Tag Archives: depression

#Sadness in the #Brain

Scientists now believe they’ve found a way to identify sadness in the brain. It’s a matter of observing increase activity between the region of the brain involved in emotion and memory. The amygdala and the hippocampus are the two regions … Continue reading

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#Cooking Could Cure #Loneliness

Cooking classes may soon be prescribed as a treatment for loneliness. A study conducted in the UK is weighing the opportunity-cost and sees this a bona fide hazard to address for public health. Who doesn’t like to eat? This could … Continue reading

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#Work Smarter to #LiveLonger

A new study is showing us, if you want to live longer, it may be wise to shorten your workday. Lean into the process, bosses. Time at work is not the problem, actually. It’s the way we spend time while … Continue reading

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#Eat Less, More #Sleep for #Health

Finding the fountain of youth is like chasing shadows. You know that sufficient sleep and exercise will do a body good but what can we eat to coerce the youthful glow? A new study says less is more for the … Continue reading

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Treat #Depression With a Cold #Swim

If you live with depression and have always wanted to try one of those polar bear swims – here’s your reason! A new study finds that cold water swimming may effectively treat depression. When figuratively slapped in the face with freezing … Continue reading

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#NerveStimulation to Treat #Depression

A new approach for treating depression may prove to be beneficial where as many as 4-drugs have failed. Vagus nerve stimulation was approved by the FDA in 2005 and it’s really earning its stripes today, says a new study. The … Continue reading

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#BloodTest for #Depression Someday

Can depression be measured in your blood? This is an interesting question considering many people suffer with it but just sweep it under the rug for stigma reasons or because they don’t realize they can live a more joyful life. … Continue reading

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#Psychedelic Treatment for #Depression

It’s no secret traditional anti-depressant drugs don’t work for everybody. Now medical research is revisiting the use of ayahuasca for the treatment of treatment-resistant depression. Ayahuasca is used as a traditional spiritual medicine in ceremonies in the Amazon. Back in the 1960s, … Continue reading

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Stigma of Mental Health and the Status Quo of Suicide

It’s not surprising that the rate of suicide has increased 30% between the years of 1999 and 2016. A curious coincidence is that the rates of depression and anxiety have risen alongside the suicide rate. Add to those statistics the … Continue reading

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Loneliness Breaks Hearts

Nowadays, more people live alone than ever. Those loners may consider taking in a housemate or a dog after they read the study that finds lonely people are at a greater risk of dying from heart disease. As luck would … Continue reading

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