Chemical imbalances don’t cause depression — society does.Must Read

Chemical imbalances don’t cause depression — society does.Must Read

by johann hari When you are depressed and anxious, you get hit by two kinds of stigma. People will often say that you’re being weak or self-indulgent and just need to snap out of it. But there’s a stigma that’s even worse than that: You tell yourself the same message. When I first became depressed, as a teenager, I felt that pain was leaking out of me and I couldn’t stop it. I explained this…

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Study: Being around trees and other greenery may help teens stave off depression

Study: Being around trees and other greenery may help teens stave off depression

By Mary Gillis January 22 at 8:00 AM Exposure to trees and other .greenery has been shown to stave off depression in adults, and a new study finds the same may be true for teenagers. Researchers looked at more than 9,000 children 12 to 18 and found those who lived in areas with a lot of natural vegetation were less likely to display high levels of depression symptoms. The effect was strongest among middle schoolers,…

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Depression Is Not A Prozac Deficiency & Other Fallacies of Western Medicine

Depression Is Not A Prozac Deficiency & Other Fallacies of Western Medicine

When people come to me for holistic health advice, my main objective is to provide evidence-based health information supported by the scientific literature. One of the quintessential pillars of my mission is to share those practices with empirical validation in order to elevate therapeutic nutrition to the same perceived mainstream legitimacy as any other science-based discipline. Oftentimes, however, people thank me and say that they will see what their primary care physician, or worse yet,…

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Magnesium: The Safe First Line of Defense for Clinical Depression

Magnesium: The Safe First Line of Defense for Clinical Depression

The science supporting the efficacy of magnesium for major depression and other psychiatric disorders, testing for magnesium deficiency, and which forms and dosages are most effective. Depression, a life-threatening psychiatric disorder, lies at the confluence of biochemical, hormonal, immunological, and neurodegenerative variables, which intersect to generate the pro-inflammatory state with which depression is associated. A major public health issue, depression is estimated to become one of the top three contributors to the global burden of diseases within a…

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13 Habits of People with Concealed Depression

13 Habits of People with Concealed Depression

Depression is something that should not be taken lightly. It is a serious condition, that is not easy to notice. Sometimes people suffer from depression for months or even years without knowing about it. Depressed people want to keep their troubles to themselves and don’t want to burden others. Here are 15 common habits that depressed people have, so take notice: 1. They are often talented and expressive A lot of famous people have experienced…

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11 Unbelievable Habits Of People With Hidden Depression (#9 Is So Sad)

11 Unbelievable Habits Of People With Hidden Depression (#9 Is So Sad)

Depression is a serious psychological disorder that affects more and more people each year. People with hidden depression are battling their demons internally within themselves, without anyone knowing. In the age of superficiality, we avoid telling other people our issues that causes us to bottle them inside us. Unfortunately, many people think this the remedy. If you’re reading this you must know about someone who does this, or maybe you’re even here for yourself. We’ll…

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I’m a Depression historian. The GOP tax bill is straight out of 1929.

Republicans are again sprinting toward an economic cliff. By Robert S. McElvaine November 30 Historian Robert S. McElvaine teaches at Millsaps College. He is the author of “The Great Depression: America, 1929-1941” and currently at work on a novel. People gather on the subtreasury building steps across from the New York Stock Exchange in New York on “Black Thursday” on Oct. 24, 1929. The Great Depression followed thereafter. (AP) “There are two ideas of government,”…

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11 Unbelievable Habits of People with Hidden Depression (No.3 Is so Sad)

11 Unbelievable Habits of People with Hidden Depression (No.3 Is so Sad)

Those who suffer from hidden depression fight against their inner demons while others are unaware… #11 They cannot calm down their mind They try to keep calm but somehow they are never able to calm themselves down. Even the most trivial things get them worked up and anxious. #10 Hide their mood They are best at hiding what they feel at the moment. You would never be able to guess their mood by looking at…

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8 Things To Remember When Everything Is Going Wrong. Stopping #3 Changed My Life.

8 Things To Remember When Everything Is Going Wrong. Stopping #3 Changed My Life.

Marc and Angel  are two passionate writers, life-hackers, and the authors of 1000 Little Things Happy Successful People Do Differently. Here’s their list of 8 things to remember when everything goes wrong. If you enjoy this, be sure to check out their website for more inspirational advice and practical tips to improve your life. “Today, I’m sitting in my hospital bed waiting to have both my breasts removed. But in a strange way I feel like…

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13 Things to Remember If You Love A Person With Anxiety

13 Things to Remember If You Love A Person With Anxiety

Anxiety is tough, isn’t it? Not just for the people that have it, but for you – the people that stick with them-while they’re going through it. It’s emotionally taxing on both ends, it’s physically demanding at times, and of course mentally demanding most of the time. Plans have to be changed to accommodate the anxiety. Situations have to be avoided at times. Planning has to be just that bit more thorough. Emotional needs can…

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