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How to Support Someone Dealing with Depression

When someone you care about is dealing with depression, it can be painful to watch. People with depression don’t always make good choices. You may get frustrated when they refuse to leave the house or eat anything except burgers and fries. It’s not uncommon for people dealing with depression to … Read More

Lack of Motivation? Depression Could Be the Cause

You have lack of motivation to participate in the things you love. You feel hopeless. You’re fatigued, unable to sleep well or concentrate. As a result, your relationships at home and work suffer. If you’re bogged down by a lack of motivation, don’t just chalk it up to boredom or … Read More

What Kind of Depression Do I Have?

Because there are multiple types of depression, anyone feeling as if he or she is battling the condition might understandably wonder, “What kind of depression do I have?” The most severe form is major depressive disorder, or MDD. People with MDD feel down most or all of the time and … Read More

Depression Test: What Can It Tell You?

If you’ve been feeling down in the dumps for a while, and especially if you have thoughts of suicide, it’s time to visit your doctor or a mental health care professional. (If you’re feeling really hopeless, don’t hesitate to visit your nearest emergency room or urgent care center.) Most of … Read More

How to Support Someone with Depression

When someone you care about is suffering from depression, it can be painful to watch. People with depression don’t always make good choices. You may see them sleeping too much or too little, isolating themselves from those who love them, or living on coffee and cigarettes. The challenge for you, … Read More

What Is a Nervous Breakdown?

We’ve all heard and used the phrase “nervous breakdown,” but it’s not an actual medical term, so there is no clinical definition. So what is a nervous breakdown? Generally, the phrase refers to some type of mental health crisis that renders a person incapable of normal, effective functioning. The person … Read More

A Fibromyalgia Specialist Can Provide Treatment that Really Works

Despite the very real and well-documented nature of fibromyalgia, people with fibromyalgia syndrome still face an uphill battle when it comes to getting their disease validated, let alone properly diagnosed and treated. In the conventional medical model there are very few fibromyalgia specialists and fibromyalgia is currently considered a chronic … Read More

Depression Symptoms – How to Recognize the Most Common Ones

Depression has different effects on each individual. While some people experience overwhelming feelings of sadness, other people may feel short-tempered, irritable and angry. To find out if you are depressed, take the following depression quiz.* Answer "yes" or "no" to the statements to see if you are experiencing any of … Read More

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