depression

Depression can be described as a mood, a state of being, or energy level that includes a lack of motivation, a sense of hopelessness, and a lack of physical energy.  Depression can be associated with a variety of nutritional deficiencies; there are common symptom and they occur in both young or old.  It is not […]

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OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder written in notebook on white table

Understanding OCD Defining Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can be difficult as it can overlap with ADHD, and is considered an anxiety disorder.  The clinical definition of OCD under the DSM 5 an obsession is the presence of obsessions, compulsions or both.  The term obsessions is defined by 1) have recurrent and persistent thoughts urges, or

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Walking with Depression According to the DSM-5 the diagnostic criteria for, major depressive disorder or clinical depression, is a common and serious mood disorder.  Depression is one of the most prevalent mood disorders and millions of health care dollars are spent for treatment.  There are many forms of depression such as postpartum (striking women after

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MTFHR

What is MTHFR? Methylene homocysteinetetrahydrofolate reductase is an enzyme that breaks down the amino acids in the body  Amino Acids help the body repair tissue and break down food.  The ability to function normally or completely inactivate it can be interfere with by the MTHFR genes, which have the potential to mutate. Everyone has two

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