• Dr. Mike: Some Thoughts on Toll Road Adjustment Disorder (TRAD)

    Dr. Mike: Some Thoughts on Toll Road Adjustment Disorder (TRAD)0

    Many psychiatric disorders have to do with external factors causing emotional upheaval and distress.  There’s Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which occurs during the Winter months and is caused by lack of exposure to sunlight.  There’s Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which is caused by experiencing an event that is dangerous and traumatic, and now I believe

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  • Dr. Mike: Coping with Seasonal Depression

    Dr. Mike: Coping with Seasonal Depression0

    Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as the “Winter Blues” and “Winter Depression,” is a type of depression that affects over 10 million Americans each year. And research has shown that 10 percent to 20 percent of folks may struggle with a milder form of SAD. SAD is a depression that occurs based on seasons;

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  • Find It Hard To Ask Your Doctor? Then Just Listen To Experts

    Find It Hard To Ask Your Doctor? Then Just Listen To Experts0

    Incontinence, constipation, sexual difficulties, pelvic pain, and abnormal uterine bleeding–all very difficult subjects for any woman to discuss, even with their doctor. Join Board Certified OB/GYN Dr. Anne Brown and Physical Therapist Lindani Sechele for an interactive discussion about pelvic health.  Learn more about the basic anatomy, common pelvic disorders, and treatment options. As part of its

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  • Dr. Mike: What a Halloween Costume Says About Your Child

    Dr. Mike: What a Halloween Costume Says About Your Child0

    From Spiderman to Cinderella – and everything in between — the costume your child selects for Halloween can say a lot about who he or she is or where they are developmentally. Princesses. Children tend to pick costumes that personify their gender roles, and this is certainly the case for many little girls who are fascinated

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  • After Sterling Chipotle: Who Has Outstanding Health Violations?

    After Sterling Chipotle: Who Has Outstanding Health Violations?0

    After the Loudoun County Health Department reported that more than 135 customers of the Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant on Tripleseven Road in Sterling became ill last July, some potential patrons may wonder how safe it is to eat there. And perhaps at other eateries. All it takes is a few clicks. Since 2003, the local

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  • A Guide To The 21st Century Relationship: Step 3

    A Guide To The 21st Century Relationship: Step 30

    Part 3 – Start with Self-Communication Good communication starts with good self-communication. Communication with the self is a lifelong love affair. Most people avoid communicating with themselves and go straight to someone else to validate their position. They look to others for answers to their questions, relying on someone else’s view of the world. They

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