Sweaty palms, fast heartbeat, a pit in your stomach…. we’ve all been there. Feeling anxious is a normal response to the many stressful situations in life. But some people tend toward these physical reactions and catastrophic thinking more frequently than others, making negativity their go-to emotional reaction to any challenging
Tag: health disorders
Just over half of adult Americans suffering from depression receive what is considered to be “minimally adequate treatment” in any given 12-month period, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. That means almost half of all depressed people in the U.S. are not receiving the care they need, even
Fatigue is a common symptom in people with medical conditions like cancer and diabetes, mood disorders like depression and anxiety, and even in people who are otherwise “healthy”. Yet despite how prevalent it is…
Opioid addiction—a dependence on drugs that contain narcotic substances derived from opium—is a growing problem in the U.S. But many patients are unaware of the potential harms of opioid drugs, since the path to opioid addiction often begins with a prescription from a doctor.
“Approximately two million people have an opioid
It’s not always easy for us to determine whether we’re simply down in the dumps or suffering from a form of depression. If you’ve struggled with that question, consider the depression symptoms that are most common. The list includes:
Persistent sadness or low mood (some people feel more numb than sad)
Acupuncture can help improve sleep, enhance immunity, and lower blood pressure; and that’s just the beginning.
Two Columbia University MDs conclude that deficiencies in 9 specific vitamins are a direct cause of depression. Before taking an anti-depressant drug, consider treating vitamin deficiency symptoms for natural depression relief.
Latest Depression Statistics from The Lancet: Depression Ranks as a Top Disability Problem Worldwide
New research shows depression symptoms is a top health issue causing disability worldwide in both adults and teens. Learn how to beat these depression statistics.