Tag: depression

What Depression Looks Like In Your Brain?

What Depression Looks Like In Your Brain?

  by Debbie Hampton Fundamentally, a depressed brain looks just like any other brain. In fact, there’s no brain scan, MRI, EEG or any other medical test that can definitively diagnose depression, and it’s not understood in detail like other brain disorders. While we know the neurochemicals involved and many contributing factors, the truth is … Continue reading What Depression Looks Like In Your Brain?

What Happens to Your Body During a Panic Attack?

What Happens to Your Body During a Panic Attack?

The Physiological Reponse of Your Body During a Panic Attack? By Arlin Cuncic What is a Panic Attack? If you suffer with social anxiety, you may have experienced what is known as a "panic attack" in social or performance situations. Although panic attacks are generally thought of in relation to panic disorder, panic can also … Continue reading What Happens to Your Body During a Panic Attack?

Negative Thinking: The Number One Cause Of Chronic Depression And How To Overcome It

Negative Thinking: The Number One Cause Of Chronic Depression And How To Overcome It

by Nanice Ellis It is not a surprise that all negative thinking is fear-based, but did you know that chronic negative thinking that goes on day-after-day creates stress that can damage the body and mind, resulting in disease or worse? Fortunately, or unfortunately, depending on how you look at it, the mind/body has a hidden … Continue reading Negative Thinking: The Number One Cause Of Chronic Depression And How To Overcome It

7 Proven Ways To Overcome Depression Naturally

7 Proven Ways To Overcome Depression Naturally

by Deane Alban The usual treatments for depression are prescription antidepressant medications which, in theory, work by increasing levels of “feel good” brain chemicals. But prescription antidepressants work for less than half of those who try them and have a high relapse rate. There’s evidence they are no more effective than a placebo, but have a lot … Continue reading 7 Proven Ways To Overcome Depression Naturally

9 Surprising Depression Symptoms

9 Surprising Depression Symptoms

Watch out for these sneaky signs of depression By Aviva Patz Most of us would recognize classic signs of depression, with its heavy veil of sadness and hopelessness. But what if you just started getting stomachaches or were suddenly very snappy? Could you be depressed without knowing it? "Depression doesn’t always look like debilitating sadness," … Continue reading 9 Surprising Depression Symptoms