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Menopause and the Link with Schizophrenia

Did you know that the menopause can trigger schizophrenia?  Yes, it turns out that not only has Mother Nature contrived to make it possible for us to drown in our own sweat,  lose our memories, hair and sex appeal, but our falling oestrogen levels can also drive us mad! While listening to the All in […]

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Feeling SAD? Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

It’s that time of year again.  The days are shorter, there’s a chill in the air and I have a cold.  Apart from welcoming Autumn with coughs and sneezes, I’ve also begun light treatment to try and stave off the affects of Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD. What is SAD? SAD is a form of […]

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Vitamin D could Improve Symptoms of Depression

A couple of months ago I wrote an article about Vitamin D deficiency. It seems the sunshine vitamin is good not only for our physical health but for our mental health too, and could be used as a possible treatment to relieve the symptoms of depression. The link between low levels of Vitamin D and Depression […]

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