Insurance Reimbursement for Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Depression

I attended the Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy Conference at the manufacturers' (Cyberonics) headquarters in Houston, TX in late July. The Conference presenters included senior management, psychiatric thought leaders and study investigators from the investigational clinical trial. In this article , I will limit the discussion to the question that I... Read More

Know the Signs of Depression and Improve Your Life

Typical signs of depression actually show a change in the way a person has come to think about himself."I just can't get myself to do any work around the house. My marriage is falling apart.""My hair is thinning. I'm losing my looks. No one will care about me anymore."These are... Read More

Andropause and Depression

Andropause correlates directly with depression ? a major player in the notorious mid-life crisis period men face in their late 40īs to late 50īs. There are a wide variety of symptoms and conditions hormone-wrecked men experience during this mid-life transition ? everything from the mental (i.e. irritability) to the physical... Read More

When Your Mind Develops A Mind Of Its Own

We've all been there? One minute your listening intently as your mother in law tells you for the tenth time about the people she met on her recent holiday? or to the boss as he delivers a presentation on improving productivity levels (yawn!)One minute you're listening? the next you're planning... Read More

Are You Someones Puppet? Four Ways People Manipulate Others

With the current interest in mental health topics, a mental health language has emerged with words such as manipulation, boundaries, limits, rescuing, dependence, and codependence. Many people are unclear what these words mean when applied to relationships. I would like to bring some clarity to one of these terms ?... Read More

Eliminate The Belief That Your Illness Is Genetic

Many illnesses, emotional and otherwise, are often said to be genetic in origin. When one is told that their particular problem is of a genetic nature it often leaves them feeling helpless since, to date, the idea of reversing something that is stored deep within one's structural DNA, which exists... Read More

Are you suffering from Depression?

Millions of people sufferaround the world from a depressive illness. They think that depression is just a normal occurrence in their lives, which will go away after a short while. If you think of the fast moving and complicated world we live in today it's easy to feel a little... Read More

Suffocate

I felt cold, my body was stiff and my back ached. I was trying to open my eyes but nothing was happening. As I tried forcing them to open a dense colour of red blurred all the images. My eyelids seemed to be pilling of but at that moment I... Read More

5 Ways to Transform Your Struggles Into Victories

Have you read the famous quote, "Every struggle is a victory"? It was stated by an extraordinary person who overcome great challneges and achieved greatness - her name was Helen Keller.In this brief article we will explore 5 key aspects for turning your Struggles into Victories. These pointer's have been... Read More

Psychiatrist Begin Training About Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Depression

The manufacturer of the vagus nerve stimulator has begun face-to face meetings with psychiatrists nationwide to educate them about vagus nerve stimulation therapy, how it works and for whom this treatment is indicated. It is very important that both you and your psychiatrist fully understand vagus nerve stimulation therapy so... Read More

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What?s The Latest on Suicide Risk and Antidepressants For Children?

FDA confirms some antidepressants increase suicide risk in some children.... Read More

How Do You Know if You Have Manic-Depression

Nancy was doing very well until about two years ago... Read More

Fighting Depression by Restoring Your Routines

When we have depression, one of the things we drop... Read More

A Simple Cure For Anxiety And Depression

Our innate desire is to be happy, and when we... Read More

Insurance Reimbursement for Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Depression

I attended the Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy Conference at the... Read More

Senate Finance Committee Delays FDA Approval of Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy for Depression

On June 15th, 2004, FDA's Medical Devices Panel recommended that... Read More

Depression in Long Term Care Heart Patients Often Goes Untreated

Cardiologists, other doctors and long term care staff might be... Read More

How to Put an End to Depression

Depression can have many, many faces. If you are not... Read More

Are you suffering from Depression?

Millions of people sufferaround the world from a depressive illness.... Read More

Sources of Online Suicide Help for People Suffering from Severe Depression

There are Many Resources for Online Suicide HelpFirst of all,... Read More

St Johns Wort and Depression

The bright yellow flower of the St Johns Wort (hypericum... Read More

Depression - Causes and Treatments

Depression has long been considered a character flaw indicative of... Read More

Beating Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Why are these illnesses on the rise? And why do... Read More

Ten Tips For Beating Depression

I heard about a woman who was suffering from depression,... Read More

Quick Steps To Reduce Your Worries

Looking for a way to reduce the amount of worrying... Read More

Neuromodulation Is Now The Mainstream Therapy For Chronic Depression

The cover of the March 7, 2005 issue of Business... Read More

Depression: Based on a True Story

"Ring, ring." The crisis operator answers the phone to a... Read More

Hurricane Recovery: Steps to Start Putting Your Life Back in Order

It seems unreal, another major storm hitting Florida after experiencing... Read More

5 Super Effective Tips To Kill Depression

Being lonely is a normal part of our everyday lives.... Read More

Surviving the Storms of Life

August in Florida has a daily ritual that Floridians take... Read More

5 Tips to Reduce Depression

While war and poor economic conditions begin to affect people... Read More

Get Rid Of Depression Once And For All

Depression is something that will occur in many people's lives,... Read More

How You Can Learn To Treat Depression

When a person undertakes a course of therapy through their... Read More

Depression And Celiac Disease

Depression is a condition which affects about 15% of the... Read More

Depressed? Wise Woman Ways Offer a Helping Hand

Winter time is depression time for many women. Perhaps it... Read More

Omega 3 EPA: Natures Very Own Anti-depressant

Since Dr Malcolm Peet, a consultant psychiatrist at Sheffield swallow... Read More

Are You Someones Puppet? Four Ways People Manipulate Others

With the current interest in mental health topics, a mental... Read More

Depression is Underdiagnosed in College Students

Everyone feels down or blue once in awhile. Especially during... Read More

Suffocate

I felt cold, my body was stiff and my back... Read More

New FDA Approved Therapy for Depression: Timeline from Prescription to Procedure

On July 18, 2005, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA)... Read More

Adult Men and Women Who Suffer From Chronic Depression

Market surveys on women, men and depression suggest an estimated... Read More

Your Daily Struggle With Depression

If you have been diagnosed with depression or feel that... Read More

How To Help A Stressed Or Depressed Loved One

Having lived with a depressed partner for 3 years and... Read More