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Each week, Dr. Bengtson answers reader questions about things of interest to them.
Blog posts detailing each question and answer are listed below.
To submit a question, please use the CONTACT section below.
Today’s reader asks why many who are diagnosed with bipolar disorder go off their medication. Dr. Bengtson explains why and what to do about it.read more
Stress can bring on anxiety. Knowing how to cope with stress can minimize its effects and prevent the devastating toll of anxiety.read more
Parent-child communication can be a challenge, but even more so for a child on the autism spectrum. Dr. Bengtson offers practical tips to help.read more
Statistics suggest that more women are Diagnosed with depression. That doesn’t tell the entire story, however. Unfortunately, even though women are more likely to be diagnosed with depression, a high percentage of men also suffer from this painful condition. Read Dr. Bengtson’s recommendations.read more
One of the most overlooked & undervalued contributors to our physical & emotional health is our sleep. Yet God highly valued rest-so much so that He rested on the 7th day. Read more about its importance in maintaining our physical and emotional health.read more
We all look like we have attention problems from time to time. So accurate diagnosis for our children is crucial. Dr. Bengtson explains what you need to know to determine if your child has a clinically significant attention problem, and if so, what to do about it.read more
Learning to Love a Parent with Dementia is a difficult transition for many. As the incidence of dementia increases, so must our ability to cope. Dr. Bengtson offers hope.read more
For most, suicide isn’t a desire to die, but a desire to be rid of the pain and sadness. Dr. Bengtson shares what to do when you/loved one feels suicidal.read more
It’s hard to know how to help a depressed loved one, especially if you’ve never been depressed. Dr. Bengtson gives practical tips on how to help a depressed loved one.read more
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