Category Archives: Depression
Am I Passing My Mental Health Disorders on to My Kids? If So, What Can I Do About It?
This post was originally published on this site I’ve suffered from cyclical depression since I was 13, a condition that worsened during both of my pregnancies. After I became a mother, I started to wonder whether my mental-health history would impact my children. Depression and anxiety run in my family, especially down the maternal line. As my own daughters grow into adolescence, I’ve worried about how these disorders might affect them. So I started researching the hereditary components of mental […]
Potential of using psychedelic drugs in psychiatry
This post was originally published on this siteBefore they were banned about a half century ago, psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin showed promise for treating conditions including alcoholism and some psychiatric disorders. Researchers say it’s time for regulators, scientists, and the public to ‘revisit drugs that were once used but fell out of use because of political machinations, especially the war on drugs.’
Common antidepressants interact with opioid med to lessen pain relief
This post was originally published on this siteCommon antidepressants interact with the opioid pain medication tramadol to make it less effective for pain relief, according to a new study. These findings have important implications for the opioid epidemic, suggesting that some patients suspected of drug-seeking may in fact be under-medicated and just are seeking more effective pain relief. They also could help explain why some people exceed the prescribed dose of tramadol, increasing their risk of addiction.
1 In 5 People In Conflict Zones Is Mentally Ill
This post was originally published on this site Common problems include depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, according to the World Health Organization. About 9% have a moderate to severe mental health condition.
1 in 5 Adults Live with Mental Illness. These Yogis Are Breaking the Stigma
May is mental health awareness month, and we’re highlighting yogis who are ending the stigma associated with mental health. According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, 1 in 5 adults live with mental illness, and nearly 60 percent of adults with mental illness don’t receive annual treatments. While mental illness shows up in differently for people, one thing is true across the board: you should never be ashamed of it. See also #YouKnowMe: 3 Brave Yogis Sharing Their Abortion Stories […]