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Best Ways to Deal with Chronic Stress

Stress is a predominant condition in our society today. Between jobs, family situations, medical crises, and more, people are understandably continually feeling more than a little stressed. However, when this stress lasts for an extended period of time, this becomes unhealthy. If you are struggling to deal with chronic stress, Springfield Wellness Center can help.…

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Why Does Depression Carry a Stigma

In recent decades, the general public has become much more compassionate when it comes to mental illness. But despite this fact, mental health stigmas remain a constant issue. These stigmas come in a variety of forms. Together, they can reduce your chances of seeking treatment for the single most common mental illness: depression. At Springfield…

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How Social Media Affects Mental Health

Today, social media is a constant presence in many peoples’ lives. This modern convenience has several potential upsides. However, it also has some much darker aspects. In particular, experts are becoming aware of the links between social media and depression and other mental illnesses. Not all media users will develop a mental health issue. Still,…

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How Chronic Fatigue Leads to Stimulant Addiction

Chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, is a serious health condition that produces extreme tiredness and pain. The syndrome can also lead to other significant problems. One of the less well-known risks in people with CFS is stimulant addiction. There are a couple of potential explanations for the link between fatigue and addiction to stimulants. For…

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What Mental Health Issues Lead to Addiction

What are the causes of addiction? There are many potential causes, including environmental and genetic factors. Mental health conditions are some of the most common causes of addiction. Disorders such as anxiety and depression become so hard to manage that people turn to drugs or alcohol to cope with them and manage the symptoms they…

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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…

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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…