Wednesday, January 25, 2012

About Depression: Antidepressants Increase Risk for Falls

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From Nancy Schimelpfening, your Guide to Depression

Antidepressants Increase Risk for Nursing Home Falls
Nursing home patients with dementia who were taking a class of antidepressants called serotonin reuptake inhibitors - which includes such drugs as Prozac, Paxil, Lexapro, Zoloft and Celexa - were three times more likely... Read more

Coping With Antidepressant Side Effects
Tips for coping with some of the more common antidepressant side effects, such as nausea, fatigue, weight gain and sexual side effects... Read more

Frequently Asked Questions About 5-HTP
5-HTP, or 5-hydroxytryptophan, is an amino acid that our body produces from a dietary amino acid called l-tryptophan. It has the ability to be converted into the mood-regulating neurotransmitter serotonin as well as the sleep-inducing hormone melatonin... Read more

Premenstrual Moodiness?
Do you experience emotional symptoms like depression, moodiness, anxiety and irritability prior to your period? Are these symptoms severe enough to interfere with your day-to-day functioning?... Read more
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