year on November 11, Americans honor the 19.6 million active and former US service members who have gone to war.

Great information on ketamine from Harvard:
11/09/2018
From street drug to depression therapy - Harvard Health

Great information on ketamine from Harvard:

Ketamine is a treatment option for people with depression whose condition has not responded to other medications. Use of the drug, however, remains somewhat controversial, and not everyone is a candidate. Providers should conduct an assessment to det...

Study shows meditative activity like coloring reduces anxiety
11/06/2018
Study reveals coloring improves working memory/reduces stress among veterans

Study shows meditative activity like coloring reduces anxiety

Simple activities, such as drawing and coloring, may yield both mental health and cognitive benefits for veterans, according to a new study conducted by Dr. Tracy Alloway, associate professor of psychology at the University of North Florida. The study, in collaboration with UNF psychology graduate.....

Antidepressants DO work.  But if they aren't working for you, you may be taking the wrong one.  Call us to learn about y...
11/02/2018
The drugs do work: antidepressants are effective, study shows

Antidepressants DO work. But if they aren't working for you, you may be taking the wrong one. Call us to learn about your options!

Doctors hope study will put to rest doubts about the medicine, and help to address global under-treatment of depression

Study confirms what we already knew:  diet affects brain function!
10/30/2018
Mediterranean diet could prevent depression

Study confirms what we already knew: diet affects brain function!

People following a Mediterranean diet -- rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts and fish -- have a 33% lower risk of developing depression, says a new study.

The complicated relationship between social media and brain health continues to evolve...
10/26/2018
Your Facebook Posts Can Reveal If You're Depressed

The complicated relationship between social media and brain health continues to evolve...

Researchers used people's Facebook data and their medical records to detect early symptoms of a mental health problem.

...although medical research is important, the advent of the experimental, private, for-profit clinic that has no mediac...
10/23/2018
As ketamine clinics spread, so do start-your-own-business courses - STAT

...although medical research is important, the advent of the experimental, private, for-profit clinic that has no mediacl research experience raises the question of ethics, Informed Consent, and reasonable clinical judgment....so know who your doctor is, the team and their experience.

As ketamine clinics pop up across the U.S., training programs to teach providers how to run these businesses have also started to appear.

Oral ketamine shows promise in early studies.  If you are looking for IV ketamine, call our team in Atlanta today!
10/23/2018
Repeated oral ketamine for out-patient treatment of resistant depression: randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, proof-of-concept study | The British Journal of Psychiatry | Cambridge Core

Oral ketamine shows promise in early studies. If you are looking for IV ketamine, call our team in Atlanta today!

Repeated oral ketamine for out-patient treatment of resistant depression: randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, proof-of-concept study - Yoav Domany, Maya Bleich-Cohen, Ricardo Tarrasch, Roi Meidan, Olga Litvak-Lazar, Nadav Stoppleman, Shaul Schreiber, Miki Bloch, Talma Hendler, Haggai Sharo...

Depression does not discriminate.
08/31/2018
Steve Smith Sr.: My personal battle with depression

Depression does not discriminate.

Steve Smith Sr. clashed with defensive backs on the football field for years, but nothing compared with the struggle he faces within. The former NFL wide receiver opens up about his demanding battle with depression.

Depression does not discriminate.
08/24/2018
Depression in the C-suite

Depression does not discriminate.

Success and money are no cure for depression. Some entrepreneurs and C-suite executives have gone public with their struggles. But for others their pain is compounded by a fear of looking weak or vulnerable.

Antidepressant Restores Youthful Flexibility to Aging Inhibitory Neurons
08/20/2018
Antidepressant Restores Youthful Flexibility to Aging Inhibitory Neurons

Antidepressant Restores Youthful Flexibility to Aging Inhibitory Neurons

A new study provides fresh evidence that the decline in the capacity of brain cells to change, called “plasticity,” rather than a decline in total cell number may underlie some of the sensory and cognitive declines associated with normal brain aging. Scientists at MIT’s Picower Institute for L...

“Coping with depression is something that is part of the everyday way that I live and have lived for as long as I can re...
08/14/2018
Rachel Maddow’s Quiet War

“Coping with depression is something that is part of the everyday way that I live and have lived for as long as I can remember,” she said. “When you are depressed, it’s like the rest of the world is the mother ship, and you’re out there on a little pod and your line gets cut and you don’t connect with anything. You sort of disappear.”

America’s leading lefty wonk has seen the enemy, and it’s not just the GOP – it’s the battles she fights every day with herself

08/06/2018
Top 10 TED Talks on Public Health

Lunch and learn: watch one of these top TED talks on public health issues facing our nation today.

The TED Talks series is driven by the desire to bring important and inspiring ideas to the broader public. Here are ten of the most popular TED Talks related to

We are not completely convinced by this one study, but it does reinforce the need to monitor the digital habits of child...
07/30/2018
Cell Phone Radiation May Affect Teens' Memory

We are not completely convinced by this one study, but it does reinforce the need to monitor the digital habits of children/teens.

The rapid rise of information and communication technologies in our daily lives comes with increased exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF). The most common source of exposure to the brain is when a cell phone is held close to the head. Now a new Swiss study finds that RF-EMF may...

Our thoughts are with Demi Lovato today as she recovers.  If you are struggling with addiction complicated by anxiety, d...
07/25/2018
Demi Lovato 'Stable' After Being Hospitalized Following Apparent Overdose: Source

Our thoughts are with Demi Lovato today as she recovers. If you are struggling with addiction complicated by anxiety, depression or other mood disorders, call us for a confidential, no-obligation consult: 770-817-9200.

A source tells PEOPLE that Demi Lovato is 'stable' after being rushed to a Los Angeles hospital following an apparent overdose

06/27/2018
Ketamine disrupts neuromodulatory control of glutamatergic synaptic transmission.

Have a nerdy need to know how ketamine works?

A growing body of literature has demonstrated the potential for ketamine in the treatment of major depression. Sub-anesthetic doses produce rapid and sustained changes in depressive behavior, both in patients and rodent models, associated with reorganization of glutamatergic synapses in the prefront...

Please!  Call us to learn about new treatment options if you or a loved one are struggling: 770-817-9200
06/25/2018
Rise in U.S. suicides highlights need for new depression drugs

Please! Call us to learn about new treatment options if you or a loved one are struggling: 770-817-9200

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - A spike in suicide rates in the United States has cast fresh light on the need for more effective treatments for major depression, with researchers saying it is a tricky development area that has largely been abandoned by big pharmaceutical companies. U.S. he...

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