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Covid-19 and our Health

Why Sleep is so important | Pandemic and Well being

Mental Health and Sleep | The novel coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) has ushered the world into uncharted waters.

Countries have established various levels of lockdowns, economies have ground to a halt, and many people are afraid for themselves and their loved ones.

With such unprecedented changes coming so quickly, it’s understandable that the importance of sleep is flying under the radar. But as we adjust to stay-at-home orders and try to remain healthy in a time of COVID-19, focusing on sleeping well offers tremendous benefits.

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Mental Health | using Anxiety amid COVID-19 as a tool for Growth

Covid-19 has impacted every aspect of our lives, how we respond and grow to this pandemic is critical for our future.

Like me, you are probably noticing more and more in recent weeks that emotions, like viruses, seem to be spreading from person to person. Fear and anxiety have risen in the general population in the face of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, and, perhaps more notably, in the patients I have been seeing in my office.

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Mental Health | Several Conditions Elevate Risk of COVID-19 Depression

Mental Health during Covid 19 and its restrictions matters, if you need help, please ask.

Adults most at risk of experiencing moderate or severe depressive symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic include those experiencing abuse or low social support, those with low socioeconomic position, and those with preexisting mental and physical health conditions,...

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Mental Health | Mental Illness tied to increased mortality in Covid-19

Mental Health Matters | A psychiatric diagnosis for patients hospitalized with COVID-19 is linked to a significantly increased risk for death, new research shows.

Investigators found that patients who were hospitalized with COVID-19 and who had been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder had a 1.5-fold increased risk for a COVID-related death in comparison with COVID-19 patients who had not received a psychiatric diagnosis.

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