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Bipolar or ADHD: How to tell them apart
Bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are very different conditions, but they share some similar symptoms, such as hyperactive and impulsive behavior. A careful diagnosis is especially important because the treatments for each condition are different.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 4
Bipolar depression: Treatment and symptoms
For some people, bipolar disorder can cause episodes of depression. People can manage bipolar-related depression using medications, therapies, and other treatments.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 4
Bipolar and sex: What's the connection?
Bipolar disorder causes a person to experience intense shifts in moods, sometimes from a manic state to a depressed state, for example. These shifts can occur with changes in sexual desire, confidence, or sexual function.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 4
Bipolar diagnosis: Criteria and testing
Bipolar disorder causes a person to experience episodes of mania or hypomania and depression. People who suspect that they have bipolar disorder should see a doctor, who will perform several tests and may refer them to a psychiatrist or psychologist for further assessment.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 4
Mania vs. hypomania: Differences, similarities, and treatments
Mania and hypomania are periods where a person feels elated, very active, and full of energy. Hypomania is a milder form of mania.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 4
“Why Am I Always Like This?”
There s new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News Trauma and Resilience After Deadly Alabama Tornado Do Hormones Change Women s Taste In Men How Music Therapy Affects the Brain in Autism States Differ on Rate of Untreated Youth Mental Illness Essential Reads The Second Law of Marketing Is the First Law of Mind Why Am I Always Like This Ground Scratching by Dogs Scent, Sight, and Ecstasy What ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Mar 4
The Second Law of Marketing Is the First Law of Mind
There s new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News Trauma and Resilience After Deadly Alabama Tornado Do Hormones Change Women s Taste In Men How Music Therapy Affects the Brain in Autism States Differ on Rate of Untreated Youth Mental Illness Essential Reads The Second Law of Marketing Is the First Law of Mind Why Am I Always Like This Ground Scratching by Dogs Scent, Sight, and Ecstasy What ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Mar 4
Review suggests a reciprocal relationship between obesity and self-control
In a review published February 26 in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences , researchers explore the age-old chicken-or-the-egg conundrum but this time looking at whether obesity reduces self-control or if reduced self-control leads to obesity. The authors argue that the short answer is both, and it is largely due to activity in the prefrontal cortex, which is not only affected by our dietary choices, but can also influence it. It s not just the case th ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 4
Thirty years of fast food: Greater variety, but more salt, larger portions, an...
Philadelphia, February 27, 2019 - Despite the addition of some healthful menu items, fast food is even more unhealthy for you than it was 30 years ago. An analysis of the offerings at 10 of the most popular US fast-food restaurants in 1986, 1991, and 2016, published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics , demonstrates that fast-food entrees, sides, and desserts increased significantly in calories and sodium and entrees and desserts in po ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 4
Junk food purchases increase after recreational marijuana legalization
It s an infamous pop culture portrayal. After smoking marijuana, the main characters in the movie go on an epic junk-food binge, consuming mass quantities of chips, cookies, and whatever other high-calorie, salt-or-sugar-laden snacks they can get. While some neuroscientists have hypotheses, there remains no formal causal evidence to support this notorious effect of marijuana on the human brain. A study released this month from a UConn economist, however, d ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 4
Lipid-filled particle may work with immune system to keep fat healthy
NEW YORK, NY Feb 28, 2019 --Researchers have discovered that fat tissue releases a lipid-filled particle that has a role in immune function and metabolism. The study, in mice, was published online in the journal Science . Why it matters Obesity appears to activate the immune system, contributing to type 2 diabetes, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and other disorders. Understanding how fat tissue regulates immune response could lead to the development of ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 4
How celastrol sensitizes brains to leptin, curbing hunger and obesity
Celastrol s potent anti-obesity effects were widely reported in 2015. Derived from the roots of the thunder god vine, the drug curbed food intake in obese mice by nearly 80 percent, producing up to a 45 percent weight loss. Celastrol increases the brain s sensitivity to leptin, the hormone that signals we ve had enough to eat, but until now, no one knew how. In today s Nature Medicine , a study led by Umut Ozcan, MD, at Boston Children s Hospital finally s ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 4
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