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Benefits and risks of antidepressant medication

Anti­de­pres­sant drugs cause a dan­ger­ous 33% increase in mor­tal­i­ty. Safer alter­na­tives exist. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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More Bad News About Anti-Depressants

New research shows a 50% to 75% increase in gas­troin­testi­nal bleed­ing among those tak­ing anti­de­pres­sants, even when the drugs are tak­en for as lit­tle as 7 days. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Do You Need Folate Supplements?

Facts about folate: its role in human metab­o­lism, nat­ur­al food sources, and the pos­si­ble need for sup­ple­men­ta­tion. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Exercise Treatment for Depression, Anxiety

Exer­cise is prov­ing to be more effec­tive than med­ica­tion in the treat­ment of com­mon men­tal health con­di­tions such as depres­sion and anx­i­ety. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Are Antidepressants Effective?

Depres­sion has emerged as a major health prob­lem, with as many as 10% of Amer­i­cans now on anti­de­pres­sant med­ica­tion. Are these drugs help­ful? What are the alter­na­tives? Con­tin­ue read­ing

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