Doctor Mocks And Laughs At Patient Suffering Anxiety Attack

Doctor Mocks And Laughs At Patient Suffering Anxiety Attack

He takes the drug Klonopin for his condition. “He was on medication for his anxiety but was off his meds for two days because he couldn’t get to the pharmacy before it closed,” his father, Donald Bardwell, told The Mercury News. His condition got so bad that he collapsed during a basketball practice on his first day of summer basketball class after suffering a panic attack. So, was rushed to El Maino Hospital in Los Gatos,…

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Mental Illness Isn’t ‘Laziness.’ Battling Mental Illness Is Exhausting.

Mental Illness Isn’t ‘Laziness.’ Battling Mental Illness Is Exhausting.

I often wish I could be a “normal” wife. I wish I could keep a clean house, cook dinners, bake, and have people over. I wish I could keep up on laundry and be organized. But no, the house is always a mess, I hardly ever cook, I rarely bake, and I’m always behind on laundry. Organization? I spend 20 minutes trying to find my textbook for school and several more trying to find a…

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Depression Isn’t A Choice, It’s A Kind Of Brain Damage

Depression Isn’t A Choice, It’s A Kind Of Brain Damage

After years of debate, researchers finally determined that persistent depression causes brain damage, and not the other way around. Neurologists previously had hypothesized that brain damage was a predisposing factor for chronic depression, but a new study published in Molecular Psychiatry sheds a different light. The study, which consisted of 9,000 individual samples, collected from the ENIGMA group, succeeded in definitively proving a causal relationship between persistent depression and brain damage. Magentic resonance images (MRIs)…

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The Strongest Women Are The Women With Anxiety

The Strongest Women Are The Women With Anxiety

She’s been battling her anxiety for quite some time and she continues to do so with bravery. She’s not a victim of her mental struggle, because she knows in her heart that she’s so much more than the demons that live in her mind. She’s learned to hold her head up high when the chaos in her mind consumes her, so the word weakness is practically not in her vocabulary. She’s a strong girl because…

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My name is Wil Wheaton. I live with chronic Depression, and I am not ashamed

My name is Wil Wheaton. I live with chronic Depression, and I am not ashamed

I’m about to go speak to NAMI Ohio’s statewide conference, Fulfilling the Promise. These are the remarks I prepared for my speech. Before I begin, I want to warn you that this talk touches on many triggering subjects, including self-harm and suicide. I also want you to know that I’m speaking from my personal experience, and that if you or someone you know may be living with mental illness, please talk to a licensed and…

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Kids Don’t Tell You They Have Anxiety, They Say ‘My Stomach Hurts’

Kids Don’t Tell You They Have Anxiety, They Say ‘My Stomach Hurts’

“Mom, my stomach hurts.” My daughter tells me this almost every night at the same time. She feels fine all day but when it’s bedtime and I’m turning down the lights, her stomach hurts. Nighttime is when many kids anxiety intensifies. It’s dark, they’re alone, there are no distractions… We have worked together to conquer her anxiety and she knows I will remind her that her stomach is actually just fine and it’s just her…

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loneliness : A painful Aspect of Life

loneliness : A painful Aspect of Life

Stay at home mom (SAHM) depression …the elephant in the room nobody talks about. I mean, how dare you complain after being gifted this opportunity to stay at home and raise your own kids? But it’s not that simple: of course we SAHM’s are grateful to stay home and raise our young but that it’s literally all we become. No one talks about the isolation. No one talks about the loss of identity. No one…

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Does CBD oil help anxiety?

Does CBD oil help anxiety?

David Oliver,yourhealthguardian.com CBD was recommended to me for anxiety and depression about a month ago. I’ve suffered anxiety and depression for as long as I can remember. I managed it for a while with vitamins and exercise, but a little over a year ago the depression and anxiety became overwhelming. They helped, but it was still there. Antidepressants and anti-anxiety meds have been recommended, but the idea of an adverse reaction making it worse was…

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It’s official: Pets benefit our mental health

It’s official: Pets benefit our mental health

A new meta-analysis of 17 academic papers finds evidence that having a pet benefits people with mental health problems. The research also reviews the pet owners’ testimonials, laying out the various ways that pets offer them much-needed solace. Pets provide invaluable support for people with mental health problems. An increasing amount of research is pointing to the benefits of pets for people with mental health issues. For instance, a large study interviewed people living with…

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Using Facebook to predict depression

Using Facebook to predict depression

New research uses over half a million Facebook status updates to predict depression diagnoses in people at risk. Depression is one of the most widespread mental health problems in the United States, with over 16 million adults having experienced at least one major depressive episode in their lifetimes. Worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimate that unipolar depressive disorders will be “the leading cause of the global burden of disease” by 2030. Currently, however, the…

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