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Depression and Migraine May Share somthing

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Depression and Migraine May Share a Genetic ComponentIt’s not surprising that some people with depression experience migraine headaches. In fact, research shows that people with depression are 3 times more likely to experience migraine; and four times more likely to experience migraine with aura, headache preceded by visual disturbances such as flashes of light. It’s also understandable that individuals with …

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depressed women,weight loss?

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Depressed Women Can Lose Weight If you are overweight, don’t let depression stop you from participating in a weight loss program to help you shed pounds. A recent study published in the journal Behavioral Medicine reveals that women with major depression are no less likely than women without the disorder to lose weight. The study included almost 200 women ages …

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Do you feel preoccupied with the Internet?

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Excessive Internet Use Linked to DepressionPeople who spend a lot of time surfing the Internet are more likely to suffer depressive symptoms, according to a British study. These users report more symptoms on the Beck depression inventory, a questionnaire that gauges emotional and physical aspects, such as hopelessness, irritability, feelings of guilt, fatigue and weight loss. In addition, a small …

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adolescents do not need as much sleep as pre-adolescents,

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Earlier Bedtimes May Help Protect Teens Against Depression and Suicidal thoughtsIf you have a teenager at home, here’s another reason to get him or her to bed at a decent hour. New research published in the journal Sleep has found that teens with set bedtimes of midnight or later are 24% more likely to suffer from depression and 20% more …

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Pregnant women suffering from depression

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Depression Poses Dilemma for Pregnant Women Pregnant women suffering from depression face a dilemma: take an antidepressant that might pose a risk to the fetus or battle through the depressive symptoms that could harm the baby in other ways? To help women in this predicament decide on a course of action, experts from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the …

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Teens With Suicidal Thoughts

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Family Therapy Helps Teens With Suicidal ThoughtsYoung adults suffering with suicidal thoughts and depression had stronger and faster reduction of their symptoms when treated with attachment-based family therapy than with usual care, according to a new study. Teens with severe suicidal thinking who participated in the family therapy were at least four times more likely to have no suicidal thoughts …

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Women and Men , difrences in health

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Women and Men ,difrences in health When it comes to health, there are many crucial health differences between men and women. Yet many women do not know that they react differently to some medications, are more vulnerable to some diseases, and may have different symptoms. The Society for Women’s Health Research brought attention to sex differences in initiating the groundbreaking …

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poor parental sleep makes new moms and dads depressed

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Sept 7, 2010 — Both moms and dads are at an increased risk for depression during the first year of their infant’s life, finds a new study of parents in the U.K. Close to 40% of new moms and 21% of new dads in the U.K experienced a bout of depression during their child’s first 12 years of life, but …

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college students experience depression

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Among College Students, Depression and Use of Psychiatric Medicines Have Increased in the Past 12 Years, Study Finds  Some mental health problems, including moderate and severe depression, are more common among college students today than in the past, according to a study that looked back 12 years. But other problems, such as having thoughts of suicide, are less common among …

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diabetic patients with foot ulcers

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FRIDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) — The healing of diabetes-related foot ulcers is affected by patients’ coping styles and their levels of depression, new research shows. The study included 93 diabetic patients with foot ulcers who were monitored for 24 weeks. The size of each patient’s ulcer was measured at the start of the study, and again at six, 12 …

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Chronic back pain and depression

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Chronic back pain and depression are two of the most common health problems encountered by doctors. Depression is by far the most common emotion associated with chronic back pain; this type of depression goes beyond the usual sadness and can include a variety of symptoms including poor appetite or significant weight loss. Sleep problems can also occur ranging from not …

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