“When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” –Abraham Lincoln
With the recent cases of celebrity suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, it’s made our nation stop and take a look at the cause of it. According to the CDC nearly 45,000 Americans died by suicide in 2016. While suicide is a choice, if you’re contemplating it, it may seem like it is the only and best choice for you. … Continue reading
If you suffer from depression the effects are far-reaching. Typical signs and symptoms of depression are overwhelming. The problems become multiplied when one of your symptoms reaches to another level of loss and difficulties.
Let’s look at just one of the common symptoms of depression. Sleep disturbances are a common problem if you’re suffering from depression. You may want to sleep too much or you may suffer from lack of sleep (insomnia). If you oversleep this can lead you to miss important appointments, work, or your children’s events. When missing work or other important events becomes habitual the results can be devastating. Loss of relationship can occur and even the loss of your job. … Continue reading
Clinical depression affects 6.7% adults in America, and the number of children and teens struggling with depression is growing. Antidepressants bring in a global revenue of almost $17 billion, making it one of the most common drug type on the market. While millions of Americans take antidepressants to battle on-going depression, there is a substantial number of patients for whom this class of drugs does not work like it is intended. Many patients work their way through a lengthy list of available medications for depression, yet they do not respond adequately to the available treatments. With this rate being about 30%, this is considered to be a high failure rate for a specific class of drugs designed to improve a person’s well-being and ability to function. … Continue reading