By Dr. Raymond Zakhari Dementia is one of the most common conditions that I deal with in my private practice. I wanted to provide a summary of the most common types of dementia. How to go about reducing the burden on the patient and loved ones. There are many kinds of dementia, but IRead More
Psychiatric House Calls
Psychiatric House Calls In NYC
You can accomplish so much by living and working in a fast-paced place like New York City. Unfortunately, it is easy to lose the value of a personal touch in such an environment. When it comes to your healthcare, there is something we can do about it. Dr. Raymond Zakhari of Metro Medical Direct offersRead More
The Problem and Goal of Psychiatry
Unlike neurology, psychiatry deals with the issues of the mind. In psychiatry, the symptoms treated often have no visible neurological basis. The entire psychiatric field is based on diagnosing problems by eliminating alternative explanations. That means that the psychiatrist, along with the rest of your medical team, must rule out a host of other conditionsRead More
Does The Man In Your Life Have Depression? Or Is It Something Else?
Run through the symptoms of a Major Depressive Disorder. Before you rule out the chance the man in your life is NOT depressed. Consider the symptoms of atypical depression. Also known as high functioning depression. What are the symptoms of depression? In Major Depression, the symptoms are relatively easy to identify because it looks likeRead More
Have You Thought About In Home Therapy With A Psychotherapist?
A psychotherapist who makes house calls: Psychotherapy is also known as talk therapy. This is therapy from one trained in psychology, psychiatry, or mental health counseling. This can be an essential part of treatment for depression or bipolar disorder (manic depression). A good psychotherapist can help you cope with feelings and symptoms, and change behaviorRead More
Detox and Addiction care Medical House Calls
It may seem obvious, but to stop an addiction, one has to stop using the addictive substance. Quitting a narcotics addiction, in particular, can be very uncomfortable, and the discomfort during the initial detoxification process often leads people to abandon their efforts. A medically supervised detox may alleviate some of the suffering associated with narcoticsRead More
Concierge Medical Care at Home and Executive Care
What is concierge medical care? Is it boutique care? Maybe it’s direct primary care or personalized care? These are all euphemisms for paying directly for your care and not going through an insurance provider. Because this allows the patient and no other party to have control of the healthcare encounter. These concierge medical care practicesRead More
Man Therapy: Heal or Get Off The Couch!
Dr. Raymond Zakhari, NP The average male much less an alpha male is not going to eagerly lie on a stranger’s couch and discuss their feelings. Most men characterize health in terms of function and form. If it works well and looks good they are fine. Manly Men similar to my seasoned citizens do notRead More