Ketamine – A Hope for Suicide Prevention

Would you try this kind of treatment for treating depression? Show your support by Sharing the Blog! About 16 million Americans experience major depression each year and at any given time about one in ten adults is taking antidepressants. There are many different ones available, in what can seem like a bewildering variety. Read more: A Heart...

Non-Medical Treatment Alternatives to Fight Depression

About 16 million Americans experience major depression each year, and many are treated with antidepressant medication. It’s important to remember, though, that there are alternatives. One of these is psychotherapy, which generally has been found to be as effective as medication in mild to moderate depression. Another is transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). What they...

The Incredible History of Where Antidepressants Come From

Have you ever wondered where antidepressants came from? The story of how these medicines were first developed begins with the applied use of organic chemistry—and a bit of luck-- in the 1950s. To give this a bit of context, it might be worthwhile to see how this came to be, in the intertwined commercial...

8 Tips to Help a Friend in Depression

Depression can begin at any age, but it usually begins in youth or young adults. It is much more common in women. Women may also have postpartum depression after giving birth. Some people have a seasonal affective disorder in the winter. How Does a Person with Depression Feel? First of all, it is necessary to clarify...

Heart And Brain in Sync

Have you ever thought about the ways to keep your heart and brain in sync? Show your support by Sharing the Blog! I learned recently of a study which posits the theory that the heart contains more ‘brain cells’ than the brain. When the heart and brain are out of balance, the sine waves between...

Different Types of Depression

Every person feels sad at some points in their life, but if you feel like sadness is causing you to be less productive than usual and it’s affecting your life, then you may be struggling with depression. Depression is more than just a melancholy mood and the symptoms of depression may vary from person to...

Recovery is the Best Full-Time Job You Will Ever Have

What inspires you to Keep Going? Share to show your support! Chemical addiction is fatal if left untreated. It should be taken very seriously. It is progressive and it is basically a brain disease. It is an inherited predisposition, but it fully develops in a combination of genetic factors and environmental influences. As the brain adapts to...

I Tried To Ignore My BPD

Are you struggling with BPD symptoms? Take a Read, Comment to show your Support and Share if you can Relate. I am writing this after recently re-realizing my borderline personality disorder is indeed something I have and struggle with, despite my repeated attempts to try to ignore the diagnosis I received at 20 years old...

5 Ways to Survive an Anxiety Attack

How do you help yourself during an anxiety attack? Share to show your Support!  I don’t know about any of you, but I know when I am going to have an anxiety attack. You start to feel like an elephant is sitting on your chest. It’s hard to breathe. A thousand thoughts per second racing through...

Techniques For Overcoming Anxiety

What are your techniques to feel better? Share to show your Support!  Depression and anxiety joined me later in life, and these new, uncomfortable thoughts and feelings were suddenly in control. This was a total nightmare for a “control freak” like me. You see, all my life I had taken great pride in being able to reign...
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