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Hyperthyroidism in Cats (Felines): Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Feline hyperthyroidism is characterized by overproduction of T4 (thyroxine) and T3 (triiodothyronine) hormones via the thyroid glands in cats.  As a result of excessive T4 and T3 hormone secretion, concentrations of T4 and T3 reach supraphysiological concentrations within the body of the cat.  At supraphysiological concentrations, these hormones elicit deleterious effects upon normative physiological processes, …

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Antidepressant Augmentation Strategies for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Antidepressant augmentation strategies are commonly reviewed when an individual is unresponsive to monotherapeutic treatment. In other words, people that try treatments by themselves such as: using an SSRI medication or going to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may not have as great of a response as if the treatments were combined. In some cases, a person …

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