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How Is Depression Treated?

When a person feels depressed, the ideas of ever getting better or ever wanting to participate in life again can seem like impossible pipe dreams. This sensation of complete hopelessness is just one of the severe symptoms associated with depression, and too often it prevents people with depression from seeking the treatment and help needed to overcome […]

How To Deal With Depression – 11 Strategies

Depression affects roughly one third of individuals at some point in their lives. Extreme despair, feelings of hopelessness, insomnia, fatigue and isolation characterize depression. Although it is highly treatable, individuals experiencing depressive episodes often do not seek the care they need and continue suffering. Getting professional help and learning how to deal with depression can help you overcome […]

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Starting Depression Medication? Here’s What to Expect

Deciding to begin an antidepressant is an important decision to be made with your doctor or therapist. It is not a decision every individual makes easily. Starting depression medication, however, can give you the boost you need to overcome depression and to enjoy life again. If you decide to begin treating your depression with medication, this is what […]

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Make The Most Of Treatment: How Best To Take Depression Medication

If you and your doctor have decided that a depression medication could help you overcome depression, congratulations on seeking help and taking the first major steps in depression treatment. Although they can be incredibly helpful and are scientifically proven, antidepressants are not a quick fix. This article will shed some light on how to take depression medication so […]

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How To Make Sure Allergy Medication Works As Intended

If you suffer from allergies – seasonal or year-round – then you understand how much of an impact allergy symptoms have on everyday life. With several allergy medications available, however, there is no need to suffer through allergy season with the misery of congestion, a runny nose, itchy eyes and burning throat. Read on to learn more about […]

The Rise of Men’s Birth Control Pill

It seems that the world of men is about to experience a drastic change since the news for the alternatives of condoms has been fluttering around the world. Initially, it was just rumors. Then the research was confirmed and now at last, the lab guys are finally closing in on a new solution which would […]

You Should Never Do These Things While On The Pill

Birth control pills have been around for quite some time and in fact are being used by tens of millions who try to prevent themselves from getting pregnant. What are the birth control pill facts you should be aware of? Birth control pills – Things to know So you’re on the birth control pill but […]

This Is What Your Blood Pressure Readings Mean

If you have ever been to see a doctor, then you have had your blood pressure taken, usually by a nurse before your appointment begins. You might have to remove your arm from a bulky sleeve and sit with your legs uncrossed in front of you. The healthcare professional then places a cuff around your […]

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How Blood Pressure Medication Works

Your blood pressure reading describes the force with which blood exerts pressure on the walls of the veins and arteries in your body. High blood pressure (hypertension) puts sufferers at risk of serious health concerns including heart attack, stroke, heart failure, kidney failure, vision loss and more. If you are diagnosed with high blood pressure, […]

This Is What High Blood Pressure Feels Like

A scary condition, high blood pressure (hypertension) can lead to deadly complications. What’s really scary, though, is that most people do not even know they have it. Hypertension is sometimes called “the silent killer” because most often, people experience no symptoms until the condition has progressed far enough to damage health. High blood pressure feels like nothing. […]