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healthmeup - 09/22/2014 14:00:00

5 Natural Antidepressants that are Better than Popping Pills

5 Natural Antidepressants that are Better than Popping Pills Antidepressant pills are known to change the brain chemistry. Once consumed, they can influence positive mood by increasing serotonin (feel-good chemical) levels in the brain. What if you opt for other remedies that help increase this serotonin levels naturally? Before you go around popping... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 09/19/2014 08:00:00

Best of the Week: 5 Energy Boosting Foods to Keep Away Mid-Afternoon Blues

Best of the Week: 5 Energy Boosting Foods to Keep Away Mid-Afternoon Blues If you've missed our riveting articles on beating depression with physical activity, energy boosting foods to keep away mid-afternoon blues, how cotton swabs harm your ears, hobbies for a healthy mind and whether women’s periods sync, then catch up on our best features of the week, every Friday. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 09/17/2014 07:30:00

How Music Heals

How Music Heals We are well aware of how powerful music can be. It plays a big part in our lives and we listen to it around us every day. It affects our mood and so we turn to music for relaxation, exercise, celebration, and in times of joy or grief. Other than its known significance of emotional healing, music... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 09/15/2014 08:00:00

Beat Depression with Physical Activity

Beat Depression with Physical Activity Over the years, several studies have researched the link between depression and physical activity. These studies provide several reasons that prove that physical activities in the form of exercise, workouts or otherwise can help the patient cope with depression better. Here are some of those... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 08/20/2014 10:00:00

About Mental Health: How Fitness Affects Mental Health

About Mental Health: How Fitness Affects Mental Health Mental health is just as important as physical fitness. The World Health Organization estimates that, globally, 154 million people suffer from depression and mental health illnesses. Exercise has long been described as a natural ‘high’. This is because undertaking some activity can make a huge... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 07/23/2014 07:30:00

Erectile Dysfunction (ED): Myths and Facts

Erectile Dysfunction (ED): Myths and Facts Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a problem when a man has trouble maintaining an erection. This is more common among older men, but even the younger lot is not entirely safe from it, thanks to performance anxiety, relationship issues, stress, depression, medical complications, and so on. There are many... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 07/14/2014 07:30:00

Health Star of the Week: Mom Hits the Gym to Burn Baby Fat

Health Star of the Week: Mom Hits the Gym to Burn Baby Fat The feeling of being a mother had left Rupa ecstatic, but the repercussions of fatty rich food and unhealthy eating left her depressed and de-motivated. The 28-year old mother joined a gym to get back in shape the difficult way. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 06/07/2014 11:30:00

Are Depressed People More Prone to Addiction?

Are Depressed People More Prone to Addiction? In addiction and mental health treatment, the co-occurrence of depression and substance abuse is so common that psychologists and researchers have a name for it: comorbidity, a term that describes the presence of a secondary disease coexisting along with a primary disease. Depression and substance... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 05/29/2014 12:30:00

Postpartum Depression: Identifying the Signs

Postpartum Depression: Identifying the Signs Pregnancy does not only bring about physical changes to a woman, it also takes a toll on her hormones and mental well being. Many new mums have been reported to have felt some sort of an emotional low post delivery. All these new changes begin to affect the new mother, causing her mood to dip. This... Continue Reading »

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