Monthly Archives: November 2011

Get Control Of Your Triggers Before They Control You!

A trigger is a life event,  or  a daily hassle, leading to anxiety, depression, or other symptoms. Internal triggers, like your own thoughts, can also cause increased anxiety and depression. Don’t let them control you. Let’s identify some typical triggers: Lack … Continue reading

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Are Side Effects of Medication Worse Than My Problem?

   Just listen to the commercials; the announcer uses action verbs and lively language when expressing what the medication can do, but uses soft, monotone language, when describing  side effects. Listen to one of these commercials critically; you may dread the … Continue reading

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Do I Need Medication For My Anxiety and Depression?

I recently heard some startling statistics: 11% percent of adults in the United States take an anti-depressant or anti-anxiety medication. Women going through menopause were found to be taking anti-depressants. The study discovered  some of the severely depressed were not taking medication at … Continue reading

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