In the grand scheme of mental health problems the fear of being naked is not topping any charts. However, there seems to be a growing epidemic based on my own experience and reports in general. The media reports some “men” are either afraid or highly uncomfortable being naked around other men. What is with Millennials?Read 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
What is Pharmacogenomics and How Can It Help Me?
What is a Pharmacogenomic test? Pharmacogenomics uses information about your genetic makeup to help your doctor choose medications and doses (pharmacology) most likely to work best for you. Therefore, pharmacogenomics testing helps reduce traditional trial and error treatments done in traditional psychiatry. Basically, when you take medication your liver releases enzymes to break it down toRead More
The Cultural Dissonance of Becoming A Man
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; whoRead More
Who Needs An In-Home Psychiatrist?
New York City delivers almost anything to your door. So, why not have your psychiatric mental healthcare delivered too? The services of an In-Home Psychiatrist are intended to meet the patient right at their level of need. Many people avoid psychiatric care because of perceived stigmas or judgment of what other people might think. While youRead More
Are You A Tight Ass? What Your Pelvic Floor Says About Your Mental Health And Wellness?
Emotional forces affect the muscles around the pelvic floor. Pleasurable experiences and emotions tend to relax, energize, or expand us. Meanwhile, non-pleasurable ones make us tense up, contract, and even depress us. Most of the time these reactions are transient, just as our experiences tend to be. Our muscles will return to a baselineRead More
What To Expect From A Psychiatric Evaluation.
You’ve been told you should speak to someone. Your doctors cannot seem to find anything wrong with you. Your friends and family say you’re not acting like yourself. Should I have a psychiatric evaluation? Seeing a psychiatrist or mental health care provider can be quite a distressing experience. A psychiatrist is often the last stopRead More
Depression Is Not Just Feeling Sad
Depression is classified as a mood disorder, and it can be effectively treated. Do you recently feel sad? Has anyone commented that you seem more irritable lately? Do you feel tired? Have you been avoiding social interactions?Read More
Do You Have Undiagnosed Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD?
What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) formerly known as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a neurochemical imbalance of dopamine and norepinephrine. Dopamine and norepinephrine are neurotransmitters that affect attention, concentration, emotions, and executive functioning. ADHD is often treated with medications such as stimulants, antidepressants, and anxiolytics. My practice usesRead More