Triggers, Symptoms, and Tips for Coping

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Stress refers to your physical and psychological response to demands, difficulties, or challenges. Common symptoms of stress include muscle tension, rapid heartbeat, excessive sweating, irritability, and difficulty breathing.  Anxiety involves feelings of fear, worry, and/or dread in anticipation of possible danger or a negative outcome. Like stress, anxiety can cause […]

High potency medical probiotic may ease depressive symptoms: RCT

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Data published in Translational Psychiatry, ​a Nature ​journal, ​indicated that a combination of Streptococcus, Bifidobacterium​, and Lactobacillus​ strains called the De Simone Formulation, used in addition to customary depression treatments, decreased depressive symptom outcomes relative to the placebo, but only when the study participants complied with the protocol. “In our study probiotic effects were only […]

Depression Symptoms Associated With Elevated Cardiovascular Risk

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Study data published in the Journal of Psychosomatic Research identified an increased risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with depression. The association was most significant in patients with clinically relevant depressive symptoms. Patients with controlled depression did not have elevated cardiovascular risk compared with control participants. This retrospective study enrolled […]

What is melancholic depression? Symptoms, diagnosis, and more

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Most research sources list melancholia as a form of major depressive disorder, but there is still some controversy over this particular diagnosis. The scientific community does not agree on whether melancholic depression is a distinct type or subtype of depression or a severe symptom of this condition. This article discusses […]

Mother’s depression symptoms from preconception to postpartum linked with children’s behavioral issues

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Children whose mothers experience rising levels of depression from the period before pregnancy until the months just after giving birth are at greater risk of developing emotional, social and academic problems during their youth, UCLA psychology researchers and colleagues report. Their recently published seven-year study, which tracked mothers and their […]

Geriatric depression: Symptoms, causes, treatments, more

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Geriatric depression is a mental health condition affecting older adults. As with depression in younger adults, depression in older people can have many different causes and treatment options. Although geriatric depression is the most common of all mental health conditions in adults 65 years and older, health experts do not […]

AXS-05 Results in Reduction in Major Depression Symptoms

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New data indicates a positive future for AXS-05 (dextromethorphan-bupropion) as a potential treatment for patients with major depressive disorder. The drug, developed by Axsome Therapeutics, is a novel, oral investigational N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist with multimodal activity. The results from the GEMINI phase 3 clinical trial show AXS-05 showed rapid, […]

Types of Liver Disease: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

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Liver disease is a broad term that describes health conditions that damage the liver. As the body’s largest internal organ, the liver helps with vital functions like digesting food, processing substances, and filtering waste. When a person develops liver disease, the organ becomes damaged and can’t work properly. This article […]

What to know about symptoms, threat

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Share on PinterestBeing examined by Congolese doctors, a Manfuette village teenage boy is suspected of having monkeypox in Manfuette, Republic of Congo Tuesday, August 29, 2017. The Washington Post/Getty Images Since early May 2022, many countries in Europe, as well as Australia, and the U.S. have reported an increasing number […]