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The Colorado Depression Helpline not only offers advice and information on depression, but also has a continuously updated blog. Blog posts will range from information on medical advancements for depression, topics on current events and how to live with depression. Check back regularly for new blogs.

 

Stigma affecting multiple sclerosis patients causes depression

03-30 | DTC Team

Stigma affecting multiple sclerosis patients causes depression

Multiple sclerosis, a chronic disorder that affects the central nervous system (CNS), causes numerous life-disruptive symptoms, such as trouble with walking, fatigue, weakness, vision loss, motor impairment, cognitive difficulties and speech problems. It is estimated that multiple sclerosis affects nearly 2.3 million people worldwide. Several studies highlight the rate of depression among multiple sclerosis patients […]

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Mother’s postnatal depression ups risk of behavioral issues in offspring, finds study

03-13 | DTC Team

Mother’s postnatal depression ups risk of behavioral issues in offspring, finds study

Pregnancy is usually the happiest phase in a woman’s life, but it could also lead to one of the toughest periods. While it affects mental and physical condition of the woman, even the man might have to deal with its negative impact. A woman could be affected at all the stages of pregnancy, that is […]

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Analyzing depression in young sportsmen

02-26 | DTC Team

Analyzing depression in young sportsmen

Young aspiring sportsmen often avoid sharing their problems and inner battles with their team members, friends, coach and parents. The fear of getting pity from others, losing their position in the team and experiencing disgrace forces them to keep their problems to themselves. Athletes aspire to reach new heights of success and break any record […]

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tDCS effective as add-on therapy in treating bipolar depression, finds study

01-17 | DTC Team

tDCS effective as add-on therapy in treating bipolar depression, finds study

With the emergence of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) as the mainstream treatment, many medical practitioners are actively using this approach for treating psychiatric disorders. As such, tDCS is a painless brain stimulation method that awakens certain regions of the brain using direct electric currents. The increased popularity in neuromodulatory approaches like tDCS has led […]

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Exercising an hour per week can be a safe bet for keeping depression at bay

12-07 | DTC Team

Exercising an hour per week can be a safe bet for keeping depression at bay

When a person struggles with the miseries of depression, it becomes quite difficult for him or her to perform the regular and basic tasks. Under such conditions, one of the last things a person would like to do is exercise. However,—as specified by numerous studies— exercise can make a big difference, especially in overcoming the […]

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