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Exercise Your Blues Away

Exercise Your Blues Away

Latest Depression News FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Exercise is good medicine for depression, researchers report. “The evidence of the use of physical activity and exercise for the management of depression is substantial and growing fast,” said study authors Felipe Barretto Schuch, from Federal University of Santa Maria in Brazil, and Brendon Stubbs, […]

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New insights into how exercise can lift mood in depression

New insights into how exercise can lift mood in depression

There is growing evidence that exercise can help to treat symptoms of depression and lift mood, although the reasons have been unclear. Now, a new study finds that the body’s endocannabinoid system may play a role. New research helps explain why exercise improves mood. The researchers propose that a better appreciation of the relationship between […]

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Zulresso (brexanolone)

Zulresso (brexanolone)

FDA warning: Severe sedation and loss of consciousness This drug has a boxed warning. A boxed warning is the most serious warning from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It alerts doctors and patients about drug effects that may be dangerous. Zulresso can cause severe sedation, with symptoms such as sleepiness, trouble thinking clearly, and […]

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Why more depression treatments should include exercise

Why more depression treatments should include exercise

After assessing numerous specialist studies, a new review concludes that exercise can help to both prevent depression and treat its symptoms. However, current treatments for depression often fail to include this lifestyle adjustment, despite the strong evidence. A new review of the specialist literature emphasizes the need to add exercise to recommendations for the treatment […]

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What to know about Paxil (paroxetine)

What to know about Paxil (paroxetine)

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What to know about Celexa (citalopram)

What to know about Celexa (citalopram)

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Is there a link between dark chocolate and depression?

Is there a link between dark chocolate and depression?

A survey-based study looking at chocolate consumption and depression finds that people who eat dark chocolate are less likely to report depressive symptoms. What do these findings mean, and can we trust them? Could dark chocolate lighten our mood? Over the years, chocolate has been the focus of a great deal of research. Thanks to […]

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What is the link between sleep apnea and depression?

What is the link between sleep apnea and depression?

New research has explored the link between sleep apnea and depression and suggests that the former may be one reason that depression treatments fail. Treating sleep apnea with a CPAP machine may reduce the symptoms of depresson. Around 20–30% of people with depression and other mood disorders do not get the help they need from […]