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Posted in Brain and the Mind Medication Pain Relief

Triptans for Migraine Treatment: Which One to Choose?

What are triptans? Triptans are the most migraine-specific class of medications that are used to treat acute migraine attacks. In 1993, the first triptan Imitrex…

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Posted in Brain and the Mind Medication Pain Relief

Various New Treatment Options for Migraine

Migraine affects millions of people worldwide – and in the U.S. alone it is reported that more than 37 million suffer from migraine according to…

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Posted in Brain and the Mind General Interest

Important Facts You Should Know About Stroke

Suffering from a stroke can easily be a life-changing experience, if it is not fatal. Even a mild, transient ischemic stroke (TIA) can cause problems….

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Posted in Brain and the Mind Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Diagnosing Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – Part 2 of 3

We described Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in part 1 of this series as being a mental disorder characterized by persistent, anxiety-triggering images (referred to as obsessions)…

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Posted in Brain and the Mind Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – Part 1 of 3

  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that affects approximately 2.5% of the populations in both the U.S. and the U.K. It is a…

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Posted in ADHD Bipolar Disorder Brain and the Mind news

Major New Study Links Psychiatric Conditions

The way in which autism, ADHD, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and schizophrenia are diagnosed and treated could be set to change forever, following a…

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Posted in Bipolar Disorder

Most Popular Drugs Prescribed for Bipolar Disorder

Medication plays a key role in treating patients with bipolar disorder, both when immediate intervention is required as well as over the longer term.  This…

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Posted in Bipolar Disorder

Treatment Options for Bipolar Disorder

Given the complex nature of bipolar disorder, treating the condition can be difficult for patients, their families, and the medical professionals that specialize in this…

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Posted in Bipolar Disorder Brain and the Mind

What is Bipolar Disorder?

For our next series, we are going to look at bipolar disorder, beginning with a summary of the condition today, before later moving onto exploring…

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Posted in Blog Brain and the Mind Controversial General Interest

Is Mental Health Ignorance America’s Biggest Risk?

        It is widely accepted that mental health awareness and services, in most of the world, not just America, needs to improve…

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