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Light Therapy Can Improve Sleep Disorders


A new study suggests that doctors who prescribe medications for sleep disorders should try recommending bright light therapy or phototherapy.  The therapy has been found to be effective for those with insomnia and circadian rhythm issues like jet lags, delayed sleep phase disorders. A study of 16 veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD, in […]

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Tips for Coping With Summer Depression


What can help you feel better? What can you do to make this summer different? Here are some tips on taking control of summer depression. Get help. It’s simple. If you think you’re getting depressed, no matter what time of year, get help. Talk to a therapist, like a psychiatrist, psychologist, or social worker. Never take […]

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Mental Illness in the Workplace


The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health estimates that mental health conditions are responsible for approximately 30% of all disability claims and 70% of the associated plan costs. Employers dealing with these costs—and the related lost productivity—are understandably focused on getting employees who are dealing with mental health issues back to work as quickly as […]

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Might Be Time To Talk With Your Doctor.


With colder temperatures and sunsets before 5 p.m., winter can lead to many people feeling less energetic and maybe even a little anxious. For some, these symptoms become severe. Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that was first recognized by health professionals in the 1980s, said Jim Jones. He is a a licensed […]

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Melatonin and Sleep


Here is a great article from the National Sleep Foundation about Melatonin and sleep. You can read the full article HERE. Melatonin and Sleep The pattern of waking during the day when it is light and sleeping at night when it is dark is a natural part of human life. Only recently have scientists begun […]

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