Cutting-Edge Treatments for Mental Health Series
PITTSBURGH. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- People with obsessive compulsive disorder or OCD, have compulsive thoughts and are driven by excessive habits that may seem impossible to break. In the past when therapy and medication didn’t work, patients had few other options. Now, a surgery that has been successful in treating patients with Parkinson’s disease is now helping people cope with OCD.
PITTSBURGH. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Sweaty palms, spinning head, racing heart and blocked lungs. That’s how someone having a panic, or anxiety attack describes the sudden, intense changes they go through. Now, a new device is training patients to breathe better and banish panic attacks.
LOS ANGELES. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- An estimated 400,000 veterans are getting help for post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD and that number is growing. So far, drugs and psychological counseling are only helping about half of them. Now, a device being studied by UCLA and the Greater Los Angeles VA is showing remarkable results in eliminating PTSD symptoms.
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