Tips for Summer Depression
Summer depression is more common than you may think. School’s out. The kids are bored. It’s unbearably hot. Here are tips to help when you’re stressed and depressed in summer.
Hypothyroidism and Depression
Although hypothyroidism and depression are distinct diseases, they are interconnected in many people’s lives. Find out how.
Depression Medications (Antidepressants)
A list of depression medications (antidepressants).
SAM-e - Topic Overview
SAM-e is a supplement used to help treat depression and other conditions such as OA and liver disease. Learn more from WebMD.
St. John's Wort - Topic Overview
What is St. John's wort?St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a plant with yellow flowers that people in European countries have used for centuries to treat depression. In the United States, it is sold as a dietary supplement and can be found at health food stores and pharmacies. What is St. John's wort used for?St. John's wort is effective in the short - term treatment of mild to moderate ...
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 ...
Holiday Depression and Stress
For many people, the holiday season is a time filled with sadness, self-reflection, loneliness, and anxiety.
Tricyclics are a less popular choice than the new generation of antidepressants, but they're still an important weapon in the antidepressant arsenal for a subset of people who don't respond to anything else.
Bipolar Disorder Symptoms
Information about bipolar disorder symptoms of mania and hypomania.