Tag Archives: Depression

New Research Study: Pregnenolone Neurosteroid for the Treatment of Menopausal Depression

Over the last few years we have heard a great deal about neurosteroids, also known as neuroactive steroids.  This class of compounds are steroid hormones produced in the brain and endocrine tissues which can modulate neurotransmission.  Animal studies have demonstrated that neurosteroids have a broad range of activities, including antidepressant, anxiolytic, sedative, analgesic, anticonvulsant, neuroprotective,… Read More »

How is depression real

Antidepressants may produce some improvement within the first week or two of use. Before a diagnosis or treatment, a health professional should conduct a thorough diagnostic evaluation, including an interview and possibly a physical examination. Environmental factors: Continuous exposure to violence, neglect, abuse or poverty may make some people more vulnerable to depression. Patients would… Read More »

Why depression makes you lazy

When you get home from school, you might neglect a few tasks like your assignments or household chores. Crawling into bed makes more sense at this point, right? Yes, we all need the rest. But what does it mean when one or two lazy days turn into a few lazy weeks? Is it laziness or… Read More »