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Depression in Men, Women, Children & the Elderly

Everyone at some point experiences the “blues”—feelings of melancholy, sadness, grief, or just general malaise. When it doesn’t go away, when it begins to affect your behavior, or when it leads to other problems—depression, anxiety, compulsive disorder, panic disorder, eating disorders, and other serious medical issues—it’s time to take a serious look at the causes …

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When You’re Struggling to do the Least: Lifestyle and Self-Care Tips for Depression and Anxiety

Healing mood disorders can be more challenging than getting treatment for other physical ailments. With most physical ailments, to heal you might only need to follow dietary instructions, take medications on time, and adapt minor tweaks to your lifestyle. All of this is much harder to do when you are undergoing mood disorders such as …

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Sprouted Mung Beans

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, let’s party!” –Robin Williams Agreed!  It’s like the earth just opened up its doors, rang the dinner bell and said, come and get it! Combining vegetables with sprouted mung beans makes for a well-balanced meal. Sprouting mung beans increases their bioavailability-think more protein, increased antioxidants and enzymatic efficacy.  Sprouting …

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Yoga and Postpartum Depression: A Guide for Moms & Dads

“How can I feel this way when everything is so great?” Chrissy Teigen wrote in a moving essay for Glamour magazine, capturing perfectly the essence of a severe mood disorder that affects 1 in every 9 American postpartum women. (In some states, the number is as high as 1 in 5!)   Teigen, a television personality, …

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