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healthmeup - 03/23/2015 08:00:00

Low Vitamin D Causes Depression in Young Women

Low Vitamin D Causes Depression in Young Women A new study conducted by the Oregon State University suggests that there is a correlation between low levels of Vitamin D and depression in healthy young women. 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 - 01/06/2015 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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healthmeup - 11/19/2014 08:00:00

Are You Depressed Without Knowing It?

Are You Depressed Without Knowing It? The classic symptoms of depression such as feelings of sadness and hopelessness, weight loss/weight gain, sleep troubles and change in eating habits are known to us. But depression may also come with some unobvious symptoms. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 10/17/2014 07:30:00

How to Overcome Chronic Nightmares

How to Overcome Chronic Nightmares We've all had nightmares as children or as adults, and there’s nothing unusual about the occasional distressing dream that wakes you up and leaves you feeling scared or anxious. But sometimes nightmares are recurrent and so distressing that they make it impossible to sleep, which can cause... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 10/04/2014 11:00:00

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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