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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Migraine

August 27, 2016 – 11:19 am | 197 views

Migraine
Q: What is migraine?
A: Migraine is a medical condition. Most people who suffer from migraines get headaches that can be quite severe. A migraine headache is usually an intense, throbbing pain on one, or sometimes, …

Drugs Used to Stabilise Moods

August 25, 2016 – 12:33 pm | 129 views

Drugs Used to Stabilise Moods
Introduction
Mood stabilisers are used primarily to reduce the severity of mood swings in bipolar disorders, depression and other mood disorders. Besides Lithium, the other mood stabilisers can be used to control …

What is Schizophrenia? What are the Symptoms of Schizophrenia?

August 24, 2016 – 9:13 pm | 118 views

What is Schizophrenia? What are the Symptoms of Schizophrenia?
What is schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and acts. Although schizophrenia is not as common as other mental …

What is depression? What are the medications for depression?

August 24, 2016 – 10:05 am | 169 views

What is depression? What are the medications for depression?
What is a depressive disorder?
The word ‘depression’ is commonly used to describe the feelings of sadness that all of us experience at times in our lives. It …

Frequently Asked Questions about Depression

August 23, 2016 – 11:23 pm | 177 views

Frequently Asked Questions about Depression
Q: What is depression?
A: Life is full of ups and downs. But when the down times last for weeks or months at a time or keep you from your regular activities, …

SEROQUEL (quetiapine fumarate) Tablets – Medication Guide

August 23, 2016 – 9:40 am | 200 views

SEROQUEL (quetiapine fumarate) Tablets – Medication Guide
Read this Medication Guide before you start taking SEROQUEL and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of …