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Fish Oil For Depression: Are Omega-3 Fatty Acids An Effective Treatment?

Since the early 2000s, supplementation of fish oil has significantly increased in part for the touted antidepressant effects. Many studies have found correlations between people who eat diets high in fish and lower incidences of depression. This has lead many Americans and others to look for ways to possibly mimic this antidepressant effect. One shortcut …

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California Rocket Fuel: Remeron and Effexor Combination

Unless a person is dealing with treatment-resistant depression, it’s relatively uncommon for a person to be taking multiple antidepressants. If a person ends up taking multiple antidepressants, they are generally from different classes such as an SSRI (e.g. Prozac) with an atypical (e.g. Wellbutrin). Prescribing multiple antidepressants of the same class such as multiple SSRIs …

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Distinguishing: Drug Withdrawal Symptoms vs. Mental Illness Returning

Many people going through withdrawal from various psychotropic drugs like antidepressants often have a difficult time distinguishing “withdrawal symptoms” from “returning mental illness.” It is generally difficult to distinguish withdrawal from the original illness due to the fact that there is generally some overlap. Withdrawal is capable of producing a variety of symptoms including severe …

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GeneSight: Genetic Test Predicts Best & Worst Antidepressants for Each Person

It’s no secret that depression is becoming one of the biggest epidemics in the United States and throughout the world. Many people suffer from mental illnesses, but depression is a condition that seems to affect everyone at some point in their lives. Unfortunately there is no pill that will cure depression, but there are various …

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Low Dose Antidepressants Investigated For PMS Prevention & Treatment

PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) is a condition characterized by unwanted symptoms such as mood swings, fatigue, food cravings, irritability, and depression. These symptoms tend to occur during the second half of a woman’s menstrual cycle and tend to subside approximately a couple days after the start of the menstrual period. As of now, these current symptoms …

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