Everyone feels down from time to time. We get stressed, fatigued, anxious, and tired. Often, these feelings pass quickly. If they don’t, you could be suffering from depression. Mental health is just as important as physical health. That's why it's important to talk to your physician if you or someone you care for shows signs of depression.
People with chronic mental illness may die up to 25 years earlier than the general population. Why? Cigarettes. On The Doctors, our Chief Medical Officer Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall details the smoking and mental health connection.
The birth of a baby can be a joyous time, but it may also lead to something unexpected—depression. Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer, joins Dr. Phil to discuss a mother’s struggle with postpartum depression and reveals some of its warning signs.
ADHD is not an excuse for misbehaved kids. It is a real medical condition that affects 11% of school-aged children in the U.S. Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer, joins Dr. Phil to talk ADHD and debunk common misconceptions.
The World Health Organization defines mental health as “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.” In this section, you’ll get tips for improving your personal mental health, advice for managing various mental illnesses, and more.