7 Noticeable Behaviors of Teen Depression

Teenagers are bombarded with negative images from television and the internet.  Many times their minds are just too young to differentiate between reality and imagination. Most teens are unable to articulate that they are depressed. As a result, they refuse Read more

Red Flags of Autism

Autism and other developmental delays are more common than most people know.  Many parents feel isolated because of the stigma related to these issues.  If you suspect that your child is experiencing developmental delay(s), it is critical that you seek Read more

3 Activities to Reduce Stress

Stress can come in so many different forms.  Many people experience stress but ignore the severity of it.  Stress can cause one to ruin valuable relationships, jobs and overall happiness.  Some effective activities that can help to alleviate stress are: 1. Writing Read more

5 Ways in Which Exercise Manages Stress

admin LYLE Blog Comments Off on 5 Ways in Which Exercise Manages Stress
There are several techniques and medications that can help with stress management.  However exercise is unique in how it helps to lower stress.  It is something you can do individually or in a group.  Some of the main benefits of exercise are:
 1. It releases happy-hormones such as cortisol that help the brain feel good
 2. It is active meditation-this means that when you are exercising your mind will be clear of distractions that heighten stressful thoughts
 3. It gives you a sense of accomplishment, thereby boosting your mood
 4. Increased self- confidence
 5. Improved  sleep
There are several exercises that are effective.  Walking is a great way to start an exercise routine because it is free and non-competitive.  Additional indoor and outdoor exercises can also be incorporated into your stress management plan. Call LYLE and meet with one of our doctors and holistic specialists to see which exercise works best for you.

6 Reasons Why You May Not Be Getting a Good Night’s Rest

admin LYLE Blog Comments Off on 6 Reasons Why You May Not Be Getting a Good Night’s Rest ,
6 Reasons Why You May Not Be Getting a Good Night’s Rest
In today’s world most of us are not getting enough sleep.  There are several issues that my impact the ability to sleep.  Insomnia does not affect only adults, children can also suffer from insomnia. Read the list below to see whether any of these issues may be causing you to toss and turn instead of sleeping peacefully:
  1. Depression & anxiety
  2. Improper use of prescribed and over the counter medication
  3. Pre-existing medical conditions: asthma, chronic pain, allergies, etc.
  4. High intake of caffeine and sugar
  5. Smoking
  6. Irregular sleep patterns
Our clinicians conduct thorough evaluations that can determine if you are not getting adequate sleep. Through our comprehensive individualized treatment plans, we offer successful solutions that will help you start getting a full night’s rest!

Successful Medication Management

admin LYLE Blog Comments Off on Successful Medication Management ,

There are several medications that are prescribed for various conditions. It is essential that each patient adhere to the prescription prescribed by the psychiatrists. It may take some time to see the benefits of the medication. Remember that it is important that you trust your psychiatrist and have an open mind as well as the discipline to reach your goals.

Here at Lyle, we have seasoned professionals who treat each client based on individual needs.  Although, it can be challenging to adhere to taking medication regularly, it is crucial to the overall development and treatment of the patient.

6 Foods that Can Boost Your Mood

admin LYLE Blog Comments Off on 6 Foods that Can Boost Your Mood ,

What we put in our bodies has a direct impact on our mood. The body is a complex machine and must be given the proper fuel to thrive. Do you sometimes experience a fluctuation in energy and happiness? Consuming healthy foods is the beginning of a clear mind. When we consume foods that provide us needed nutrients, we see an uplift in our mood.  In addition, nutrient-rich foods have endless physical benefits.

  1. Carrots-Vitamin A
  2. Meats and Leafy Greens-Vitamin B
  3. Broccoli-Vitamin C
  4. Salmon-Vitamin D
  5. Nuts and Seeds-Vitamin E
  6. Spinach-Vitamin K