depression

5 Strategies to Overcome Postpartum Depression

5 Strategies to Overcome Postpartum Depression

How to overcome postpartum depression is a highly searched term, and for good reason. Having a baby is meant to be one of the most magical and emotional times in your life. But for a large number of women, it often results in “baby blues,” a less severe form of postpartum depression. While up to 80% of women might experience these “baby blues” after their little one comes home, between 10 and 20% will develop clinical postpartum depression – a much more severe condition. 5 Strategies to Overcome Postpartum Depression If you find yourself struggling with symptoms of postpartum depression,…
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4 Postpartum Depression Symptoms & What You Need to Know

4 Postpartum Depression Symptoms & What You Need to Know

Postpartum depression, also known as the “baby blues,” is quite common. It affects about 80% of new mothers, and people assume that mothers who were not ready to have a baby are mostly affected. However, any new mother can suffer from postpartum depression. A newborn wreaks havoc to a once organized life. These changes can be overwhelming, but when dealing with depression-you can get help.  Unexplained bouts of sadness Unexplained bouts of sadness is a common symptom of postpartum depression. Some mothers feel overwhelming sadness and cannot point to the source of their grief. Some go as far as crying, and…
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How to get Prescribed Antidepressants

How to get Prescribed Antidepressants

Did you know that about 300 million people around the world suffer from depression? Although many people suffer from depression, many of them do not receive treatment for it. It is essential to ask for help and find the best treatment option for you. If you want to know how to get prescribed antidepressants, you came to the right place. Read on to learn more about antidepressants and how to get on them. What Are Antidepressants? An antidepressant is a medication that helps treat depression and other mental health problems. Antidepressants help change neurotransmitters in your brain by improving your…
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How to Help Children with Depression and Anxiety Stay Calm

How to Help Children with Depression and Anxiety Stay Calm

How to Help Children with Depression and Anxiety Stay Calm By Candice Shaffer of Una Residences, The XI, One Dalton, The Astor, and EVGB Though we often hear about the many mental health issues affecting the adult population, the mental health needs of children often go overlooked. Unfortunately, largely ignoring the problem has only exacerbated it for decades. In fact, according to research conducted by Wolters Kluwer Health found that one in 20 children is now struggling with either depression or anxiety. Even more dire, researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have found that depressed children are six times as likely as their peers to…
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