CLEAN OUT your head (sleep, exercise, screen time, sleep apnea, alcohol, drugs, poor nutrition, mood and anxiety), in order to CLEAR UP how you think.

Charles Tadros, M.D. September 15, 2021 Saint Louis, Missouri

THE SAME BRAIN THAT WE TRUST TO HELP US BECOME COMPETENT AND INDEPENDENT ADULTS, IS ALSO IS THE SAME BRAIN THAT LIES TO US. THIS IS THE SAME BRAIN THAT…

incorrectly, thinks, believes, and acts on suicidal thoughts. incorrectly, keeps craving and ingesting drugs and alcohol, even as we lose our health, our liberty, our money, our jobs, our driver’s licenses, our relationships, our homes, our families, and our lives. incorrectly, thinks we can, “just get back to even”, if we continue gambling a littleContinue reading “THE SAME BRAIN THAT WE TRUST TO HELP US BECOME COMPETENT AND INDEPENDENT ADULTS, IS ALSO IS THE SAME BRAIN THAT LIES TO US. THIS IS THE SAME BRAIN THAT…”

REASONS FOR INSOMNIA, INSOMNIA-LIKE BEHAVIORS, AND DISTURBED SLEEP…

Primary insomnia (i.e. no reason) Poor sleep hygiene (i.e. no regular bedtime, watching bright screens too late, not winding down before bedtime, not sleeping in same location/ bed, falling asleep in front of a TV, then having to wake up to move to bed) Shift work sleep disorder Coming off of sedating medicines (i.e. reboundContinue reading “REASONS FOR INSOMNIA, INSOMNIA-LIKE BEHAVIORS, AND DISTURBED SLEEP…”

ALCOHOL

Alcohol and it’s consumption, for a variety of reasons, in a variety of settings, for a variety of occasions and in many forms, has been around for thousands of years. Alcohol use (even mild to moderate regular use) may be a source of, or may worsen: low mood, anxiety, marital problems, motivation, irritability and anger,Continue reading “ALCOHOL”