What Is The Meaning Of Bipolar Disorder?

Until recent years, many people had not heard the term bipolar disorder. This is because “manic depression” was a more commonly used medical term for people suffering from extreme mood swings. Someone with bipolar disorder has a chemical imbalance in the brain that causes him to swing from deep depression to extreme elation or mania. […]
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Which Antidepressants Increase The Risk Of Brain Bleeds?

Bleeding in the brain of any kind is a relatively rare, but life-threatening event. Contrary to popular belief, brain bleeds are not just caused by physical trauma or injury such as an assault or a motor vehicle accident. Recently released research links some common antidepressants such as Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, and Celexa to an increased risk […]
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Should Pregnant Women Avoid Antidepressants?

The newer SSRI class of antidepressants such as Prozac and Paxil are generally considered safer for all people than older tricyclic drugs such as Elavil and Pamelor. However, the results of a study released by “Human Reproduction” in fall 2012 reveal that pregnant women should strongly consider not taking any antidepressants while expecting. The importance […]
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