If you read the headlines, or listen to the news, you might think we were at war. Not with some foreign country or entity, but within our own borders. We are portrayed as being deeply divided with name calling and offensive remarks from the top down. All around us there are “pulls” to take sides…
Guest blogger Behind the Smile, a mom, wife, and teacher discusses her take on the Summer as an educator. More than ever, teacher school days can be pretty tough to manage due to long hours and heavy workloads. Going through the day to day journey can be hard, however Behind the Smile offers some inspiration,…
A recent study reported the frequency of depression as a possible “side-effect” for a number of medications. These included commonly used drugs including protein pump inhibitors (used for acid reflux), blood pressure medications (beta-blockers), birth control and corticosteroids and even prescription strength doses of ibuprofen. These include both prescription medications and some sold over the…
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Research shows that oxytocin may have a role in depression treatment and may be a suitable augment to improve ketamine infusion therapy.
There has been recent evidence that meditation may help decrease depression symptoms when used as part of a whole-body treatment plan.
The same mechanisms in the brain that alter mood can also create physical difficulties. Sometimes, these can be the primary indicators of depression.
If you find yourself unable to sleep, or waking up tired, frequently yawning, or with an overwhelming desire to nap, ask yourself the following questions.
People who struggle with depression often feel like victims, as do many of those around them. So how do you stand up to this emotional hostage?
Recent studies have focused on the role of certain nutrients that may impact depression and anxiety. Are you really what you eat?