Mental Health

Home Remedies-depression

Home remedies: Are natural remedies effective for depression?

So-called natural remedies for depression aren't a replacement for medical diagnosis and treatment. However, for some people certain herbal and dietary supplements do seem to...
Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's Diseases share a common crucial feature

Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s diseases share a common crucial feature

A Loyola University Chicago study has found that abnormal proteins found in Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease all share a similar ability...
Nutrient supplements can give antidepressants a boost

Nutrient supplements can give antidepressants a boost

An international evidence review has found that certain nutrient supplements can increase the effectiveness of antidepressants for people with clinical depression. Omega 3 fish oils,...
Counseling and antidepressants change personality (for the better)

Counseling and antidepressants change personality (for the better)

A review of 207 studies involving more than 20,000 people found that those who engaged in therapeutic interventions were, on average, significantly less neurotic...
Living near a forest may keep your emotion healthier

Living near a forest may keep your emotion healthier

A new study has investigated the relationship between the availability of nature near city dwellers' homes and their brain health. Its findings are relevant for...
Resilience training can be a great way to reduce employee stress

Resilience training can be a great way to reduce employee stress

The American Heart Association (AHA) CEO Roundtable today releases “Resilience in the Workplace,” an evidence review report with practical guidance for employers looking to...
Bright light therapy at midday may help treat bipolar disorder

Bright light therapy at midday may help treat bipolar disorder

Daily exposure to bright white light at midday significantly decreased symptoms of depression and increased functioning in people with bipolar disorder, a recent Northwestern...
6 things to know about panic attack vs. anxiety attack

6 things to know about panic attack vs. anxiety attack

Feelings of fear, dread or unease can be paralyzing. Identifying your symptoms — and knowing help is available — is key to recovery. When you...
Alzheimer’s Disease vs. Dementia

Alzheimer’s vs. Dementia: What’s the difference?

The difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is one of the most common questions received at the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center. It’s a great question...
Over half of opioid prescriptions go to people with depression and mood disorders

Over half of opioid prescriptions go to people with depression and mood disorders

Fifty-one percent of all opioid medications distributed in the U.S. each year are prescribed to adults with mood disorders such as depression and anxiety,...