These common drugs may raise your risk of dementia

April 26, 2018
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A new study links long-term anticholinergic use for depression, Parkinson’s, and loss of bladder control to raised risk of dementia up to 20 years later. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Could ‘one puff’ of cannabis ease depression?

April 25, 2018
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Researchers found that users of medical cannabis reported a reduction in depressive symptoms after just one puff of a high-CBD, low-THC form of the drug. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking Adderall?

April 19, 2018
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There are risks and dangers to drinking alcohol alongside Adderall, a drug commonly used to treat ADHD. Here, we look at why it might be dangerous to drink alcohol while taking Adderall, with or without a prescription. We also describe…

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Ketamine nasal spray could fight depression fast

April 18, 2018
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Could a fast-acting new drug curb serious depression symptoms, including suicidal thoughts? A recent study says ‘yes,’ but questions of safety arise. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Mental health risk higher for transgender youth

April 16, 2018
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Researchers have identified a greater risk of mental health conditions among children and teenagers who are transgender and gender non-conforming. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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What is dissociative identity disorder?

April 11, 2018
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Dissociative identity disorder is a condition where one person develops multiple personalities or identities. It used to be called multiple personality disorder. In this article, learn about the causes and risk factors, as well as how it is treated. We…

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How does depression affect people with cardiovascular disease?

April 9, 2018
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A new study outlines the ways in which the risk or diagnosis of depression affects the health-related quality of life for people with cardiovascular disease. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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What are the signs of mild depression?

April 3, 2018
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Mild depression leads to changes in moods and behavior. These altered emotions can seem and feel like regular responses. However, depression is a condition that should be addressed, and it can become more severe if left untreated. Here, learn about…

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Depression may raise risk of abnormal heart rate

March 24, 2018
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A new study has found that people with depression are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation. In fact, they are around 30 percent likelier to develop it. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Don’t try too hard to be happy, study warns

March 18, 2018
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You may think that if you just work hard enough, you’ll eventually achieve your best life. But are you sabotaging yourself by putting in too much effort? Via:: medicalnewstoday

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