Got the Blues

Got the Blues

Do you ever feel down in the dumps? Like you’ve got the blues? Do you feel sad without any reason? Don’t feel alone. Millions of people share these same feelings. Feeling depressed can be brought on by a wide variety of things, anything from a sad song to the loss of a loved one. Studies show that depression is more common in the winter months. The weather is usually dreary more often than not. Even…

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Nutritional Treatments for Emotional Overeating

Nutritional Treatments for Emotional Overeating

Nutritional Treatments for Emotional Overeating It may seem ironic to turn to nutritional treatments for emotional overeating – after all, isn’t the problem too much eating? Why would you want to look at more foods you need to eat? But more and more experts are seeing the connection between nutrition and emotional overeating. The fact is, when you overeat in response to emotions, you may not be eating the healthiest foods. You become full –…

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Taking Manic Depression Seriously

Taking Manic Depression Seriously

Manic depression or Bipolar depression is actually considered as one of the worst type of depression that people usually suffer from. Characterized by sudden and extreme changes in their mood, Manic depression is said to be called as such because manic = mania refers to the ‘ups’ while depression refers to the ‘downs’. A lot of people actually experience erratic changes in their moods, some times, these so-called mood swings may not just be caused…

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Finding the right depression medication

Finding the right depression medication

Always feeling under the weather? Always not in the mood to be around others and have a good time? If you’re suffering from prolonged sadness for quite some time now, you should face these bouts of depression and get yourself diagnosed by a psychiatrist, they’re doctors who can actually help you out with your problem. Not to mention the various depression treatments, as well as all sorts of depression medication that doctors prescribe to their…

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All About Clinical Depression

All About Clinical Depression

Depression, a mental illness that is often characterized by prolonged periods of sadness and melancholy, experts from the field of psychiatry say. But just because one person is moping around and just generally hating the world around him or her, doesn’t mean that it’s already depression, but if this kind of behavior, the feeling of emptiness, loss of self-worth and absolutely no hope for happiness just goes on and on, then, yes, that individual is…

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The Truth About Postpartum Depression

The Truth About Postpartum Depression

Tom Cruise and Brooke Shields are currently engaging in a word war against each other because of a type of depression, called postpartum depression. Cruise’s and Brooke’s debacle started when Tom Cruise openly disapproved of Brooke Shield’s personal choice of opting to take prescribed medicines to cure her postpartum depression, when he guested at the Today Show. According to Cruise, who is a popular devotee of Scientology (who believes that we can be cured through…

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The tell-tale symptoms of depression

The tell-tale symptoms of depression

People who may be suffering from depression or manic disorders actually exhibit or show each and every kind of symptom of depression that doctors will tell you that depressed people have. Sometimes it’s actually quite easy to overlook such symptoms and not be able to help one’s self or others who are suffering from depression for that matter. There are actually a lot of symptoms of depression that depressed people may actually posses but they…

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Great Strategies On How To Relieve Stress

Great Strategies On How To Relieve Stress

Stress can sometimes be a difficult thing to manage even though a lot of people know that managing stress helps reduce health risks. Keep in mind that the more you know and apply towards living a stress free life the better chance you have at living one. Take note from tips like the ones in this article, that can help you live as stress free as possible. A great tip that can help you fight…

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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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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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