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Meirav Devash

Meirav Devash

Wellness Writer

Meirav Devash is a writer, editor, content strategist and consultant, and beauty & wellness expert, reporting on everything from cannabis trends and goth fitness to eyeball makeovers. She’s written for the New York Times, Allure, Women’s Health, InStyle, Self, Goop, New York Observer, CNN, and more.

Latest by Meirav Devash

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Medication

Let's Talk About Depression Medication

Antidepressants and other depression-fighting meds are thought to help restore the balance of chemicals called neurotransmitters in the brain. Understanding your options and figuring out which drugs work best for you can be a game-changer for easing depression.

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Let's Talk About the Types of Depression

People often talk about depression like it's a single diagnosis, but did you know there are all kinds of types? Learning what makes them different can help you get the best diagnosis and treatment, so you can feel better faster.

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Let's Talk About Depression

We've got the doctor-approved details on depression causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other tips that can make life with depression a little bit easier—and hopefully, eventually, happier.

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Symptoms

Let’s Talk About the Symptoms of Depression

Everyone lives in The Dumps on occasion. But some experience sadness, and other issues, that go far beyond. Not sure where your feelings fall? We've got the doctor-vetted details to help you figure out if you have clinical depression.

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Let’s Talk About the Link Between Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety are a notorious duo, often striking at the same time. Being depressed can make us more anxious, and anxiety can make us more depressed. Here’s what you need to know to break the cycle.

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Let's Talk About the Causes of Depression

Depression is vexing, in no short part because doctors are themselves confused about the exact causes. But science hasn't let us down completely! Learn what's been proven to be a factor and what might be—understanding the triggers will help you get the best treatment.

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Alternative Treatment

What Every Arthritis Patient Needs to Know About Cannabis

For people with arthritis pain, medical marijuana can bring relief without the side effects caused by traditional treatments. But it’s still not legal everywhere—yet.