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MDD, or Major Depressive Disorder, is one of the most common mental health concerns in the United States, affecting 19% of the population[1]. This disorder is characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, emptiness, and hopelessness accompanied by a loss of interest in once enjoyable activities. MDD greatly interferes in an ...

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Another Day, Another Pill, And No Relief.

Another Day, Another Pill, And No Relief.

Another day, another pill, and no relief.Imagine what it’s like for the one-third of adults who battle symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder. Those who suffer from persistent feelings of sadness, low energy, sleep disturbances, and, in the very worst cases, thoughts of death or self-harm.This is what it’s like to ...

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Blood Shortage

Blood Shortage

Every day, emergency rooms around the nation see and treat patients with traumatic injuries that require transfusions. In these situations, each moment plays a critical role between life and death for these individuals. Obtaining a blood type is often not feasible; transfusions need to be performed immediately if there is ...

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5 Healthy Ways To Start Your Day

5 Healthy Ways To Start Your Day

What’s the first thing you did when you woke up this morning?For the majority of people, it probably involved engaging in some sort of technology. Maybe you reached for your cell phone to do a quick scroll through social media or turned on the television while you got ready for ...

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3 Things Someone With Summer Seasonal Affective Disorder Wants You To Know

3 Things Someone With Summer Seasonal Affective Disorder Wants You To Know

There’s really no season that has a better reputation than summer.It’s that time of year associated with vacations and long beach days soaking up the sun. It’s about cold drinks, melting popsicles, Vitamin C, and family fun. School’s out, it’s hot, and it’s time to celebrate!This is the mindset society ...

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Everyone Has Bad Days, Right?  

Everyone Has Bad Days, Right?  

Everyone has bad days, right?After all, none of us are immune to struggle or adversity in life. But for some, the bad days keep coming. Hopelessness, despair, and sadness become deeply rooted as the darkness of depression takes hold and makes it hard to function.This is what severe depression feels ...

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Major Depressive Disorder: Myths And The Reality

Major Depressive Disorder: Myths And The Reality

Depression is more than just being sad.You can’t just “snap out of it” or “shake it off”…it’s a complex medical condition deeply rooted in biological and psychosocial changes. In fact, major depressive disorder is a crippling disease that affects more than 16 million adults.Depression can present itself in many ways. ...

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How To Find Optimal Wellness Mind, Body, & Spirit

How To Find Optimal Wellness Mind, Body, & Spirit

What does it mean to be well?Is it about being healthy, strong, and fit or something more?Along with happiness, our human quest for wellness is a top priority in life. And, whenever our wellness suffers, we turn to a doctor or medical professional for support and restoration. We do this ...

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Meditation: East Meets West

A #mantra is a syllable or word, usually without any particular meaning, that is repeated for the purpose of focusing your mind. It is not an affirmation used to convince yourself of something.Some meditation teachers insist that both the choice of word, and its correct pronunciation, is very important, due ...

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SURYA’S DEEP TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION 

SURYA’S DEEP TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION 

For years, many forms of depressive disorders have plagued children and adults alike. This mental health condition continues to grow as an estimated 16.2 million adults suffer from this debilitating condition. No one is immune to depression; however, people tend to not seek care due to the stigma “mental health” ...

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