Understanding How Sadness Is Different From Depression

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Oftentimes the word “depression” gets tossed around lightly in our conversations. This is because we easily confuse this feeling with sadness – one of its many symptoms, which makes it more challenging to differentiate between the two. Herein lies a major issue because when you can’t differentiate between them, you’re more likely to neglect taking …

New Study To Benefit Fibromyalgia Sufferers

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Fibromyalgia is a complex chronic disorder. Unfortunately, doctors haven’t found many effective ways of treating it yet. One of the current fibromyalgia treatment modalities that’s being heavily investigated is transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS therapy). TMS treatment is a non-invasive means of stimulating your brain. Through various research studies, it’s already shown that it has great …

How Smartphone Addiction Is Harming Your Teen’s Mental Health

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Many of today’s teenagers are glued to their phone. They spend countless hours online, checking their social media accounts and watching YouTube videos. Based on this premise, researchers from Seoul’s Korea University say this should worry their parents. Why Parents Should be Concerned About Their Teen’s Smartphone Usage This year the university conducted a consumer …

TMS Advantage Reaches One Of The Highest Success Rates In The Nation At 92%

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TMS Therapy stands for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Today this treatment is widely known and highly accepted as a way of treating depression because of its success rates (the number of patients who’ve positively responded to this treatment modality) is anywhere from 60% – 70%. In comparison to remission rates of only 33%, you can see …

Young Obese People are at Risk of Anxiety and Depression

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Researchers have looked at over 12,000 children and teens and how their obesity affects things like anxiety and depression. In doing so they’ve discovered that obese children are at a higher risk of developing these mental health issues. In fact, obesity raised these issues by about 33% in young boys. Now they urge healthcare professionals …

Increase Your Fitness Decrease Your Depression

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While scientists have research stating that exercise boosts mental health, they’re not yet certain whether physical fitness can prevent the onset of depression. This is something that’s important to understand because it’s now becoming a global epidemic. Unfortunately, it’ll diminishes your well being and overall life satisfaction while increasing things like your risk for developing …

Fight Depression with Help from the Mediterranean Diet

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There’s evidence showing that a Mediterranean diet has a lot of health benefits. This is a diet that contains a lot of fruit, vegetables, and nuts. What’s missing from this diet is a lot of fish, dairy, poultry, and red meat. Most of these foods are cooked in olive oil, which researchers have found is …

Introducing A Brain Stimulation Technique That May Reverse Memory Decline

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We all understand that memory declines as we grow older. In fact, 15% – 20% of people over 65-years-old have some form of mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Today there’s new research that suggests that transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) can help reverse memory loss. In one study it restored a senior’s memory to the level of …