Tag Archives: Mental Health

50+ Health Conditions, Health Studies
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Australian Scientists Restore Memory in Alzheimer’s Patients

Scientists in Australia have developed a groundbreaking non-invasive ultrasound technology that removes neurotoxic amyloid plaques from the brain of Alzheimer’s patients. The plaques are characteristic of the disease, indicating memory loss and decline in cognitive function.

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A New Therapy for Depression

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy has come to be considered the “gold standard” in treating patients with depression through psychotherapy. Because therapists using CBT must undergo extensive training, the National Health Service in the U.K. often has a long waiting list for patients seeking mental health treatment for the condition. Now a new study shows that another type of psychotherapy, behavioral activation therapy, is equally effective.

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Joint Pain
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Pain and Our Emotions – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we talked about the relationship between our emotions and specific pain in our bodies. Here are more examples of the correlation:

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Digestion, Disease
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Pain and Our Emotions – Part I

Pain in the body is a warning system for injury or disease, but natural healers also see a spiritual dimension to pain. They believe pain alerts us to life lessons we need to learn. Once a lesson is incorporated into our psyche, the pain disappears.

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Disease, Health Studies, Prescription Drugs
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New Findings Reinforce Concerns About Paxil

The history of Paxil, an antidepressant drug manufactured by SmithGlaxoKline, is riddled with red flags. Yet, despite the dangers Paxil poses for violent behavior on the part of patients taking the drug, it continues to be widely prescribed.  However, new findings may finally persuade doctors to abandon Paxil as a treatment option.

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