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Serotonin production may be the secret to happiness. With proper serotonin levels in the brain, the brain functions properly, predispositions to nega...
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Depression can be described as a self-reinforcing cycle of despair. In this pattern, the sadness and inability to change the situation leads to isolat...
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With between 10 and 20% of women will experience depression during their pregnancy. When this isn’t addressed it can present a risk to both mother and...
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The most dramatic and direct effect of depression on health is suicide. An estimated 15% of those with major depression will die at their own hands. A...
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Lamictal is the brand name for lamotrigine, a drug marketed to treat seizures and bipolar disorder. Its use in treating depression extends from its us...
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Depression is an illness. This simple fact can be challenging when one partner in a relationship is struggling with depression and the other is not. B...
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There’s a valid concern about medicating teenagers for depression. The side effects are an issue as well as a loathing to become dependent on a chemic...
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Coming off an anti-depressant isn’t quite like the withdrawal you’d see with an addictive substance, but there may be symptoms if you abruptly discont...
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Depending on your employment situation, depression can manifest itself most clearly in the workplace. At home, we can hide away, sleep too much and th...
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Everyone feels down now and then. Things happen in our lives that are out of our control, and this can make us feel helpless and alone. The most impor...

 
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