- The antidepressant known as Zoloft is popular in the United States due to its few and mild side effects, though some can be more serious. Here are the symptoms to look for.
- Prozac (fluoxetine) is one of the most prescribed medications in the U.S., but it comes with a number of health risks including sexual problems, vivid dreams, and suicidal thoughts.
- The end of Daylight Saving Time affects your health for better and worse, from extra sleep to cluster headaches.
- Lots of methods for reducing anxiety can be a little embarrassing when used in public or simply not doable in a short timeframe. But these small mindfulness activities can work to manage stress in a pinch.
- Lexapro, also known as Escitalopram, is one of the most common SSRI antidepressants on the market. Here are some side effects associated with the medication.
- While Xanax has the potential to significantly improve the lives of people with anxiety disorders, it also comes with health risks.
- Lots of presidents are known for their achievements, massive failures, and deaths. For some, however, the chronic medical conditions they battled through their lives show another side to their stories.
- Obsessive thoughts or goal-oriented thoughts can derail the natural spontaneous movement of the mind, an idea that could be crucial to understanding mental illness.
- Researchers have found a wave to use brain scans to predict how depression patients will respond to treatment with the antidepressant medication escitalopram, also known as Lexapro.
- Chronic liver disease in teens and young adults has been linked to risk of depression.
- Cancer may have another side effect; a new study finds survivors face mental health challenges as well.
- Women who experience more pain while delivering their babies may be at a higher risk for postpartum depression.
Depression, one of the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorders, is being diagnosed in increasing numbers in various segments of the population worldwide. Depression in the United States alone affects 17.6 million Americans each year or 1 in 6 people. Depressed patients are at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and suicide.