• Depression

    Depression is a treatable illness that has affected millions of Americans each year. It is an illness in which the brain’s chemicals, neurotransmitters, become imbalanced. Many people think that a person can just “snap out” of it, but the truth is, the chemical imbalance can only be...

    Depression in Children

    Most people think that depression is only for those who lose a loved one or for those who have a series of unfortunate events. For most cases, trauma is a reason why depression will affect a person. However, trauma affects those of all ages, including children. It should be no surprise that children suffer...

    Postpartum Depression May be Linked to Colic

    Recently in the news, according to the Archives of Diseases in Childhood, May 2006, is the research study results out of Turkey that suggest that postpartum depression may be linked to colic. This is just a suggestion, however. The lead author of the study that colic is extremely common among infants and...

    Why people with depression don’t seek medical attention.

    Over 75% of all people with depression are never diagnosed and don’t seek treatment. Why? Today it is known the side effects that depression can have on a person. You never know how a person will react to the simplest things when they are depressed. Some people can handle a lot of stress and others...

    Treatments for depression

    Depression is a serious disorder that could cause a person to lose control of their actions and end up harming themselves or others. Depression is a chemical imbalance within the brain and has some serious side effects like suicidal tendencies. With the right treatment plan, a person can successfully get...

    Dealing with Symptoms of Postpartum Depression during Pregnancy

    During a woman’s pregnancy she may feel sad, restless, and may even cry a lot, and even though these can be normal symptoms of being pregnant, they can also be signs of depression. Depression can be a feeling of sadness, unhappiness, or just feeling miserable for a period of time. Although these...

    Bipolar disorder

    Bipolar disorder is also known as manic depression. Oftentimes, people who suffer from this disorder have been described as moody, melancholy, and dark. These descriptions stem from the misunderstanding that surrounds this disorder. Such misunderstandings often occur thanks to books such as Catcher in the...

    Postpartum Depression – Why Did This Happen to Me?

    Why did postpartum depression happen to you? Actually, no one knows for sure. The causes of postpartum depression are speculative at best. Hormones, most likely, which cause chemical changes in the brain, but there is no definitive research to prove this one way or the other. However, it has been shown that...

    Depression and finding a new you inside!

    Depression is all about your mind, your feelings, and your being. If you are not feeling whole, if you are not feeling happy as you once were in your life, it could be that you are under the effects of depression. Many don’t even realize they are suffering with depression until their lives has changed...

    Clinical Depression

    Clinical Depression is a mental illness that is characterized by a lengthy time during which a person is sad. However, it is important to understand that just because a person is being gloomy, doesn’t mean that they are depressed. This is because depression is also accompanied by a feeling of apathy,...

    Additional depression treatments

    Treatments for depression will vary not only by the person, but also on the condition that the person is suffering from. Some can be traumatizing, suffering depression. Others, pregnancy, divorce or even the hormonal changes in life can lead to depression. Depression is all about you, your mind, your well...

    Symptoms of Bipolar depression

    Depression does not mean that you are sad or feeling blue. Depression is when your life takes a change and you find things that were once easy for you, difficult. Depression will cause a person to be unable to make simple decisions and affect a person’s entire life. Many people who have depression...

    St. Johns Wort and depression

    St. Johns Wort is an excellent homeopathical way in which to treat depression. This is a bright yellow flower with ray-like petals that make it look like a sun. Sometimes this plant is also known as Klamath weed or Goat Weed. It is indigenous to Europe but has since been introduced in the United States...

    Suicide and depression

    Suicide is one of the most severe side effects of depression. Depression is a chemical imbalance that allows a person to become out of control. They are unable to control their mood swings, diet, and rest. A person’s life is disrupted completely when someone is diagnosed with depression. Those who...

    The Differences between Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression

    The differences between baby blues and postpartum depression are huge. Baby blues are a few days of sadness that come and go within the first couple weeks after the mother gives birth. Crying jags, insomnia, mood swings, and feelings of loneliness, inadequacy, and anxiety characterize the problem. No formal...
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