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Can Fish Oil Treat Depression?

Mounting evidence suggests fish like salmon really is brain food Read More

Natural Cures for Depression

One-third of patients use them, but evidence is mixed about their effectiveness Read More

How Exercise May Boost Your Mood

The research is mixed, but many depression sufferers swear by it Read More

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Relieved Her Depression

A mother of three lost a decade to mental illness. Now she is smiling again Read More
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Foods to Boost Your Mood

Though the findings are debated, some research suggests lack of certain vitamins and minerals may be linked to depression. View slideshow

31 Ways to Boost Your Mood Naturally

Feeling down? These strategies may help Read More
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10 Myths and Facts About Shock Therapy

When most people think of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), or shock therapy, they imagine a strapped-down patient writhing in pain, or an outdated, barbaric treatment no longer in use. Here are some common myths and facts about the procedure.  View slideshow
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12 Nondrug Remedies for Depression

Depression affects nearly 16 million Americans annually, and a large portion of those people take antidepressant drugs. If you don't respond to antidepressants (or even if you do), you may want to explore nondrug remedies to lift your depression. View slideshow
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13 Drugs That Can Make You Gain Weight

About 70% of people in the United States are overweight and, in a catch-22, many of the drugs used to treat conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure can cause weight gain. Here are 13 drugs that could cause you to put on pounds. View slideshow
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Depressed? 12 Mental Tricks to Turn It Around

No matter what the cause of depression, negative thinking can keep you from getting better. Find out how to break the cycle and get to a happier place using these 12 tips recommended by therapists. View slideshow