Category Archives: Depression

GP, Dr Mike Dixon, recommends herbal medicines for colds and depression

Taken from feature in Daily Mail by Helen Foster Dr Mike Dixon, a GP in Cullompton, Devon, and chairman of the College of Medicine, says he is a ‘fan’ of herbal medicines because they are ‘safe, help to encourage self-care … Continue reading

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Stress is contagious – and you can even feel the effect when you’re watching TV

Article in the Daily Mail by Anna Hodgekiss – Simply seeing someone in a difficult situation triggers stress responses – Can also be when TV character or stranger is in worrying environment It’s news that may not be surprising to … Continue reading

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One third of people struggle to cope at work because of depression, stress or burn out…. and 80% feel isolated or lonely as a result, study finds

Article in the Daily Mail – One third of people struggle to cope at work due to depression or stress – Some 83% of those affected feel isolated or lonely as result, says survey – But 71% of people said … Continue reading

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Sophie Anderton – Under the Microscope…..

Article in the Daily Mail by Helen Gilbert Model Sophie Anderton, 36, takes our health quiz. Pop any pills? When I went into rehab I had low magnesium, iron and vitamin B12 levels so I take magnesium and iron tablets. … Continue reading

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Women in their 60s suffer from anxiety more than any other sex or age group

Article in The Independent by Kashmira Gander Women in their late 60s are the group most likely to be admitted to hospital for anxiety problems, new figures have revealed. More than six out of 10 hospital admissions for anxiety were … Continue reading

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Young people ‘need help’ with anxiety, warn charities

Article on BBC Newsbeat online. The number of 16-25 year olds looking online for help with anxiety is on the rise, say Anxiety UK and YouthNet. In January, Anxiety UK had more than 5,000 young visitors on their site, compared … Continue reading

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Beat The Winter Blues with KarmaMood St John’s Wort….

Article in Take a Break magazine 27th February. You’re finding it harder to drag yourself out of bed in the morning – especially Mondays. You’re not interested in sex with your partner, and you don’t fancy seeing your friends. On … Continue reading

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