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4 Social Elements That Influence Postpartum Depression

Physical and psychological factors influence your likelihood of experiencing postpartum depression, but there are also several social factors that can affect your chances: Age & Socioeconomic Status Are you younger than 20 or older than 34? If so, you are more likely to experience postpartum depression. This is because moms in these groups experience other […]

Should You Use Medication for Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Though some people decide to use light therapy or a specific diet to combat their seasonal affective disorder (SAD), others may benefit from taking medication. Here is some information that can help you decide whether or not medication is right for you. Is Medication Right for You? Some basic questions to start out with focus […]

Drugs and Other Toxic Causes of Depression

The cause of your depression may be as close as your medicine cabinet. That’s right, people might be getting poisoned by their medicine, cleaning chemicals, or contaminants in their drinking water. Take a look around your home to see if these toxins might be contributing to your depression. Medications Believe it or not, hundreds of […]

Dealing with Depression – Change Your Perspective

Things aren’t always as they seem. It’s easy for us to interpret a situation based on what we see and hear, but we don’t usually have all the information. This is particularly true when we’re experiencing depression. We get short-sighted and our view of the world is not necessarily correct. That’s why it’s important for […]