Mental Health

Depression May Signal Much Bigger Health Problems

If you’re suffering from depression or you’ve ever walked into a doctor’s office and complained about feeling under the weather, anxious or having panic attacks, you know very well that a prescription for antidepressants is probably on the cards. There might be more to it Antidepressants are among the most prescribed drugs on this planet […]

Childhood Mental Health Disorders Taken Too Far

Back in 1902, a British paediatrician, Sir George Still, described “an abnormal defect of moral control in children.” He found that some “affected” children could not control their behaviour the way a “typical” child would, but they were still intelligent. Initially, this “abnormal defect” was not recognised as a mental health condition until 1968, when […]

Don’t Fall For Big Pharma’s Ploy To Push More ADHD Drugs

According to a new study, published in the prestigious journal The Lancet, people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are over twice as likely to die prematurely — especially from “unnatural causes,” like accidents. The researchers said they were unable to determine what the link is between ADHD and accidental premature deaths. My suspicion is […]

Seasonal Depression? Six Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

Seasonal depression can affect anybody, especially if you live in the Northern hemisphere and those cold and dark days carry on for just too long and slowly begin to affect your mood. The fact is, scarce sunlight and the gloomy and cold weather takes its toll on many of us and it’s estimated that up […]