Meditation - Topic Overview
Meditation is the practice of focusing your attention to help you feel calm and give you a clear awareness about your life.
Depression and Chronic Pain
Can chronic pain cause clinical depression? Here’s information about how chronic pain and depression interact and the effect each one has on the other.
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 ...
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.
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 - Chest
Chest pain and a rapid heartbeat can be symptoms of lung or heart problems, even serious ones like a heart attack. But did you know they can also be symptoms of depression and anxiety? Learn more from WebMD about how depression and anxiety can affect your body.
Glossary of Depression Terms
WebMD provides definitions of terms related to depression.
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.
Depression in Women
Depression in women is common, especially during times of hormonal fluctuations. Learn more from WebMD about how depression in women is treated during various stages of her life.