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Steps to Good Mental Health

How to Achieve Good Mental Health Physical activity can help your mental health in several ways: Aerobic exercise can boost your mood. Your body makes certain chemicals, called endorphins, during and after your workout. Endorphins relieve stress and make you feel calmer. Getting physical activity during the day can make it easier to sleep at night. Creating […]

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The Link Between Obesity and Weight Loss

How Obesity Affects Weight Loss People experience depression for a multitude of reasons. The causes vary so greatly from individual to individual that we couldn’t possibly cover them all extensively in one blog post. For this month’s post, we’re focusing on just one potential cause that’s a concern for many people: obesity. Not everyone who’s […]

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6 Tips for Managing Your Mental Illness During the Holidays

Manage Your Mental Health During the Holidays The holidays may always hold their place as the “most wonderful time of the year” in the collective imagination, but for many people, these weeks of preparation and celebration hold as much potential for stress and anxiety as they do for magical memories. Even if you’re looking forward […]

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Genetic Testing in Mental Health Care: Why It’s Done and How It Can Help You

How Genetic Testing Affects Mental Health With the power to influence how you think, feel, and act, a mental health disorder can have a major impact on how you relate to others, how well you cope day to day, and how easily you earn a living, among other things. If you’ve been diagnosed with an […]

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Why Isn’t Your Medication Working? It Could Be Your Genes

Reasons Why Your Medication Is Not Working Whether you have depression, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), you may be prescribed one or more medications to help control your symptoms and complement your counseling and therapy sessions. There are lots of medications, and they don’t all work for everyone. What works […]

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