Meditation As a Part of PTSD Treatment

More than two million U.S. servicemen and women have been actively engaged in this country’s war against terrorism in either Afghanistan or Iraq. Until our complete withdrawal, that number grows, and until the last soldier gets home, they will continue to face highly stressful combat conditions. Already thousands have returned home only to continue battling…

Prescription Painkillers Can Make Chronic Pain Worse

Years ago, Dr. Michael Baron made a surprising discovery: Prescription painkillers often make chronic pain worse, not better. When he published his original research in 2006, this finding defied all logic. “When I told my patients they’d have less pain if they stopped using pain meds, they told me I was crazy,” Dr. Baron recalls.…

Triple Board Certified Psychiatrist Joins The Ranch Treatment Center as Director of Behavioral Health

Michael Baron, MD, MPH, FASAM, a triple board certified psychiatrist and specialist in chronic pain and addiction, recently joined The Ranch as its Director of Behavioral Health. Nunnelly, TN (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 – The Ranch treatment center proudly welcomes Michael Baron, MD, MPH, FASAM, as its attending psychiatrist and Director of Behavioral Health. Dr.…

Yoga May Help Treat Mental Illness

In Western culture, we have understood the benefits of yoga for decades. It improves flexibility and balance and helps to tone muscles. Of course, practitioners of yoga have been around for thousands of years, not mere decades. What these people may have known for millennia, modern Western science is just now starting to prove. Yoga…