Daily Archives: October 7, 2017

Antidepressant Use on the Rise

Antidepressants are one of the three most commonly used drug classes in the U.S. and a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights the growing use of antidepressants in the U.S. Almost 13 percent of … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder that’s what the Pdoc’S Call it?

Bipolar Disorder that’s what the Pdoc’S called it. That’s what the Pharmacist called it. That’s not what I call it. I call it the voices screaming in my head. I call it the battle I fight every day. I call … Continue reading

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Bipolar From A to Z

Angered by the smallest things Bipolar disorder is my king Conveying thoughts, hard to do Distractions overwhelm; I’m subdued Energy level at an all time low Frustration beyond reason is my foe Going places; standing idle fast Hanging onto, “normal” … Continue reading

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Former Surgeon General Talks about Stress in America

Former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D., recently sat down to talk with National Institutes of Health Director, Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., to talk about the public health consequences of stress in America—how stress is affecting us and what we can … Continue reading

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What Are Bipolar Disorders?

What Are Bipolar Disorders? Bipolar disorders are brain disorders that cause changes in a person’s mood, energy and ability to function. Bipolar disorder is a category that includes three different conditions — bipolar I, bipolar II and cyclothymic disorder. People … Continue reading

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