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  • Anxiety and Pregnancy
    Do women going through menopause experience depression differently. “I never know if depression is what I’m really experiencing, or if it’s something else and how long will it last” Sara told me. ‘Menopause made that process even more confusing at times.” When I heard these words from a friend of mine, I realised that unless someone ‘diagnoses’ you as depressed, how do you really know that is what you are experiencing? Most of us have
  • Depression is a severe medical condition, one that is brought about by a chemical imbalance in the brain that leads a patient to feel extreme lows and highs. When the low points hit, the patient is unable to take joy from anything, and often lacks the energy to participate in any of the activities they once enjoyed. There are many prescriptions now available through your doctor to combat this serious condition, but some people may
  • However, occasional feelings of sadness are very different from serious cases of depression. Clinical depression triggers millions of people worldwide, and as statistics for this type of mood disorder continuously increases each year, awareness programs and movements are also expanding to aid those who are suffering from such illness. Defining depression and occasional sadness Sadness is a part of life. One cannot go through life without experiencing the ups and downs of moods. It is
  • “Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore, avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.” – Socrates Every single day, Cindy (not her real name) felt utter, total despair that could be compared with the kind desperation that drove the famous grunge band singer Kurt Cobain to commit suicide. According to Cindy, she was only 23 years old when she got married and had a baby early in the marriage.
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    On January 5th 2006 researchers announced their studies, they learned that protein p11 plays a key role in depression. Protein p11 appears to regulate signalling of the brain chemical Serotonin. In so many studies done before Serotonin has been linked with depression and also anxiety disorders. The funny thing is Serotonin is what nearly every anti-depressant is made to regulate, including Prozac. Whats the difference between protein p11 and Prozac you ask? Prozac uses compounds
  • Narcissist
    After giving birth, some mothers experience hormonal imbalance and other physiological changes that cause them to feel lonely, tired, and depressed. This mix of psychological, physical, and emotional distress is known as postpartum depression. A mother with this condition may feel anxious, scared, worthless, fatigued, or restless. She can eventually lose her appetite, have trouble sleeping, and become frantic or paranoid when this kind of depression worsens or becomes more severe. To avoid these complications,