Alternative Depression Therapy Available With No Side EffectsThe holiday season can be a difficult time for people suffering with depression. It's an issue that millions of families deal with at some point. Medications and therapy are helpful for many, but they don’t always work. Now there’s a different kind of therapy, with no side effects.
Don't Let Underactive Thyroid Go UntreatedHypothyroidism – or an underactive thyroid gland - is a relatively common problem. First, get checked for it. Then, if you have it, get treated.
Trauma Often Causes Acute Stress DisorderAcute stress disorder often occurs in patients after witnessing, hearing about or being directly exposed to a traumatic event.
Mental Health Screening Kiosk Opens Outside Of Drexel University Rec CenterThe mental health screening is anonymous. You walk up to the kiosk, and there are a bunch of yes-or-no questions on various topics including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder.
Study: Ongoing Symptoms Of Depression And A Person's Risk Of Stroke Are LinkedWhat scientists found is that “persistently high depressive symptoms were associated with increased stroke risk,” even in those whose symptoms had abated between interviews.
Fathers' Depression Effects Toddlers' BehaviorA new study finds the young children of fathers who were depressed in their first year were more likely to show negative behaviors.
Study: Want To Focus Less On The Negative? Take ProbioticsIf you sometimes feel you focus too much energy on obsessing over past slights or regrets, you might want to add probiotics to your diet.
No Surprise Here: Too Much Time On Facebook Can Lead To Feeling DepressedResearchers noted, however, that the findings do not indicate that Facebook actually causes depression.
Poor Self Image May Lead To Poorer SelfWhat we think about ourselves can have a big impact on our overall health. But there is help.
Can Marijuana Help With Depression? New Research Looks PromisingThe research, which was done by the University of Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions (RIA), used animal models to look at the effects of the components in marijuana and is still in the early stages.
Survey: Today's College Freshman Are More Depressed, More Overwhelmed...And Partying LessIt seems that anxiety around rising student debt, securing at least two internships before graduation and trying to find a job in the tough economy is taking a toll on students as young as 18.
'Binge-watching' TV Shows Could Be A Sign Of Mental IllnessIf you’ve ever wondered whether those Sundays you spent binge-watching Downton Abbey or Homeland are a sign of something more serious, stop and take a breath: They might be.
Sleep Critical To Teens Mental HealthSleep deprivation has been shown to have damaging effects in all age groups. But, sleep plays perhaps the greatest role during the teen years.
Mood Influences Health
Study: Early Episodes Of Intense Guilt Might Predict Future Bouts Of DepressionIf you tend to feel intense guilt over things that happened in your past – and replay them over and over in your mind – you might want to read this.