It is true they (saints) form a minority. More than that, they always will remain a minority. And yet I see therein the very challenge to join the minority. For the world is in a
Mankind has pursued many, many mysteries and challenges, some of which still remain unearthed and unsolved…
Continuing our recent coverage of brain fog, Dr. Blevins and I discussed a few examples from his clinical practice and personal experiences with the condition. We also cover a fascinating case from his clinic about a patient with an empty sella incidental finding and residual disease.
For many with pituitary conditions or endocrine disorders, “brain fog” is a common complaint. Because patients frequently bring this up, it is important to discuss what this is and what can be done about it.
It seemed to Linda neither the medical nor mental health professions could adequately identify and treat these disorders, and a more holistic, comprehensive approach needed to be taken.
From Linda M. Rio MA – As another year winds down and new numbers appear on our calendars, this can be an opportune time to look back, then forward.
A young woman called me last year to make an appointment. She told me she had recently had endoscopic neurosurgery for craniopharyngioma. She was suffering from severe anxiety and depression. She hoped to find a mental health professional who would understand the critical link between the endocrine system and her mental health symptoms.
Has COVID-19 affected you or not? What narrative will you construct as time moves forward resulting from the events of recent years? Pausing to examine what you choose to derive is up to each person, but it is essential to know that the more a person decides to choose rather than allow the choice to be made for them, the more they can move forward and beyond. Having lived through a worldwide pandemic means we have all not only survived, but we’ve endured.
From Linda M. Rio, MA, MFT – Whenever a person has a medical or mental health challenge their world becomes micro-focused. What I mean by this is that whether it be a physical pain in the
From Linda M. Rio, MA, Marriage and Family Therapist – I have written for PWN in previous articles on the impact of pituitary disease on the family and more recently on the importance of family and
Kudos to Pfizer’s new series on patient support. The first one features critical advice on emotional and mental help support! The materials provide valuable content given the importance of mental health issues to acromegaly patients.
If you missed it, no worries! Here it is. Listen to Linda Rio and Dawn Herring as they discuss emotional and mental health in pituitary disease. Don’t miss this compelling and highly personal discussion from