Mental Health Helpful Resources

Post Concussion Syndrome: 10 Treatments To Help You Recover Fast

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Medically reviewed by Dr. Ryan House Anyone who watches sports understands the devastation an injury to the head can be, from players being knocked unconscious on the field to repeated warnings about the long-term effects of concussions. The broadcasting of sports like football, hockey, and others has showcased the damage head injuries can cause in … Read more

Signs of Depression in Men: 13 Indicators and What a Guy Can Do

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Medically reviewed by Dr. Ryan House. When you think of depression, you may think of someone laying in bed, unable to convince themselves to get up. This is because the mainstream has decided what depression should look like based mainly on women’s symptoms. Men, however, often express depression symptoms differently, making it difficult to spot. … Read more

Emotionally Abusive Borderline Relationships

Dealing with emotionally abusive borderline relationships can cause many to not recognize the signs of abuse because they feel love or empathy towards the borderline person. Emotional abuse is usually subtle and often we do not know it is occurring. It could be controlling someone’s behavior in passive-aggressive ways, so they feel guilty about going out … Read more

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) And Concussion

MHCA specializes in the treatment of post-concussion and traumatic brain injury (TBI) related symptoms. A brain injury ranges from a mild concussion, which may not have required hospitalization, to a severe injury that may have resulted in loss of consciousness. A TBI often results from a blow, bump, or jolt to the head from events like car accidents, falls, or sports injuries. … Read more

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

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Our body requires adequate oxygen to function at its best. We receive oxygen through the lungs, which is carried in the blood to the rest of our body. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is a noninvasive treatment that involves breathing 100% pure oxygen in a pressurized chamber, which is significantly higher oxygen levels than the normal … Read more

Red Light Therapy

Red light therapy (RLT), also known as photobiomodulation (PBM) and Near Infrared (NIR) has been shown to enhance mitochondrial function in cells. “Just like plants use sunlight to heal and grow, our body is able to harness specific wavelengths of light and turn them into cellular energy. This, in turn, stimulates your body’s natural healing processes.” RLT … Read more

Cold Exposure (Ice Plunge)

When you make proper cold water exposure a part of your daily practice, you unlock a multitude of health benefits. Cold shock produces hermetic stress which increases the brains sensitivity to endorphins, increases the production of a neurotransmitter called norepinephrine (focus, attention, vigilance, mood), and can increase stress tolerance. Cold therapy, as experienced in the … Read more

Heat Exposure (Infrared Sauna)

Infrared sauna uses light to create heat whereas traditional sauna uses heat to warm the air around you. Infrared sauna heats your body directly without warming the air around you, making it more pleasurable for those who have a hard time tolerating high heat. Infrared heat penetrates your joints and muscles to help reduce pain, … Read more

Group Counseling

Group counseling is a form of therapy where a small group of people meets under the guidance of a therapist on a regular basis (i.e. once weekly) to discuss challenges, interact, and explore ways to cope better. Members of the group will interact with each other and the therapist, provide feedback and support to each … Read more

Couples Counseling

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Couples counseling is a form of therapy that can help you and your partner navigate relationship challenges and learn new ways to strengthen your relationship and communication. Couples counseling addresses a variety of relationship issues such as communication struggles, feelings of disconnect, infidelity issues, sexual concerns, and helps you explore your areas of conflict. People can … Read more

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