Depression

4 Foods for Depression

…I recommend the Pan Asian and Mediterranean (PAM) diet for everyone. But if you suffer from mild depression, here are four foods for depression I recommend adding to your diet. Four Foods for Depression and Anxiety 1. Eat more eggs. Eggs contain all the basic amino acids necessary to produce essential…

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How to Stop Seasonal Affective Disorder In Its Tracks

…improved their depression scores. The researchers felt that combining the two therapies was superior to either one alone. But there are several notes of caution: if you’re on Coumadin you shouldn’t take St. John’s wort. Plus, you shouldn't use St. John's wort with anti-depressive medications, such…

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Yoga for Heart Health: Why It's Powerful Medicine

…even more interesting is that the participants found that yoga drastically improved their quality of life, and significantly reduced anxiety and depression. Plus, yoga for heart health—which is something I practice regularly myself—has other benefits as well. It helps you stay flexible and strong…

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Common Side Effects of Beta Blockers

…(metoprolol) * Tenormin (atenolol) * Corgard (nadolol) Side Effects of Beta Blockers * Erectile dysfunction * Sleep disturbances * Fatigue * Dizziness * Depression * Flu-like symptoms An additional side effect of beta blockers is depleted CoQ10, and should not be used by patients with asthma or active lung disease…

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This Year, Try a Resolution You Can Live With

…pessimistic. After observing thousands of patients, I can assure you that attitude is the key to life. You can choose to be depressed and live with the biochemistry that depression creates in your body, or choose to be optimistic, find purpose in life, and live with the biochemistry that optimism creates…

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A Healthy Cholesterol Level Isn’t Always Lower

…in order to function properly. In fact, research has found that low levels of cholesterol, 160 ml/dL or less, can result in a loss of sex drive, depression, cerebral hemorrhages and more. Why You Need A Healthy Cholesterol Level, Not Low Cholesterol * Generating sex hormones. Cholesterol is the parent…

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Could Alzheimer's Begin in Your Mid-40s?

…methylated version of the amino acid L-carnitine that goes straight to the brain where it helps improve memory, cognition, and learning; relieves depression; and reduces symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. I recommend 1,500–3,000 mg ALC per day. * Broad spectrum tocotrienols help with glutathione metabolism…

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Drinking Cold Water With Meals? Think Again.

…town of Wall, South Dakota, The Husteads owned the Wall Drug Store, a struggling mom-and-pop pharmacy and soda fountain. It was the height of the Depression during a hot, dusty and grasshopper-plagued summer, and they were desperate for customers. In those days before air-conditioned cars, Dorothy came…

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5 Surprising Heart Disease Risk Factors

…best in your particular case. 3. Depression. The known connection between heart disease and depression is so strong, that a history of major depression is considered a powerful independent predictor of future cardiac events. Negative emotional states such as depression set off a cascade of hormones that…

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7 Reasons Why Exercise Is More Powerful than a Drug

…your blood (stress tends to constrict arteries and drive up blood pressure). 5. Alleviate depression. A study undertaken at the world-famous Cooper Clinic in Dallas showed that individuals diagnosed with depression who would normally be put on medication could get relief from 180 minutes a week of physical…

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For a Healthy Heart, Make a Resolution of Optimism

…thousands of patients, I can assure you that attitude is the key to a healthy life, and a healthy heart. You can choose to be depressed and live with the biochemistry that depression creates in your body, or choose to be optimistic, find purpose in life, and live with the biochemistry that optimism creates…

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What To Do After a Heart Attack

…to follow up with your doctor regularly—and express any concerns you have, including fatigue. Also remember that fatigue can be a symptom of depression, so be sure to mention it to your physician so he or she can evaluate the cause. Now it’s your turn: Would you like to share your experience about…

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Benefits of Sauna Therapy for Your Heart, and Entire Body

…health benefits. It reduces stress hormones and detoxifies your body. Plus, regular use of a sauna has been shown to reduce the incidence of mild depression and pain syndromes, including rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. Plus, Sauna Therapy Boosts Heart Health in Several Important Ways While they’re…

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Mood-Boosting Foods

…that any of these foods boost your mood? You May Also Be Interested In: * 4 Foods That Beat the Blues and Take Off the Pounds * Walk Away From Depression

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Low Testosterone Side Effects Include Heart Disease

…angina and type 2 diabetes. Low Testosterone Side Effects Low testosterone side effects can include fatigue, a loss of libido, weight gain and/or depression. But the best way to know if your levels have dipped is to have it tested. Because mean testosterone levels fluctuate (they may be 700 ng/dL at 8…

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Heartbreak’s Emotional Stress Can Affect You Physically

…the emotional stress of losing of a loved one through divorce, death or any other circumstance can have as powerful of an impact as full-blown depression. That’s something I’ve been saying for years. Not only can heartbreak have a devastating impact on your emotional health, the loss of a vital…

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Apples and Alzheimer’s Prevention

…psychotic symptoms of Alzheimer’s. This preliminary finding that apple juice can affect mood for those with Alzheimer’s disease—who suffer with depression and anxiety, as well as symptoms of anger and frustration with their condition—is cause for larger clinical trials over longer periods of time…

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What Are the Fish Oil Benefits for Women?

…inflammation; * Lowering C-reactive protein (CRP) in the blood; * Preventing sudden death and all causes of mortality, including cancer; * Easing depression; * Stabilizing coronary artery plaque to prevent rupture; and * Improving a whole host of medical conditions, including asthma, inflammatory bowel…

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