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Depression: Recognizing the Physical Symptoms

Most of us know about the emotional symptoms of depression. But you may not know that depression can be associated with many physical symptoms, too. In fact, many people with depression suffer from chronic pain or other physicalsymptoms. These include: Headaches. These are fairly common in people with depression. If you already had migraine headaches, they may… Continue reading Depression: Recognizing the Physical Symptoms

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Battling Depression: Hope for the Holidays

The holidays offer plenty of reasons to be stressed out and anxious — the gifts you haven’t wrapped, the pile of cookie exchange invites, the office parties. But for many, the biggest source of holiday stress is family — the family dinner, the obligations, and the burden of family tradition. And if you’re fighting clinical… Continue reading Battling Depression: Hope for the Holidays

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You Can Start Feeling Better: 8 Important Things to Do About Depression

Along with counseling, antidepressants are a common part of treatment for depression. And they are usually effective. Six out of 10 people treated with antidepressants feel better with the first one they try. If the first antidepressant medication doesn’t help, the second or third often will. Most people eventually find one that works for them.… Continue reading You Can Start Feeling Better: 8 Important Things to Do About Depression