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Understanding antidepressants

Depression is a serious condition affecting many Australians and is commonly treated with antidepressants, with Australians being the second biggest consumers of antidepressants worldwide. With medication use on the rise, we look at treating depression ...

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Exercise Helps To Prevent Depression

Moderate exercise not only helps to treat depression, but may help to prevent it.

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Taking Care Of Your Mental Health During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be an exciting time in your life, but it can also involve a great deal of worry and stress.

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Depression & Other Mood Disorders

It's perfectly normal to feel sad or low from time to time, but if these feelings persist for more than a couple of weeks or are really intense for no apparent reason, it's possible you may have depression or another form of mood disorder.

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Work-Related Stress & Anxiety

Long hours, heavy workloads and job insecurity can make work a stressful place these days. And it's not just individuals who are affected – stress can also reduce workplace productivity and attendance.

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Depression And Your Heart

Looking after your heart health is not just about checking your blood pressure or making sure your diet is right. You need to look after the whole you.

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Depression Medication Dilemma: Happier But Heavier?

Antidepressants can make a big difference to quality of life, but they have also been linked to weight gain in some people. But there are ways to limit the extra kilos.

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Take A Deep Breath

When you have asthma, it’s not just physical triggers you need to be aware of. Stress and strong emotions may have you reaching for you reliever inhaler.

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Introducing: Psychiatrists

Psychiatrists are specialists in managing mental health.

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The Quitting Blues

You've quit smoking. That's a good thing, obviously – so why do you feel miserable?

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Acupuncture For Depression

If you’re looking for an alternative treatment for depression, research on the effectiveness of acupuncture is yielding promising results.

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Switch Off To Reduce Depression Risk

Ladies, if you want to reduce your risk for depression, turn off your TV and get moving – that's the message from the authors of a long-term study.

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Getting Help: Support Groups

If a problem shared is a problem halved, then a support group may be just what you need to manage your concerns.

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Coffee May Lower Depression Risk

Many of us swear by the power of coffee, but it seems it may have more to offer than a simple kick-start the day. Research has revealed it may also reduce the risk of depression – at least in women.

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Coming To Terms With COPD

It’s not uncommon for people with chronic health problems to experience anxious or depressed feelings. But with COPD, there seems to be an extra strong link between COPD and mood disorders - the umbrella term for problems like anxiety and depression.

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