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Ketamine For Depression

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Questions About Grief That People Are Scared to Ask

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Why Nice Brains Finish Last

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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. …

Grief

If you were in conversation with grief what would you ask? What would you be curious about? Grief shows up in ways that we cannot imagine. It likes to grab you, hold you, and sometimes, if you’re not careful, keep you in its grip. Yes, when you meet grief, identify it as grief; you have …

social media sadness

Written by McCall Mecham Have you ever noticed as you’re scrolling through your Instagram feed, double tapping on every other picture, feelings of jealousy, envy, and a little bit of FOMO (fear of missing out)? Your friends went out to get ice cream, didn’t invite you, and have posted about it four times. It appears …

why-nice-brains-finish-last

Depression studies find the “prosocial” brains are more prone to depression Written By Jack Turban      Excerpt from ScientificAmerican.com We all like to think that being kind, responsible, and fair will lead to a happy life. But what if we’re wrong? What if nice guys really do finish last? A new study published in Nature Human …

Written by Leslie Johnson It can be tricky for family members to recognize when a loved one is experiencing depression. Take Monica Rios and her mother, Maria Gonzalez. At 42, Monica looks back on her life and can see that she struggled with depression as a child. She thinks it was due to a series of painful losses—her parents got divorced, she and her family lost their home, her beloved grandfather died. Early on, Maria didn’t …

Sleep Disorder News

Written by Healthy Magazine Sleep. We do it every day, and often, we don’t do it enough. Sleep is vital to overall wellbeing, and for preventing a variety of chronic medical conditions. New research presented in Copenhagen shows that sleep disturbances may increase your chances of developing Alzheimer’s. Research suggests that sleep is vital in …

Loneliness Epidemic

The stigma and struggle of social disconnect Written by Michael Richardson | Healthy-Mag.com A prisoner in isolation. Tom Hanks talking to a painted volleyball. A child alone at a lunch table. Loneliness is an enemy humans universally fight, yet not one with universal respect. We hesitate to admit we’re lonely, claiming “depression” as a more …