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Can you miss a period and not be pregnant?

Many people who miss a period will take a test to check for pregnancy. If the pregnancy test is negative, a variety of conditions and factors may be responsible for the lack of menstruation.In this article, we explain how the menstrual…

What to know about complex PTSD

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder is closely related to post-traumatic stress disorder.The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), a handbook often used by psychiatrists and psychologists, does not currently…

Distress boosts heart attack and stroke risk

A new study confirms that having high or very high psychological distress due to depression or anxiety impacts a person's risk of experiencing cardiovascular health problems such as heart attack and stroke. We should pay more attention to…

Can service dogs help with anxiety?

People with anxiety-related issues can gain tremendous benefit from having a specially trained service dog.Service dogs are companion animals that help people who have physical or mental health conditions. A service dog for anxiety can…

Brain area responsible for pessimism found

Neuroscientists have now found the brain area responsible for pessimism. The new research suggests that both anxiety and depression are caused by an overstimulation of the caudate nucleus. Researchers may have found the brain area that…

What causes a bounding pulse?

A bounding pulse is when a person feels their heart beating harder or more vigorously than usual.People are often worried that a bounding pulse is a sign of a heart problem. However, anxiety or panic attacks cause many cases and will…

What happens when you get an adrenaline rush?

An adrenaline rush is one of the body's vital defense mechanisms. A stressful situation will trigger the release of the hormone adrenaline, also known as epinephrine, into the bloodstream.The production of adrenaline occurs in the adrenal…

How to cope with a depressive episode

A depressive episode in the context of a major depressive disorder is a period characterized by low mood and other depression symptoms that lasts for 2 weeks or more. When experiencing a depressive episode, a person can try to make changes…

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