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Ketamine For Depression

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Mental Health and The American Male

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More Than a Headache: Migraines

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SPECT Imaging

Written by Daniel G. Amen, M.D. Physicians have been trying to drug the brain into submission since the 1950s. The outcomes have been poor because doctors too often ignore the necessity of first putting the brain into a healing environment by addressing issues such as sleep, toxins, diet, exercise, and supplementation. Dr. Thomas Insel, former …

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ketamine

People suffering from treatment-resistant depression, chronic pain, PTSD or suicidal tendencies are finding relief through a drug originally developed in the 1960s as a anesthetic. The drug is called ketamine. Ketamine continues to grow in popularity as an option for alleviating depression and other maladies. Clinics that administer the drug have opened around the country. …

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dessert sugary

Recent studies conclude that high glucose levels can negatively affect memory and impair cognition. One study of more than 4,200 people, conducted by the Boston University School of Medicine, found that those who consumed more sugary drinks had poorer memory and reduced overall brain volume, particularly in the area of the brain that stores short-term …

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Men and suicide mental health

Written by Dr. Salvatore Giorgianni, PharmD and Armin Brott, MBA Far too many American males are caught up in a storm of under-recognized, under-diagnosed, and poorly treated mental health issues, whose consequences play out in tragic headlines every day. They also play out—more quietly, yet more devastatingly—in homes and communities across the country. To get …

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By Antoine Kanamugire, MD Marijuana can make you feel good in the moment, but that longed for “feel-good moment” can play tricks on us; When use turns to abuse, marijuana could be a smoke screen hiding our profound suffering and pain, symptoms that will only become obvious to us later on down the road of …

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Nancy Bryan, Ph.D. Did you even know that your body talks to you?  Well, it does: and as a matter of fact, it never shuts up!  It’s not entirely our fault if we’ve lost the ability to hear messages from the body.  One thing true of human beings is that once something (an event, a …

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With crowds of people, loud noises, traffic jams, and small living spaces it’s no surprise that city slickers get stressed. And no matter what city you live in there’s little way to hide or run away from it, so at some point we all feel stressed. Fortunately, stress can be a good thing. A little …

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new migraine treatments

Understanding migraines and the modern state of treatment When a migraine strikes it can be disorienting and excruciating. Light, sound and smells become your enemy. The throbbing pain hurts so bad you want to cry, but you know that will only make things worse. This is not just a bad headache. “Migraine is a neurological …

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Adderall is the medication used to treat Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Because Adderall is an FDA-approved drug, you may not realize the dangers associated with it. For example, it contains amphetamine and dextroampthetamine. Other research suggests it may lead to dependency, addictiveness, and cause deterioration of the central nervous system. So, before you introduce your body …

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What the Oxford study got wrong about sex, sleep, and happiness. Written by Errol A. and Marjorie G. Gibbs, gibbshappinessindex.com Happiness is a complex state of being. You might not get that idea from recent research out of Oxford Economics and the National Centre for Social Research (sponsored by Sainsburys) that pinpoints sex and sleep …

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