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Dr. Robert Pollack MD Leaving PASWFL

Dr. Robert Pollack MD Leaving PASWFL

Effective May 22, 2021 Dr. Robert Pollack will be leaving Psychiatric Associates of Southwest Florida at 6804 Porto Fino Circle, Fort Myers, 33912. He will continue to care for patients specializing in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Theta Burst Stimulation, Ketamine infusions and related Wellness treatments. All care will be provided by Dr. Pollack at POMILA Health and Wellness LLC located at 6804 […]

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Younger adults drove COVID-19 resurgence in US, study finds

Younger adults drove COVID-19 resurgence in US, study finds

People aged 20 to 49 years were “the only age groups” sustaining the COVID-19 resurgence last fall in the United States, according to a study published in Science. “We were intrigued by early studies indicating that children were substantially less likely to get infected with COVID-19 than adults, which is atypical for respiratory infectious diseases,” Alexandra Blenkinsop, […]

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Safe Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Safe Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wearing a face mask: ● Cover your nose, mouth, and chin to make a tight seal aroundyour face with a face mask when in public and when aroundpeople who do not live in your household● Avoid touching the mask with your hands● Wash cloth masks after use, or dispose of used masks safelyHandwashing● Wash your […]

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Cannabis use in youth with mood disorders linked to risk for self-harm, suicide

Cannabis use in youth with mood disorders linked to risk for self-harm, suicide

Cannabis use disorder was associated with self-harm, all-cause mortality, unintentional overdose death and homicide among youth with mood disorders, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics. Cynthia A. Fontanella, PhD, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at Ohio State University, and colleagues conducted a population-based retrospective cohort study using Ohio Medicaid claims data linked with death certificate […]

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FREE Guide to Sustainable Weight Loss

FREE Guide to Sustainable Weight Loss

Here’s What You Get: • LIFESTYLE INTERVENTIONS • REDUCTION OF ENERGY INTAKE • WHOLE FOODS TO PROTECT ORGANS • PHYSICAL ACTIVITY • ONGOING COUNSELING • PERSONALIZED MEAL PLAN • NUTRITION EDUCATION About Our Nutritionist CHRISANNA HARRINGTON, MA, RD, LMHC Chrisanna has her Nutrition Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Master’s Degree in Counseling […]

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Nutrition 101

Nutrition 101

Nutrition Basics to Nourish Yourself Download our free guidebook that includes 10 concepts to completely reshape your understanding of nutrition.

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AMA urges court to overturn medical cannabis ballot initiative

AMA urges court to overturn medical cannabis ballot initiative

Mississippi voters in November passed a ballot initiative that proposes amending the state constitution to legalize medical cannabis and for the state to govern its distribution. Now the Mississippi Supreme Court will decide whether Initiative 65 was unconstitutional. The question hinges on voter signatures needed to get the initiative on the ballot. The AMA and […]

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Repeated ketamine infusions linked to rapid relief of PTSD

Repeated ketamine infusions linked to rapid relief of PTSD

Repeated intravenous infusions of ketamine provide rapid relief for patients with posttraumatic stress disorder, new research suggests. In what investigators are calling the first randomized controlled trial of repeated ketamine administration for chronic PTSD, 30 patients received six infusions of ketamine or midazolam (used as a psychoactive placebo) over 2 consecutive weeks. Between baseline and week 2, those receiving ketamine […]

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What is Herd Immunity?

What is Herd Immunity?

In this short video, Yale’s Dr. Howard Forman, physician and professor, discusses herd immunity — what it is and how to achieve it for maximum benefit in the age of COVID-19.