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healthmeup - 05/10/2015 08:00:00

What Is Your Ideal Weight?

What Is Your Ideal Weight? Are you struggling to lose weight, with little to no success, just to fit into that impossibly small sized pair of jeans? Now ask yourself this – do you really need to lose all that weight? Health experts suggest that you can weigh more than your ideal weight and still be content, even happy. For... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 04/29/2015 07:00:00

Understanding the 5 Stages of Grief

Understanding the 5 Stages of Grief People experience grief in response to the news of their own terminal illness, the end of a close relationship, or to the death of a loved one. Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance are the five stages of grief that people experience when coming to terms with a great loss. These... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 04/08/2015 10:00:00

More Than Two Third of People Are on Antidepressants They Don't Need

More Than Two Third of People Are on Antidepressants They Don't Need A study suggests that a majority of people taking antidepressant drugs may not actually have depression. The study analysed people taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 02/24/2015 08:30:00

Light Therapy to Treat Depression

Light Therapy to Treat Depression We tend to feel irritated, depressed, gloomy and very lethargic on dark or rainy days. This is because our bodies absorb energy from the sun and when there is either no sunlight or very little of it, our bodies do not get the energy they need, leading to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Read on... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 02/18/2015 07:00:00

Long-Term Painkiller Use Increases Risk of Depression

Long-Term Painkiller Use Increases Risk of Depression According to new research, people who frequently take opioid medicines or painkillers to deal with chronic pain are more likely to get depressed. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 01/20/2015 07:30:00

Self-Injury: Symptoms and Prevention

Self-Injury: Symptoms and Prevention Self-injury, also known as self harm, self-mutilation or self-cutting, is the act of deliberately harming one's own body. Self-injury is an unhealthy way of coping with depression, hatred, heartbreak, anger or grief, which makes it an important issue to be aware of. Whether you have faced this... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 01/06/2015 10:00:00

Why White Wine Leaves Women Distressed and Depressed

Why White Wine Leaves Women Distressed and Depressed Ever wondered why consuming white wine leaves some women upset and depressed sometimes? Researchers suggest it could be due to the ingredients in white wine and the way women react to it. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 12/04/2014 10:00:00

How Being Generous Boosts Longevity

How Being Generous Boosts Longevity Studies have suggested that volunteering and helping is associated with a reduced risk of mortality. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 11/21/2014 08:00:00

Best of the Week: Pump Up Your Iron Consumption!

Best of the Week: Pump Up Your Iron Consumption! If you've missed our riveting articles on how to pump up your iron consumption, how you may be depressed without knowing it, how to choose the right sleeping position, how to train the Hollywood way with Ramona Braganza, and our healthy Italian herb soup recipe, then catch up on our best features... Continue Reading »

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