Behavioral Health Blog

What Can Ketamine Do for Your Depression?

Ketamine was once known as a “club drug” because it can produce a calming state of sedation and out-of-body-like hallucinations. Now, ketamine is being used to treat severe and treatment-resistant depression. The team at Progressive Behavioral Health, PLLC offers ketamine therapy for depression and other mental health conditions. Read on to find out how ketamine can treat depression. What is depression? Major depression is…

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Biography of Mohsin Qayyum MD, MBA

As the president and CEO of Progressive Behavioral Health, Mohsin Qayyum MD, MBA, guides the team by example, with a tangible passion for improving the lives of every patient who comes to them for help. He has a gift for making patients feel comfortable and secure, even when they feel vulnerable and often unsure of the next step to take toward a fulfilling life. Leading…

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Understanding and Treating OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can be a confusing, disruptive condition that influences your thoughts and actions. While lots of people have some mild compulsions — checking often for their wallets or phone — with OCD, repeated thoughts and actions can become uncontrollable. As a result, you may engage in illogical behaviors and struggle to cope with your anxieties on a daily basis, making it difficult…

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Parenting a Child With ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common neurobehavioral condition that affects just over 6 million preschoolers, grade-schoolers, and adolescents — or almost 10% of all children — in the United States. While kids of all ages (including most teens) are sometimes restless, unfocused, and indifferent to adult direction, it’s much harder for children with ADHD to stay focused, sit quietly, listen attentively, transition…

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How Depression and Anxiety Impact Your Physical Health

While most people think of depression and anxiety as mental health issues, both disorders can impact your physical health, too. Some classic symptoms of depression are physical issues, such as increased aches and pain, chronic fatigue, and insomnia. Depression and anxiety are the most prevalent mental health disorders in the United States, with anxiety disorders in the number one slot. More than 40 million…

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Know Someone With Treatment-Resistant Depression? Learn About Ketamine Therapy

Sadness and grief are part of the human experience, but they’re meant to be temporary. Symptoms of depression that last longer than a couple of weeks can dramatically alter your life and leave you feeling hopeless about the future. Thankfully, many treatments exist that can lift depression and restore your joy. Unfortunately, about 45% of people with depressive mood disorder are resistant to traditional…

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