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Simple Treatments For Depression

  Our emotions change with the ups and downs of our lives. This is perfectly natural, but a problem arises when the down feelings do not go away. This may be an indication of a mood disorder such as depression.   Depression afflicts people of all ages, but it is a particular problem for adults… Read More »

Is Acupuncture Effective for Postpartum Depression?

In a recent meta-analysis, researchers screened electronic databases and analyzed data from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of acupuncture for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD). Primary outcomes included improvement in depressive symptoms, as by scores on the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HAMD) or the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS).   The authors identified a… Read More »