Mental Health

A person’s mental health is vital to living a productive and fulfilling life. Mental health disorders can seem overwhelming because they vary in scope and type. It is important to seek help for mental health issues, or if you notice symptoms of delusions, depression, inability to sleep, or are having eating issues. Learn more about our Behavioral & Mental Health Services: https://www.dupagemedicalgroup.com/our-services/behavioral-mental-health/

All Mental Health Posts
by our physicians
By Alison Escalante, MD
The COVID-19 outbreak is scary, and it’s not going away quickly. So how can we take the pressure off of parents so they can get back to parenting well?
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Mental Health

By DuPage Medical Group Neurology
Dementia refers to a group of disease and symptoms that are associated with a decline in memory and cognitive function.Dementia is most common in those over the age of 65 and may cause symptoms that hinder the ability to think, remember and reason. Today, approximately 47.5 million people are living with dementia worldwide.While there is no current cure for dementia, there are treatment options available to slow the progression and ease symptoms if caught early.
Topics and Subtopics: Mental Health & Senior's Health

By Charles Schwartz, MD
Millennial burnout is a popular culture theory that describes an “always on” expectation in many areas of adulthood. Many young professionals are comparing themselves to their peers, assuming large amounts of responsibility and setting often unattainable goals, leaving little room for physical restoration and emotional decompression. While there is no medical evidence to support the idea, we know that there are several factors that play a role in your overall health. Internal Medicine physician, Charles Schwartz, MD, shares tips to help you maintain your energy, improve the quality of your sleep and decompress through exercise.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Mental Health

By Jean Houlihan, MD
Learn the difference between the winter blues and seasonal affective disorder.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Mental Health

We often attribute things like difficulty sleeping or headaches to our busy schedules and the demands of everyday life. Stress, especially prolonged periods of stress, may be to blame and can have very real impact on your health.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Mental Health

There are few things in life that I enjoy more than finding a cool, shaded spot on a warm summer day to sit back with a good book. Reading is a perfect summer activity for the whole family - keeping adult minds stimulated, providing an escape and adventure for teens, and an opportunity for quiet downtime for younger children. I have put together my family's summer reading list filled with books about health, food and self-care. I hope you find a title or two that fills your summer with relaxation, knowledge and inspiration.

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Stress can impact your heart health and overall well-being. Learn 6 different ways to reduce your stress level.
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health & Mental Health

The path of life is full of twists and turns, and occasionally you get lost. If you cannot get back on the right path, you may need the guidance of a professional.
Topics and Subtopics: Mental Health

By Jean Houlihan, MD
Learn about important symptoms that can help determine if you are suffering from Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Topics and Subtopics: Mental Health

By Jean Houlihan, MD
Learn about the difference between the baby blues and postpartum depression.
Topics and Subtopics: Mental Health, Pregnancy & Women's Health

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