“Depression is the plague of the modern era.” (Dr. Lewis Judd, former Chief, NIMH, 2000). The extremes of Mood Disorders come in two principal forms. #1, Major Depressive Disorder, in which the individual experiences prolonged unhappiness and lethargy until usually responding to a normal state, and #2, Bipolar Disorder (formerlyContinue Reading

Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common yet serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, as well as your daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, job performance and relationships. In order to be diagnosed with depression, the symptoms must be presentContinue Reading

We all feel sadness and grief from time to time, but it usually goes away quickly or within a few days. However major depression, or major depressive disorder, is something more and lasts for weeks – even years. Symptoms can include intense feelings such as overwhelming sadness, low energy, lossContinue Reading

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), also called clinical depression, is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and a general loss of interest. It produces a serious low mood and a virtual abandonment of the things that ordinarily interest the individual, or gives them pleasure on a regularContinue Reading

If you feel lonely sometimes, you aren’t alone. And if you ever wondered why there are so many dating and match-making websites, it’s no wonder. According to a recent survey of twenty thousand adults of all ages, nearly 50 percent said they sometimes or always felt alone or left out.Continue Reading

Many reports indicate that today’s lifestyle trends greatly contribute to rapidly increasing worldwide depression levels. However, many doctors believe that improper diet such as skipping meals, obesity, habitually eating fatty snacks and fast food or foods containing additives, harmful artificial ingredients, hormones, high fructose corn syrups and simple carbohydrates isContinue Reading