Category Archive for "Uncategorized"

How to safely stop antidepressants

July 5, 2018
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People may wish to stop taking antidepressants for several reasons, but stopping suddenly can cause withdrawal symptoms or relapse. Here, we look at why stopping antidepressants can be hard and how to relieve withdrawal symptoms. We discuss which antidepressants are…

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Signs of alcohol withdrawal syndrome

July 5, 2018
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Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the cluster of symptoms that may develop when someone who is alcohol dependent suddenly stops drinking. Alcohol affects many body systems, so the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome can vary widely. In this article, learn about…

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Could an Amazonian psychedelic treat depression?

July 2, 2018
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For many people with depression, medical treatments do not work. According to a recent study, the psychedelic drug ayahuasca might be the answer. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Exercise, the ‘best antidepressant,’ also prevents heart disease

June 28, 2018
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Depression often interferes with the motivation to exercise and raises the risk of heart disease. New research aims to help people overcome this obstacle. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Why does depression make you feel tired?

June 26, 2018
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Depression can lead to a lack of physical and emotional energy, in addition to causing sleep disturbances that leave a person feeling chronically fatigued. In this article, learn about the link between fatigue and depression, as well as the possible…

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How does ketamine relieve depression so quickly?

June 25, 2018
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Ketamine has been shown to relieve symptoms of depression quickly. A new study delves into the molecular details and asks how and why. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Study reveals new cause of depression

June 21, 2018
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Understanding the interactions of a hormone receptor that regulates sleep and feeding may help to design innovative ways of treating depression. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Catatonic depression: What to know

June 20, 2018
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Catatonic depression is a subtype of depression characterized by not speaking or responding to things for a prolonged period. Catatonia can be a part of several other mental health conditions, including schizophrenia and mood disorders. Learn more about the symptoms,…

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Early risers have lower risk of depression, study finds

June 17, 2018
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How do your sleep-wake preferences affect your risk of developing a mood disorder such as depression? A large, detailed observational study investigates. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Why do I wake up depressed?

June 15, 2018
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Diurnal variations are types of depression that cause symptoms to get worse at certain times of the day. Morning depression is a common diurnal variation. In this article, learn about the symptoms and risk factors for morning depression, as well…

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