addiction to psych meds

Withdrawals from antidepressants and anti-anxiety meds serious The drug companies won’t call it withdrawal, but “discontinuation syndrome” is a serious and sometimes debilitating problem for many people trying to wean off antidepressant or anti-anxiety meds. What’s worse, most patients are not warned about this possibility when they start taking the drugs. A New York Times…

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walking exercises the brain

Want to improve and maintain your brain? Walk often — in nature While popular brain training gadgets and apps have their place, don’t overlook an age-old strategy to optimize brain health: Walking. Humans are unique from the rest of the animal kingdom because of our ability to walk upright on two legs, a development that…

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dyslexia an auditory disorder

Dyslexia is more an auditory disorder than a visual disorder We naturally think of dyslexia as a visual problem with reading, but the neurological root cause reveals something different — it’s actually a disorder with auditory, or hearing, processing. Dyslexia is a learning disorder unrelated to intelligence that affects your ability to read, spell, write,…

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