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Antidepressants May Not Be Good Mix With Alcohol
2013-02-12 18:57:16

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study reported in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs has connected a link between heavy drinking, and depression. Researchers studied nearly 400 men for 30-years, who were 18-years-old at the beginning of the project. Nearly half of those involved in the study were at increased risk for drinking problems due to their fathers being alcoholics. Over the three-decade-interval, nearly 41 percent of the men with alcoholic...

2013-02-12 11:36:15

Early detection, treatment needed to reduce risk of death, cardiovascular disease Even after successful treatment, patients with Cushing's disease who were older when diagnosed or had prolonged exposure to excess cortisol face a greater risk of dying or developing cardiovascular disease, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). Cushing's disease is a rare condition where the body is exposed...

2013-02-11 13:27:59

Young adults, in a period of transition, are often reluctant to seek treatment for mental health problems because of the stigma, inadequate insurance coverage and difficulty finding a mental health care provider. But a new preliminary study by researchers at Case Western Reserve University suggests that depression symptoms may be significantly reduced when 18- to 25-year-olds interact with computerized avatars–virtual 3D images of a healthcare provider like a nurse practitioner or...

Stroke Survivors At High Risk Of Suicidal Thoughts
2013-02-08 09:17:23

Jason Pierce, MSN, MBA, RN for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new study presented at the American Stroke Association´s International Stroke Conference 2013, nearly eight percent of stroke survivors in the US may have thought about suicide or wished themselves dead. A stroke is caused by a lack of adequate blood flow to brain tissue resulting in permanent tissue injury. Blood flow to the brain may be blocked due to clots or other obstructions, or...

Knowing About And Dealing With Depression
2013-02-06 08:02:15

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Heartbreak. A death in the family. All these things can lead to the blues, otherwise known as depression. Affecting one in five Americans, problems related to anxiety and depression can be difficult to overcome. Even so, there are particular signs that can distinguish the treatment options that are available for those suffering from depression. To begin, an individual who is suffering from depression or anxiety may feel a sense...

2013-02-05 23:00:37

Probiotic Action gives parents advice on how to help teens cope with acne and depression. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 The link between depression and acne has long been debated as a “which came first, the chicken or the egg? ” scenario for many suffers. Many researchers claim that excess stress on the body and mind leads the skin to harbor chemicals and bacteria to produce acne symptoms, whereas others claim acne and its treatments has caused depression. An article from...

2013-02-02 23:01:04

According to a recent USA Today article, studies have shown that Botox treatments may correlate to a reduction in the symptoms of depression. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills believes these studies indicate that Botox's versatility may extend far beyond aesthetics. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) February 02, 2013 According to one doctor, patients with tense frown muscles are more likely to be depressed and treating these muscles with Botox injections erases the tension and improves...

2013-01-30 23:00:23

Blue Sky Drugs, a provider of online Canadian pharmacy services, is offering coupons for antidepressants to help restore quality of life. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 Stress and the problems of everyday life can make the symptoms of depression more noticeable, robbing individuals of a quality life. Blue Sky Drugs, an online Canadian pharmacy provider, is offering a coupon, promo code dep10, making some of the most widely used antidepressants more affordable for those in need....


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