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Omega Three Fatty Acids and Depression

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Erin Stair, MD, MPH Part I:  Omega Three Fatty Acids and Depression. Can supplementing help at all?  First, we need to take a look at the many theories of depression. The Theories of Depression:  Major Depression is a chronic, disabling illness that affects millions of people worldwide. The World Health Organization predicts it will become […]

How to Bounce Back from a Mental Breakdown: An Honest, Practical Approach

How to Bounce Back from a Mental Breakdown: An Honest, Practical Approach

By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH ( This was originally posted on The Mighty’s website) Bouncing back from a mental breakdown isn’t easy. In addition to restoring your mental health, you will need to potentially restore your reputation, relationships, job or school status and even your view of yourself. The stigma against mental illness complicates and […]

If You Sleep Bad, You will Get Sick, Depressed and Stressed: Here are Ways to Sleep Better:

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  If you’re not sleeping, you’ll get sick. It’s that simple. Continue reading to discover tips for helping you get a great night’s sleep.According to the Harvard Medical School’s published Mental Health Letter, 50-80 percent of psychiatric patients suffer from sleep disturbances, compared to 10-18 percent of the normal population.  Traditionally, sleep disturbances are regarded as […]

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