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Alcohol Discussions With Doctors

Excessive alcohol consumption can cause alcohol abuse, alcohol addiction, heart disease and certain types of cancer. Having alcohol discussions with doctors can play a critical role in preventing these problems. However, according to the results of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released in January 2014, less than 20 percent of American adults…

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Binge Eating May Affect Bipolar Disorder Development

A 2011 study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders shows a binge-eating disorder may affect the development of bipolar disorder. The new update of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) identifies binge eating as a distinct disorder for the first time, and the co-occurrence of this disorder with bipolar disorder seems…

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Migraine Sufferers at Increased Risk for Developing Anxiety Disorders

Migraine headaches are recurring headaches that produce moderate or severe pain along with a number of additional, significant symptoms such as vomiting, nausea, unusually strong reactions to light and sound, and a phenomenon called an aura. While both men and women develop these headaches, women experience them much more often than men. Current scientific evidence…

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Depression, Suicide Rates for Young Hispanic Women Reaching Alarming Levels

It is an unfortunate fact that a recent study states that depression and suicide rates for young women are reaching alarming levels. The campaigns by medical professionals, public health officials and former sufferers to raise awareness about the true prevalence and seriousness of depression have achieved excellent results, for the most part. But for a…

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Tough Economic Times May Lead to Worsening Mental Health Problems in Hispanic Men

It’s no secret that the U.S. has been through some tough economic times, dating back to 2009. How does this tie in with worsening mental health problems among certain populations? A new comparative analysis of two National Health Surveys may provide some insight. It states that tough economic times may lead to worsening mental health…

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