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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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Third Type of Depression

A new study says that there is a third type of depression. Considering the two types of antidepressants treat an imbalance of serotonin or norepinephrine, it makes sense why so many people are left feeling defeated even after treatment for … Continue reading

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Why Is Suicide on the Rise?

In the wake of the untimely death of Anthony Bourdain– it’s difficult to ignore the reality of the rising rate of suicide in the United States. Can we point a finger add any factors giving rise to this misfortune? More … Continue reading

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Magnesium is a Superhero for Anxiety

Is it any wonder that 40% of Americans report being as anxious or more than they were a year ago? Only 20% of people say they have less anxiety than they did a year ago. For what reason can we … Continue reading

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The Melody of Less Anxiety

Music can have magical effects on our moods. Certain music can make us workout harder, add to our endurance, make us feel more aggressive, or calm us down. Researchers have found a way to take advantage of these mitigating effects … Continue reading

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