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Living with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is unfortunately something that is very prevalent in the society that we live in. This is a condition that comes about when someone has experienced a dangerous or terrifying event that will affect him or her for the rest of his or her life. PTSD is often seen amongst war veterans […]

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More Evidence For Cymbalta In Depression

A recent study suggests that Cymbalta has significant benefits in the treatment of recurrent depression. Read on… Study Showed New Episodes of Depression Delayed in People Taking Cymbalta(R)

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Antidepressant Guide

This useful Health Central user guide discusses the common antidepressants such as Prozac, Celexa, Effexor, Lexapro, Paxil, Wellbutrin, Zoloft etc. Read On..Antidepressants – Depression Medication and Drugs

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Lexapro Shown To Be Effective For Anxiety In Older Adults

Older adults with generalized anxiety disorder treated with the antidepressant Lexapro showed significant improvement in symptoms, a new study reports. Read on..Antidepressant Eases Anxiety in Older Adults

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Some New Antidepressants May Be Better Than Others

In the analysis of 12 different drugs, two came out on top as the most effective and best tolerated as first-line treatments: sertraline (Zoloft) and escitalopram (Lexapro). Read on…Zoloft, Lexapro Best New Antidepressants

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Newer Antidepressants Reduce Adult Suicide Risk

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) including such widely used antidepressants as Celexa, Paxil, Prozac and Zoloft may significantly reduce the risk of attempted or completed suicide in depressed adults, according to a review of eight large-scale observational studies. Read on..SSRI antidepressants may lower adult suicide risk

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The Link Between Depression And Pain

Tricyclic anti-depressants such as Elavil, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as Prozac or Lexapro, and especially serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) such as Effexor or Cymbalta, which are dual-acting antidepressants that can increase both serotonin and norepinephrine, have proven capable of decreasing pain while treating both depression and chronic pain. Because pain can […]

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Dog Ownership Good For Your Health

UBC professor and author Stanley Coren says dogs work better than Prozac, a prescription antidepressant– and that’s no exaggeration. Read on..Dog owners visit the doctor less

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Advice On Weaning Off Antidepressants

What is the best and safest way to wean yourself off of an antidepressant drug such as Zoloft?. Read on..How can I safely wean off an antidepressant?

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Statin Drugs: No Dementia Protection

Statin drugs, a commonly prescribed class of lipid-lowering drugs that include Lipitor, Zocor and Crestor, do not prevent Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, according to a report in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Read on..Statin drugs do not prevent dementia

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