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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, … 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 commonly … Read More

Bladder Control Begins with Behavior Modification

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

Severe Depression: Are You at Risk?

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

What Is Bipolar Depression?

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

Experiencing PMDD Symptoms? Inositol Is a PMDD Treatment

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

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