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What’s the Difference Between Anxiety and Depression?

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What’s the Difference Between Anxiety and Depression?  The terms anxiety and depression get tossed around a lot as if they are almost the same thing. Yet, they aren’t. Although some individuals may experience both of them, they are still two very distinct mental health conditions.     Anxiety and depression do have some overlapping symptoms. But,…

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What to Do When You Can’t Work Due to Anxiety and Depression 

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The terms anxiety and depression get thrown around so much that we don’t often focus on the seriousness of these mental health conditions – especially when they are experienced together. Both anxiety and depression are very real mental health disorders that can be incredibly disruptive to daily life. So, it is no surprise that they can…

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Breaking the Cycle: How Exercise Can Help Treat Depression

Breaking the Cycle: How Exercise Can Help Treat Depression

Multiple meta-analyses on existing research conclude that reintegrating physical exercise into your day-to-day can help reduce the severity of depressive symptoms and result in a significant antidepressant effect, especially in people with major depressive disorder (MDD), the most common mood disorder diagnosed globally. It’s been said time and time again – getting moving can help…

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Does ADHD Cause Depression? Find Out Now Here

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Does ADHD cause depression? This statistic would suggest that – roughly 30% of those who have been diagnosed with ADHD will likely also have depression or a depressive episode at some point in their lives.   There is plenty of research that points to a strong connection between these two disorders. And while they both can…

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5 Acupuncture Benefits for Mental Health

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Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medical practice that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body. This therapy has gained popularity recently as a complementary treatment for mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression. At Amend Treatment, we offer acupuncture therapy as part of our comprehensive approach to mental health care, as…

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Why is Women’s Mental Health Important?

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Given that March is National Women’s History Month, the question ‘Why is Women’s Mental Health Important?’ is pertinent to current mental health and wellness discourse. Mental health is a critical aspect of overall well-being, and women’s mental health, particularly, is a topic that deserves attention. Women face unique challenges and pressures that can impact their…

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How Are You Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder?

How Are You Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Some people thrive in winter. But many others do not due to a form of depression clinically know as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), often misrepresented as the “winter blues.” Seasonal affective disorder is a serious and unfortunately common mood disorder characterized by intense, short-term depression that peaks in the winter months, and subsides as the…

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How to Love Someone With Depression

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Over 21 million adults in the United States had at least one episode of major depression in the past year. For millions of people, these episodes are a monthly, weekly, or sometimes even daily occurrence. In fact, many of us may know someone with depression, regardless of whether they are open about their struggles.   Yet…

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Overcoming New Year Depression and Sadness

Overcoming New Year depression and sadness

Are you feeling down and depressed after the new year? You’re not alone. Many people struggle with New Year depression and sadness. Typically a new year means new opportunities and new chances for success, right? Well, not always. The new year can be surprisingly depressive, especially if you have the habit of placing unrealistic expectations…

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