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The Case for Happy Thoughts

Angry, hostile thoughts bring about rapid heartbeat, a rise in blood pressure, and flushing of the face, among other changes. Anxious thoughts can also speed up the heart and raise blood pressure, as …

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Anger and Depression

Anger and depression have a volatile relationship. See how they continually fuel each other and what you can do to break the cycle.…

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Major Depression & Body Pain

Depression can be a painful condition, and not just mentally. See how it reveals itself as body aches and pains.…

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5 Myths About Depression

Millions of people have depression, and millions of people misunderstand it. Learn the truth behind five common myths.…

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Talk Therapy & Drugs: The Dynamic Duo

Psychotherapy and antidepressants work well individually, but together, they may put you on the path to remission. Learn more about the combination.…

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Depression and Libido

Sexual desire starts in the brain and works its way down. If you're experiencing depression there's a good chance you're not experiencing desire and it may have to do with hormones.…

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Foods that Boost Serotonin

by Sarah Harding, Contriubtor to Holistic Nutrition on Allthingshealing.com Serotonin plays an important role in regulating happiness, problem-solving and concentration. When the level of serotonin…

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Let Your Heart Talk to Your Brain

Did you know that the heart contains a brain in its own right? What do researchers mean when they talk about heart-brain interactions? Why is it important to you? Researchers at the Institute o…

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Health Benefits of Shopping?

Iím not trying to encourage any bad habits, but I must be the messenger of this potentially dangerous news: research shows that trolling the malls or department store-lined streets of a major city for…

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