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SSRIs May Help Us See the Glass Half Full
SSRIs block the body from reabsorbing serotonin, a neurotransmitter mostly found in the brain, spinal cord and digestive tract whose roles include regulation of mood, appetite, sexual function and sleep.
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People Asked A Stress Psychologist Just About Everything On Reddit
On Friday, the tables were turned when Dr. Lynn Bufka, a licensed psychologist with expertise in treating anxiety, stress and related problems, came to NPR to take questions on Reddit about coping with stress.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
6 Smart Ways To Overcome Anxiety That You Probably Haven't Tried
Everyone at one point or another suffers from anxiety. Anxiety is a physical and emotional response to perceived danger: We are human and therefore worry about everything, especially future outcomes and predictions.
LeBron James, GOP convention; how much good news can Cleveland stand: editorial
Whew! Glad that's over. There wasn't enough Xanax in this town to relieve the collective anxiety that was building over whether LeBron James would return to Cleveland.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Air & Space
The Latin agora means "open public spaces," but it's actually a fear of panic attacks that drives agoraphobics from public life.
When Concussions Get Emotional: Sensitivity To Light And Noise Up Chances For Depression, Anxiety
Concussions are taxing enough. The last thing parents want for their injured child is a boatload of negative emotions rushing in to make matters worse.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Latimer: A panic attack is bad enough, but it's followed by distress
It is easy to picture terrorized people running in all directions as well as general noise and disruption from several sources.
Is It Time for a Mental Health Checkup?
Everyone deals with tough times, but even happy events like a new job, a marriage , or a new baby can add stress .
Psychiatric Drugs Send 90,000 to the ER Yearly
Nearly 90,000 U.S. adults visit the emergency room yearly for side effects of prescription psychiatric medications, and more than 10,000 of these visits are related to the sleep drug Ambien, according to a new study.
Live in the D mom panel: Potty training, postpartum depression
SERIOUSLY I WANT TO HAVE THAT MUCH FUN. IT LOOKS SO REFRESHING DOESN'T IT. TIME NOW TO SIT DOWN WITH OUR MOMS FROM METRO DETROIT ABOUT TOPICS THAT HAVE LOTS OF MOMS TALKING.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Heartbreak of Losing a Pet Can Be Cushioned With Planning
Yes, this is a heavy way to start an article. But reality tempers the excitement of picking out a new puppy or kitten, or adopting an older dog or cat, with the knowledge that the animal's expected lifespan will, in all likelihood, be far shorter than your own.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Doctors receptionist Janette Warburton, 58, suffered depression and severe anxiety resulting from over a year of excruciating pain in her tooth which spread to her temple - leaving her only able to sleep an hour a night.
A Cold Splash - Hydrotherapy for Depression and Anxiety
Since the time my book on depression came out last year, I have been pleasantly surprised about the positive reader feedback regarding a small part of the book that discusses a little-known naturopathic therapy called 'hydrotherapy.'
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Oregon ranks 20th in U.S. for opioid prescriptions but fourth for long-lasting opioids: science roundup
This figure from a July 2014 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows U.S. prescription rates for opioid painkillers per 100 people by state and drug type from 2012.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Coping With Stress
Between social media, friends, newspaper, magazines and even your Primary Care Provider , you often get a wide variety of suggestions for coping with stress .
Top 5 pet safety tips for July 4th
That's what 4th of July holiday festivities sound like to dogs. Not all canines react to the boomer fireworks, but for those that do, pet parents have only a few options.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Benzo Addiction Growing Among Prescription Drug Abuse
Benzos are a class of one of the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S. but are becoming very controversial in the medical community because of the dangers of tolerance and addiction.
Managing With Chronic Pain
Many of us know someone suffering from chronic pain . In Canada, as many as 17% experience some kind of non-specific chronic pain.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Independence Day celebrations excite humans, frighten pets
The loud bangs and pops of fireworks commemorating Independence Day may signify a grand ol' tradition for humans but for pets, its a disaster.
Keep pets safe during July 4th festivities
Bright lights and loud noises might mean a festive Independence Day for some, but for many furry friends it's a reason to hide and run.