Archive for November, 2017

Tardive dyskinesia: What you need to know

November 29, 2017
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Tardive dyskinesia is a side effect of some drugs that causes unintended muscle movements, usually in the face. Learn about which medications cause it. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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How can you cope with seasonal affective disorder?

November 24, 2017
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More than just the ‘winter blues,’ seasonal affective disorder can turn the holiday season into a time of gloom and fatigue. So how can you keep it at bay? Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Brain fog: Causes and how to cope

November 22, 2017
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Brain fog affects mental processes such as memory and concentration. It can be a symptom of many conditions, including multiple sclerosis and depression. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Boosting brain’s ‘executive center’ may prevent anxiety

November 21, 2017
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New research finds that stimulating activity in the brain’s dorsolateral prefrontal cortex protects against symptoms of depression and mood disorders. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Study reveals what depression, anxiety look like in the brain

November 20, 2017
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MRI brain scans of people with depression and social anxiety show common and specific differences in cortical thickness, compared with healthy people. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Feeling numb: What you need to know

November 17, 2017
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A look at feeling numb, a psychological condition resulting in emotional numbness. Included is detail on causes, treatment, and coping strategies. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Hyperarousal: Symptoms and treatment

November 13, 2017
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Hyperarousal is common in people with post-traumatic stress disorder. What are the key signs of hyperarousal and how can people manage their symptoms? Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Psychedelic plant brew could improve mental health

November 10, 2017
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Researchers suggest that a psychedelic plant concoction called ayahuasca has the potential to boost psychological well-being and reduce alcohol abuse. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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The legacy of grief: Coping with loss

November 10, 2017
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Grief is a common yet unique human experience in the wake of loss. Learning to cope with it is a lengthy, difficult process, so how can we begin to do it? Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Life hacks: Dealing with postpartum depression

November 7, 2017
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The weeks and months after giving birth can be emotional and stressful. Here are some ways to cope if your baby blues become postpartum depression. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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