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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 […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder: An Introduction

Do you prefer the sunny months of June, July, and August? Are the first warm days of spring especially sweet to you? Do you tend to gain weight during the winter? If you are struggling with depression and find that you can relate to some of these statements, you may be dealing with a specific […]

Treatment Options for Anxiety Disorders

Because there are many different types of anxiety disorders, there are many options for treatment. These options include several types of medication, therapy and positive reinforcement. A physician can choose the best combination of these options after diagnosing a patient. The availability of different kinds of treatment ensures that each patient will get the best […]

Treating Depression with Medication: Tricyclic Antidepressants

Although Tricyclic Antidepressants are rarely prescribed, there are certain situations when they are the best choice. In some cases, patients will simply not see any improvement after undergoing regimens of treatment with other types of antidepressants. Occasionally, a patient will not be able to take any other type of medication and will have TCAs as […]