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Statin use risks anxiety, serotonin-1A receptor dysfunction via low cholesterol by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 02 Jul 2010 12:00am - Scientists are reporting a possible explanation for the symptoms of anxiety and depression that occur in some patients taking the popular statin family of anti-cholesterol drugs, and reported by some individuals on low-cholesterol die ... Read on »
Serotonin, antidepressants, and eating disorders by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 22 Jan 2010 7:41pm Earlier this week on Twitter (do you follow ED Bites on Twitter? You know you want to...), I ran across an interesting article about why some antidepressants don't work in some patients. The article was published last week in the research journal Neuron and is titled "5-HT1A Autoreceptor Levels Determine Vulnerability to Stress and Response to An ... Read on »
BioIdentical Hormones Relieve Anxiety by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 19 Feb 2010 1:58pm BioIdentical Hormones For Anxiety and Depression  by Jeffrey Dach MD 56 year old Susan suffered from anxiety and panic attacks, and had been prescribed  Valium, Effexor and Wellbutrin by her primary care doctor.  The drugs had adverse side effects and didn't seem to be ... Read on »
Serotonin, impulsivity, and eating disorders by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 10:35pm Serotonin is the brain chemical we've all come to know and love. It's sometimes called the "happy chemical." Why? People with depression tend to have low levels of serotonin in the brain. So do people with anxiety disorders. And bulimia nervosa . Anorexia appears to be a little different. While researchers know that people with ano ... Read on »
Senior Health - About Anxiety Disorders - 33 Frequently Asked Questions And Answers by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 13 Dec 2010 2:19pm NIH Senior Health 1. How is an anxiety disorder different from just feeling anxious or worried? If you have an anxiety disorder, worry or fear becomes long-term and may get worse instead of better as time goes on. Doctors and older adults tend to view anxiety and fear as normal given the circumstances of aging. But ... Read on »
Anxiety and Our Brains- Part 1: Neurons and Neurotransmitters by aimilino01 Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:00pm I don't know about the rest of you, but I am fascinated by everything I have been learning about so far. It's relieving to understand why I am the way that I am, and why I am taking the medication I am and how it is helping me. There is so much that I am learning that I want to share with you so I thought I would break it down into a series for eas ... Read on »
Your Questions About Herbal Medicine For Anxiety by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 05 Apr 2011 2:21pm   Maria asks… Does anyone know of any herbal/over the counter medicine for anxiety (with depression)? I know there is St. John’s Wort but because of my birth control I can’t take that. I’ve also read of “Stressezz and True Calm.” Do those things actually work ... Read on »
Anxiety and Depression Study by Kate McLaughlin. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm The following is a reprint of A National Institute of Mental Health Press Release ~~~ Clinical Trial Participation Update Anxious Depression & AZD2327 If you (or someone you know) have been diagnosed with major depression and have anxiety symptoms, you may be able to participate in an NIMH research study that seeks to de ... Read on »
Finding The Best Approaches To Manage Anxiety by Merrilee Fullerton Medical Doctor Posted Wed 16 Jan 2013 10:03pm There are a lot of reasons someone might feel anxious. You may have a family history of anxiety, or perhaps you must deal with a great deal of stress. Everyone finds themselves anxious at some point. If anxiety is a normal part of your day, the following are some proven ideas to help you relax in life more. If you happen to suffer fro ... Read on »
Pizza Pandemonium & Serotonin Sam by Dr. Ellen Weber Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 10:02pm BLOKES and BABES for Workplace Well-being: A customer crowd of 40 was predicted, then revised to 200, which raised the specter of swarms jammed into Greedy Spoon Diner.  Determined to open the first day of his massive new pizza oven celebration,  Sam Serotonin, spotted the mob, hired a crew of ten intelligent looking college freshmen from the ... Read on »