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, … Read More
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 commonly … Read More
If you've experienced urinary incontinence, you know all about bladder control—or a lack thereof. It's when you leak urine involuntarily while coughing or sneezing and/or you are unable to get to the bathroom before urine is released.
A study published in Reviews in Urology stated that incontinence can become a problem … Read More
Depression—a mood disorder that affects an estimated one in 10 Americans at some point in their lives—is a complex mental health condition that comes in a variety of forms, each with distinct characteristics. Whether mild or severe, depression in anyone should be addressed.
“The concept of ‘depression’ is actually a broad … Read More
In 2012, I wrote about the relationship between low testosterone and depression. Today, I want to update you on the latest research on the use of testosterone replacement therapy as … Read More
What is bipolar depression? It’s a phrase used typically to describe bipolar disorder, but in reality, bipolar disorder isn’t actually a type of depression. It’s often included in discussions of depression, however, because a person with bipolar disorder has extreme mood shifts. Those moods are very low or very high, … Read More
In part 1 of this article, you learned how new research shows that the supplement inositol benefits patients with PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder), panic disorder, anxiety and other disorders. But, before you begin taking inositol for PMDD treatment, you first need to evaluate whether or not you … Read More
If you struggle to pay attention, act impulsively, or suffer from uncontrolled periods of inattention or hyperactivity, you may be suffering from adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). While there … Read More
Prostate growth in an inevitable danger for almost every man in the world. If uncontrolled, a fast-growing prostate can contribute to dysfunctional urination, high blood pressure, diabetes, and possibly prostate cancer. Most current treatments for enlarged prostate function by inhibiting … Read More
Vitamin D researchers recently published the first-ever systematic review of studies linking vitamin D deficiency and depression. … Read More