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News and Star
Cumbria health group launches crackdown on highly addictive tranquillisers
The campaign focuses on the use of prescription tranquillisers, such as diazepam, temazepam, zopiclone, zolpidem and cholordiazepoxide given out to help with anxiety and sleep problems.
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Sat Mar 15, 2014
Depression Definition and Natural Remedies
In fact, depression is a term that is used so regularly in our everyday conversation that it has come to refer to the general sad mood that some people experience here and there in relation to specific triggers, such as a string of bad luck or a break up with a significant other.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Does your cat need therapy?
Cat behaviorist Jackson Galaxy recalls some of the most difficult felines he's encountered and explains why working with cats is different than working with dogs.
Beginning my Pearl Lift adventure with Dr. Pearlman: Ultherapy, Voluma and Botox
Looking forward to some relief from, if not feeling tired, then looking tired I was excited to begin my new Pearl Lift adventure with Dr. Steven Pearlman .
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Menopause finally brings an end to premenstrual symptoms. This remedy may be either natural menopause or a surgical menopause, with removal of the ovaries.
The prevention of anxiety in children through school-based...
Anxiety in children is common and incapacitating and increases the risk of mental health disorders in adulthood.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Xanax is not an antidepressant
"Of the more than 250 million prescriptions written for psychiatric drugs in 2009 in this country, Xanax is by far the most popular.
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Autopsy: West Michigan Businessman Died From Heart Disease
The final autopsy results in the December death of Kalamazoo businessman Bill Wright reveal that he died of hypertensive heart disease caused by high blood pressure.
SK3 Group Completes Beta Testing of Broad Use T-Hydrocan(TM) and...
SK3 Group Completes Beta Testing of Broad Use T-Hydrocan and Prepares for Distribution to Collectives and Pharmajanes.com SK3 Group, Inc. , doing business as Medical Greens, through its subsidiary Berkely Bio-Organic Research Laboratories, has completed beta-testing of the initial offering in its recently announced phyto-cannabinoid product line, ... (more)
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Health News Digest
Anxiety Drug Could Improve Socialization in Individuals with Autism
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Individuals with autism spectrum disorder often struggle with social interaction.
A patient I see for psychotherapy , without medications except for an occasional lorazepam , told me his prior psychiatrist declared him grossly undermedicated in one of their early sessions, and had quickly prescribed two or three daily drugs for depression and anxiety.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Helping Your Child who Suffers From Anxiety
A personal account of how children can suffer from anxiety This is a personal description of a young woman who has suffered from anxiety her whole life.
Study Finds Doctors Prescribing More Sedatives
Doctors in the United States are writing more prescriptions for sedatives than ever before, and the frequent use of these powerful drugs in combination with narcotic painkillers may be causing medication-related deaths, a new study suggests.
Smokers with mental health issues need more help
SMOKERS often worry that their habit is a coping mechanism they can't do without, especially if they have mental health issues.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
How often do German children and adolescents show signs of common...
Child and adolescent mental health problems are ubiquitous and burdensome. Their impact on functional disability, the high rates of accompanying medical illnesses and the potential to last until adulthood make them a major public health issue.
Thriving with Mental Illness: Q&A with Susannah Bortner
Here's a message we don't hear nearly enough: Even though living with mental illness is hard - really hard - many people are successfully managing their conditions and savoring satisfying, healthy lives.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Meditation: A stress reliever, but not a cure-all, study finds
A new study finds that research on mindfulness meditation has yielded moderate evidence that the practice can reduce anxiety, depressive symptoms and pain, but little to no evidence that it can reduce substance abuse or improve mood, sleep or weight control.
The Greenville News
Coping with anxiety: Holistic treatment approach winning favor over medications
Terrorist attacks. Endless wars. Economic collapse followed by years of high unemployment, record home foreclosures and wiped-out savings.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Insomnia behaviours independently influence sleep in mood disorders
Behaviours associated with controlling sleep and managing the negative effects of insomnia are independently associated with disturbed sleep in patients with anxiety or depressive disorders, US research shows.