Serotonin Syndrome - Topic Overview
Taking certain medicines together can cause a serious but uncommon condition called serotonin syndrome. The problem can happen if you are taking a triptan,used for migraines,along with an antidepressant medicine such as an SSRI or an SNRI. SSRIs are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors,and SNRIs are selective serotonin/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors. Symptoms of serotonin syndrome ...
Clinical depression can complicate serious health conditions such as heart disease or cancer and lead to problems with pain, sexual desire and performance, and sleep. Learn more from WebMD about the relationship between illness and depression.
WebMD's Symptom Finder: Physical Symptoms of Depression - Head / Neck
Headaches, neck aches, and dizziness can have many causes, including stress, tension, and medical conditions. They also can be physical symptoms of depression. Learn more from WebMD about how depression can be felt throughout the body.
Not only is untreated clinical depression unhealthy, but it can rob you of your relationships and work life, and lead to illness and substance abuse. Learn more from WebMD about recognizing the symptoms of depression and getting the help you need.
Helping a Depressed Loved One
Helping a loved one cope with depression can be key to his or her recovery. But it isn't always going to be easy. WebMD offers tips for caregivers.
WebMD's Symptom Finder: Physical Symptoms of Depression - Stomach
Digestive problems, stomach pain, and appetite changes are common and can be caused by a number of things, including ulcers, reflux disease, stress, and even depression. WebMD explains how depression may affect your stomach.
WebMD's Symptom Finder: Physical Symptoms of Depression - Legs / Feet
When you're depressed, muscle aches can seem to come out of nowhere. WebMD explains how pain in your legs and feet that are not related to any known injury or strain may be related to your depression.
Glossary of Depression Terms
WebMD provides definitions of terms related to depression.
WebMD's Symptom Finder: Physical Symptoms of Depression - Back
We've all experienced back pain from time to time, be it after sitting at the computer too long or after lifting a heavy object. But when the aches and spasms are vague -- and not related to any injury -- they may be symptoms of depression. Learn more from WebMD about how depression can affect your back.
WebMD's Symptom Finder: Physical Symptoms of Depression - Arms / Hands
Aches and pains in the arms and hands may be a symptom of depression rather than arthritis. Learn more from WebMD about how depression can affect your body.