Posts Tagged ‘Depression’

Benefits Of Spending Time With Grandchildren

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Hopefully, you don’t need a blog post about the benefits of spending time with grandchildren from Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center to convince you that this is something you should do if you can. But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn a thing or two and appreciate this connection even more. “Grandkids bring you into a…

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Dealing With The Winter Blues

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Have you ever heard of the winter blues? You might be surprised to know that there’s actually science behind this idea. According to the Mayo Clinic, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that affects most people from fall throughout the winter. It can make you feel moody and take away your energy. But…

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Walmart’s Mental Health Clinic

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Getting Creative With Mental Health Care There’s something hitting Walmart stores, and the one near you may be next. But this isn’t not a new product. It’s a health service – a mental health clinic! In an effort to make mental health treatment accessible to the public, Beacon Health Options decided to launch a clinic…

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SSRIs For Dementia: Can Antidepressants Cure Memory Loss?

Researchers claim they may have found a new way to treat dementia. Alzheimer’s and Dementia in N.J. This is exciting news. Especially for residents of New Jersey, where the disorder is no stranger. According to a survey in 2016, over 68% of adults in the state know someone suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia or did…

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World Mental Health Day

October 10th is an important day in Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center’s calendar. That’s because October 10th is World Mental Health Day. But why does the world need a mental health day? Here’s what the World Health Organization (WHO) has to say: “World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of…

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Coffee: Health Risk Or Health Booster?

As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be? – Cassandra Clare If you’re like many Americans, you start your day with a cup of coffee. If you’re like many Americans, you probably wonder whether the caffeine is damaging your health. If you are like many Americans, you let go…

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Anxiety And Depression Feed off These Foods, Avoid Them

Anxiety and depression can get worse by eating certain foods like toast and juice, otherwise thought to be harmless. Here are some examples: Fruit Juice The fiber in whole fruit fills you up and slows down how your blood takes in energy. Without that fiber, you’re just drinking nutritious sugar-water that can quickly hype you…

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Migraine Headache Therapy, What’s New?

Inflammation and swelling of brain blood vessels triggers Migraine headache. You experience excruciating pain in your head, blurred vision,  light-noise sensitivity, diarrhea, and throw up. Migraine symptom triggers differ between people. Common triggers are sleep deprivation, certain foods, and stress. Current Migraine Headache Treatments Ergot class drugs are acute treatments. They block the release of…

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Measurements of Simultaneous MRI and EEG Made Possible With New Device

Simultaneous Measurements of MRI and EEG signals are now possible with the introduction of a new device by Purdue University researchers.   How It Works The sensor records EEG pulses within the MRI system during MRI scanning. The sensor then embeds the EEG data within the MRI images. This new technology revolutionizes the study of…

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