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5. Treatments for Depression

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

Do “Natural” Remedies Work for Depression?

An estimated one out of four Americans turns to alternative treatments for health problems, and many of them are looking for help with major depression. But an MGH expert urges caution when you consider using a natural remedy to chase your blues away.

“It’s important to remember that just because something

Chamomile’s Calming Properties May Be Real

There’s nothing quite like a cup of hot chamomile tea to soothe frayed nerves. In fact, dried chamomile flowers (Matricaria recutita) were used as far back as Roman times for their calming effects. Today, an increasing number of studies indicate there may be some true relaxing benefits in a fragrant

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