Transcranial magnetic brain stimulation is promising in treating seasonal depression.

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Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, a non-invasive brain stimulation technique, may be an effective and well-tolerated treatment for major depressive disorder with seasonal patterns, according to new research. This finding holds …

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My baby required blood transfusions six times while in the womb. Postpartum depression didn’t hit me until I learned he had recovered months later.

While Yeager was pregnant, Courtney Yeager’s antibodies began attacking her son. Doctors administered blood to the fetus through the umbilical cord. The stress of the situation contributed to postpartum depression …

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New research shows that pregnant women who take Xanax and Valium are at least 40 percent more likely to miscarry.

Benzodiazepines, also known as benzos, are a group of medications used to treat insomnia, seizures, and anxiety disorders.  The most well-known medications include Xanax, Valium, Ativan, and Klonopin.

A new study suggests that a popular anti-anxiety drug may be putting more than 1 million pregnant women at risk of miscarriage. Taiwanese researchers studied more than 3 million pregnancies …

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Six months ago, Meredith could neither bathe nor drive. She says electroconvulsive therapy saved her life

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Walking the streets of Alice Springs, Town Crier Meredith Campbell rings bells and greets people she passes. She says with a smile that such moments still feel like a miracle. …

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FE Mental Health Series | You are just sad, not sad; Stop using serious mental health disorders as adjectives – News Healthcare


Trigger warning: depression, suicide “I’m feeling very sad.” “This job is giving me anxiety.” I have severe PTSD from today’s traffic jams.” “She loves cleaning. He has OCD.” Ugh, I’m …

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