|SUPPLEMENTS ARE A BIG TOPIC.|
WHERE SHOULD YOU BUY THEM AND WHAT SHOULD YOU BUY. IS THE PERSON AT GNC OR THE TEENAGER OR THE LADY AT THE COUNTER AT MOTHERS BEST QUALIFIED to give you health advice???
WATCH THE FOLLOWING: YOU DECIDE.
If you're buying vitamins from a discount store, you're probably not getting what you pay for.?
Before you buy another supplement, watch this week's Wellness Minute. What's the point of trying to save money if the supplements don't work or have ingredients you don't want. DR K
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Wellness Minute Video
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A LOT ABOUT THE BRAIN
Seems like all my patients want to know about the brain...This is really a great way to spend 10 minutes and find out a lot...have fun...Dr K
Inside the Brain: An Interactive Tour
The Brain Tour explains how the brain works and how Alzheimer's affects it.
Taking the tour: There are 16 interactive slides. As you view each slide, roll your mouse over any colored text to highlight special features of each image. Then, click on the arrow to move to the next slide.
What You Need to Know
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Dr. Michael Hirsch Offers Guidance on Antidepressants
Dr. Michael Hirsch
Director of psychopharmacology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Q:I see so many antidepressant ads. Are these drugs the latest and the best?
A:No. There is no good evidence that one antidepressant medication works better than any other. Each person is different, and one medicine may have a number of side effects for you, while for someone else it is totally different. If there is a positive side to these ads, it's that they can make people more comfortable about getting help with the medication they need. Read More
Help Your Doctor Prescribe Your Ideal Antidepressant
Why what works for others may not work for you
Your doctor needs to consider your current physical symptoms and condition when prescribing an antidepressant or mood stabilizer. If you have chronic insomnia, for example, she should obviously steer clear of the medications that list this side effect. Medications that you're already taking can influence your doctor's decision... Read More
3 Signs You Should Stop, Adjust, or Switch Antidepressants
If your medication isn't working, or is making you gain weight or feel sick, time to make a change
If you and your doctor are not satisfied with the amount of improvement you've had while on an antidepressant, you're not alone. In a three-month study of 4,000 depression patients, at least half didn't get complete relief from the first antidepressant they tried... Read More
Video: Perspectives on Antidepressant Drugs
Bad Depression Drug Reaction
"But we found what worked"
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Two Drug Types
Antidepressants vs. mood stabilizers
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Therapy helped, drugs proved essential
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Some docs need to be pushed to switch drugs
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