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Category Archives: Mental Health

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Emotional Eating: How to Cope

If you raid the fridge when you’re stressed or upset, that’s called emotional eating. Emotional eating affects most everyone from time to time, but regularly letting your feelings guide your food intake can affect your health. Sadness, boredom, and other negative emotions can drive emotional eating. Emotional eating includes polishing off a container of ice […]

Boosting Your Mental Health

You know that you should eat healthy foods and get some exercise to feel good and live longer. Another key part to living longer is your mental health. Good mental health is just as important as good physical health. But we all face changes in life that can challenge our emotional well-being. For example, even […]

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Help for the Holiday Blues

The holidays can be stressful. Shopping, social events, debt, and other pressures can lead to anxiety. Missing loved ones, and stewing about past events can also contribute.

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How to Manage Daily Stress

Stress can add up to serious emotional and physical health problems. Learning to manage it can help you handle whatever comes your way.

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Take Care with Antidepressants

Antidepressants are an important way to treat depression. Most adults with depression get better when treated with antidepressants. Treatment may be just with these medicines. Or it may be a combination of these medicines and psychotherapy or counseling.

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Taking Antidepressant Medicines

You have come to the decision with your healthcare provider to try an antidepressant medicine for depression. To take antidepressant medicine safely, you will need some information.

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Raising Kids with Self-Esteem

It’s a powerful weapon in the war against teenage drug and alcohol abuse. And it doesn’t cost parents a penny. It’s called the “self-esteem shield.”