Statistical data has shown that there is a rise in the rate of suicides in the winter months, especially around the holidays. But is the rise a direct correlating to the holidays, or could these cases of the “winter blues” be caused by something more? For some, this winter depression is actually... ... read SAD: Identify and Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder
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Contrary to what some might believe, depression is an illness just like any other. It has causes and symptoms just like any other illness. The symptoms of depression enable the diagnosis of the condition since the brain can’t be cut open to find the ‘disease.’ Recovery begins first... ... read Myths and Facts About Depression: Are You at Risk?
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You may have heard about anxiety and panic disorders before but until you experience one, you truly can’t know how devastating it can be.
Besides the immediate panic, disorientation, physical pain, and confusion, people who experience panic attacks are at a higher risk for developing depression. When... ... read Is there a Correlation Between Depression and Panic Attacks? Know the Risks
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Bipolar depression is often thought of as one of the scariest forms of depressive disorders. It can seem ominous and dangerous. The truth about bipolar depression lies beyond the myths. Let’s talk about what bipolar depression really is all about. This disorder has been referred to by many names.... ... read Understanding Bipolar Depression
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The Geranium is a perennial flowering plant, also known as Crane’s Bill or Alum Root plant, that is known as a powerful antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral. The petals and the leaves of the geranium are commonly used by herbalists in the form of a steam distilled essential oil or as a dried... ... read Geranium: Uses for Health and Home Remedies
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Treatment options for depression have been hotly debated for years. From alternative health treatments such as herbs and meditation to scientific treatments using prescription medications, there are many choices to consider when it comes to deciding on a depression care plan.
Although some patients... ... read Treating Depression with Medication
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Medication is not the only way to treat depression. For those who have conditions that prevent the use of antidepressants, or for those who decide with their doctor that antidepressants are not a viable treatment, there are alternative resources available.
Just like other disorders, early detection leads... ... read Alternative Treatments for Depression without Medication
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Whether or not to take medication for depression is a personal decision. Even among friends, it is often a sensitive subject because there are differing opinions on just what these medications are capable of doing. Research is still being done on what antidepressants can and can not do.
Before making... ... read Is it Time for medication? The Benefits of Antidepressants
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