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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder treated with TMS.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder treated with TMS.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is one in a family of disorders characterized by irrational worrying and repetitive behavior. National and international 12-month prevalence of OCD diagnosis ranges between 1.2 and 1.8%. Obsessions and compulsions are two of the principal characteristics of OCD. Obsessions are unwanted or unpleasant thoughts while compulsions are repetitive mental or behavioral acts in response to obsessions (American Psychiatric Association-Fifth Edition, 2013). A collaborative research study between institutions in China, including Peking University Institute of Mental Health, and the University of California Irvine examined the effect of alpha electroencephalogram-guided (αEEG) Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) on OCD. The...

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Robert Eppele
Homeopathic Medicines

Homeopathic Medicines

Overview of Homeopathy An alternative medical system known as Homeopathy (also known as homeopathic medicine), is a system that has its foundation in natural or herbal remedies which have been around for thousands of years, and in recent history refined by scientists and doctors that created a high quality of control over formulas and dosing based on the theory of Homeopathy. Most famously – the Chinese have used natural or herbal remedies for thousands of years and nearly all civilizations depended on many of these types cures for centuries. More recently and as scientific processes were applied to the natural...

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Can Nutrition Help Depression?.

Can Nutrition Help Depression?.

  In recent decades, the medical establishment has increasingly recognized the positive role diet plays in the prevention, treatment, and management of a variety of disorders: heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, strokes, and even depression. While the need to follow nutritional guidelines makes sense for the first four health concerns, treating depression with diet may come as a surprise to many. However, considering that over 14 million people suffer from depression in the U.S. alone, it makes sense to consider all options in providing relief. Studies and clinical experience demonstrate the benefits of a nutritional approach in general and certain foods...

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