Friday, November 28, 2014

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

A Beginner’s Guide to RA: DMARDs

This is the second post in a series on rheumatoid arthritis (RA) medications: what they are, why we take them, and how to manage common side effects. The first post was about NSAIDs, which treat symptoms of inflammation and pain. Today, I’ll... Read moreChevron

posted 11/26/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Bruni

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Librarian and Writer

Schizophrenia Symptoms: A Review

A review of schizophrenia symptoms is in order. Different illnesses can mirror this one yet a common core of these symptoms could warrant a professional consultation.

 

Auditory hallucinations or visual hallucinations. Hearing voices is a frequent symptom. "Command voices" are those where the person is told to... Read moreChevron

posted 11/25/2014, comments (0)|
John McManamy

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Author and Advocate

A Wearable Device for Depression?

 

Suppose we had a wearable device that could monitor your brain waves and display them on your tablet or smartphone the way an EKG machine tracks your... Read moreChevron

posted 11/24/2014, comments (0)|
Marcia Purse

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I'm single, living alone, and currently coping not so well with my BP.

Feeding a Depressive Episode

I've talked before about having diabetes. Although type 2 diabetes does run in my family, I'm wholly convinced that the reason mine developed is that I gained SO much weight from psychiatric medications. I never had high blood pressure or high cholesterol before gaining this weight, and I never had blood sugar problems,... Read moreChevron