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Dopamine and serotonin: Brain chemicals explained

Dopamine and serotonin: Brain chemicals explained

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Vayarin (phosphatidylserine-omega-3, Liprinen)

Vayarin (phosphatidylserine-omega-3, Liprinen)

What is Vayarin? What is Vayarin used for? Vayarin is approved for managing lipid imbalance associated with ADHD in children. Vayarin is an orally administered prescription medical food for the clinical dietary management of complex lipid imbalances associated with ADHD. Vayarin is a specially formulated and processed composition designed to address the distinct, medically determined […]

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The 4 Keys to Emotional Well-Being

The 4 Keys to Emotional Well-Being

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re satisfied with your life, you probably have emotional well-being. Emotional well-being can be mastered just like any other skill, according to Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. How? By developing […]

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paliperidone (Invega)

paliperidone (Invega)

What is paliperidone, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Paliperidone (Invega) is an oral, atypical antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia. It is a short acting form of Invega Sustenna and Invega Trinza. Other atypical antipsychotic drugs include Atypical antipsychotics differ from typical antipsychotics because they cause a lesser degree of movement (extrapyramidal) side […]

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Health Tip: Living with Hypochondria

Health Tip: Living with Hypochondria

(HealthDay News) — Hypochondria is a preoccupation with physical health. People with the condition obsess on physical symptoms and take them as signs of serious illness, despite lack of medical evidence. Latest Mental Health News People with the condition do not purposely create these symptoms, says MedlinePlus. For those living with hypochondria, talk therapy can […]

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Schizophrenia: Genes related to circadian rhythms may be disrupted

Schizophrenia: Genes related to circadian rhythms may be disrupted

New research examines the brains of people with schizophrenia and finds disrupted patterns of expression in genes linked with sleep-wake cycles. New research into schizophrenia finds disruptions in the rhythmicity with which some genes are expressed in the brain. Worldwide, schizophrenia is one of the top 15 leading causes of disability, affecting about 1% of […]

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What TV Binge-Watching Does to Your Brain

What TV Binge-Watching Does to Your Brain

Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Aug. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Binge-watching episodes of your favorite shows does no favors for your brain, an expert warns. “It’s important to recognize that the brain is not an isolated organ — it responds to its environment,” said Dr. Randall Wright, a neurologist at Houston Methodist in Texas. […]

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Physical fitness may help prevent depression, anxiety

Physical fitness may help prevent depression, anxiety

Although there is evidence that exercise can boost mental health, scientists know less about whether physical fitness can prevent the onset of mental health conditions. A recent systematic review and meta-analysis take a closer look. Can physical fitness protect against mental health conditions? Common mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety, are a growing […]

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Can the moon really influence your health?

Can the moon really influence your health?

The moon has held the human mind in its thrall since the dawn of time. Throughout the ages, peoples across the world have worshipped it as an important deity, believing it held real power to influence their lives — and their health. But is this really true? In this Spotlight feature, we investigate. Can the […]