When a Loved One Has Depression
Coping with depression is difficult for the person who is depressed as well as their family and friends. Learn more about how to help a loved one that suffers from depression.
Tricyclic Antidepressants for Postpartum Depression
Drug details for Tricyclic antidepressants for postpartum depression.
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) for Postpartum Depression
Drug details for Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for postpartum depression.
High-Tech Treatments for Depression
Researchers are constantly working on new treatments for chronic, treatment-resistant depression. WebMD talks about the latest high-tech treatments for depression.
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) for Depression
Vagus Nerve Stimulation is a treatment for chronic depression. WebMD provides information on what it how it works and explains the risks and benefits.
Depression: Treating Depression With Medication
Learn more about treating depression with antidepressants and how your doctor can choose the right one for you.
Antidepressants for Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Topic Overview
Antidepressants are used to treat depression,anxiety,or both by correcting imbalances in brain chemistry. For people who have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS),doses much lower than those usually used to treat depression can help relieve symptoms of IBS such as pain,bloating,and feeling like you are unable to pass a stool. 1 They may be used to treat chronic,unremitting abdominal pain that ...
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Psychotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Topic Overview
Psychotherapy may be effective for people who have severe pain caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Psychotherapy involves talking with a mental health professional about emotional and psychological problems that may trigger symptoms of IBS. Religious or spiritual advisers may offer similar help. Family therapy and support groups also may help in the treatment of IBS. Psychological ...
Antidiarrheals for Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Topic Overview
Antidiarrheal medicines,such as diphenoxylate (such as Lomotil) and loperamide (such as Imodium),slow intestinal movements. This allows stool to stay in the intestine longer,allowing more water to be absorbed,which makes the stool formed rather than watery when it is passed. Antidiarrheals can help with diarrhea in IBS. 1 Diphenoxylate may cause dry skin,itching,dizziness,drowsiness,...