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Symptoms of Caffeine Withdrawal—Worse Than Headaches

Do you have a caffeine addiction? It's not uncommon. As little as 100 milligrams of caffeine a day, the amount in about 12 ounces of coffee, can lead to symptoms of caffeine withdrawal—e.g., headaches and marked fatigue—when caffeine consumption is discontinued. Higher daily doses of caffeine (the average adult caffeine … Read More

What Is Depression? Symptoms Tell the Story

Depression is a disorder that negatively affects mood, thoughts, and behavior. It is also known as “major depressive disorder” or “clinical depression,” and for a diagnosis to be made, symptoms must have been present for at least two weeks. It is a common but serious mood disorder, but with appropriate … Read More

Do Antidepressants Really Work?

Depression is miserable and debilitating. It can rob you of your motivation, energy, and zest for life. The goal of treating depression is simple—to feel better! With more than 10 percent of the population taking antidepressants, it seems prudent to ask, “Do antidepressants really work?” Antidepressants are the second most … Read More

The Boundless Benefits of Stretching

One of the major benefits of stretching involves emotional and mental health: It makes you feel good. Think about how you feel after you’ve been sitting at a desk for several hours, or when you get up out of your seat after a long plane flight: You’re stiff. But once … Read More

What Causes Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition in which people experience periods of low mood (depression) interspersed with excessively high or even agitated or psychotic moods (mania or hypomania). But what causes bipolar disorder? The condition, scientists believe, appears to result from a combination of factors that involve both your … Read More

How Is Depression Diagnosed?

If you think you might be suffering from depression, the only way to know for sure is to see a doctor or mental health professional. Once you’ve made that important first step, your first question may well be: “How is depression diagnosed?” The process starts with a doctor or mental … Read More

How to Treat Depression Naturally – Cultivate Resilience

October is a special month for depression. Calls came from around the world for ending the stigmatization of depression and recognizing it as a treatable illness. Loud cries also went out for better access to screening and treatment as well as more research on identifying the cause and developing effective … Read More

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