woman struggles with a benzo addiction

Identifying a Benzo Addiction

Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are a type of highly addictive sedative. These drugs are often prescribed to people who have insomnia, seizures, anxiety, or muscle pain. Yet, they are often misused, especially for those seeking the calming effect they tend to have on the central nervous system. Benzo addiction can be severe and even life-threatening. If…

woman struggles with seasonal affective disorder

Signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Almost everyone experiences a bout of depression during their lifetime. It may even start as stress and not make you feel unhappy, just off. Depression may last most of your life, for a few years, or a few months. How long your depression lasts plays a significant role in seasonal affective disorder. You may know…

woman enjoys her low stress holidays

Reduce Stress Over the Holidays With These Tips

The holiday season is a magical time of year for many people. Unfortunately, it can lead to stress for many individuals. It’s hard to cope with the hustle and bustle of the holidays when you have to battle addiction or any mental health condition. Trying to keep the stress to a minimum this holiday season is beneficial…

football players that are at risk for CTE

Treatment for Football-Induced CTE

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is one of the lesser common brain injuries that can occur during football and other traumatic brain injury accidents. This condition describes brain degeneration that often is attributed to repeated head traumas. If your loved one has been diagnosed with a football-induced CTE, our team at Springfield Wellness Center may be…

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Best Treatments for Combatting Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Sometimes we find ourselves feeling tired and rundown from the stresses we deal with every day. For some people, that feeling of exhaustion isn’t something that resolves itself with a good night’s sleep or a weekend vacation. Chronic fatigue syndrome can affect anyone, including those who may be dealing with other illnesses or issues like…

woman with laptop on couch dealing with chronic stress

5 Symptoms of Chronic Stress

Chronic stress often leads to physical, emotional, and mental health problems that get worse over time. At Springfield Wellness Center, we provide treatment that works to determine the cause of your chronic stress to develop a successful treatment plan. We offer a wide range of treatment options for those dealing with chronic stress, with or without…