Mental Health

Male Fertility (Sperm Counts) May be Reduced by Hot Bath

Male Fertility (Sperm Counts) May be Reduced by Hot Bath The average chance to conceive for a normally fertile couple having regular, unprotected intercourse is approximately 25 percent during each menstrual cycle. In most couples, conception occurs within about 12 months. However, infertility affects about 10 percent of couples of childbearing age. Infertility is not just a woman's concern. A problem with the male is the sole cause, or a contributing...

Treatment of Opioid Dependency / Addiction by Subutex (Buprenorphine) Shown Greater Extent Than Clonidine (Catapres)

Treatment of Opioid Dependency / Addiction by Subutex (Buprenorphine) Shown Grea Physical dependence on a substance is defined by the appearance of characteristic withdrawal symptoms when the substance or behavior is suddenly discontinued. While opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, alcohol and nicotine are all well known for their ability to induce physical dependence.So, while physical dependency can be a major factor in the psychology of addiction and most often becomes...

Cheaper Generic Drug (Wellbutrin XL/ Bupropion Hydrochloride) for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) / Depression

Cheaper Generic Drug (Wellbutrin Xl / Bupropion Hydrochloride) for Major Depress Depression may occur only once in a person's life. Often, however, it occurs repeatedly with depression-free periods in between. Or it may be a chronic condition, requiring ongoing treatment over a lifetime. The disorder affects more than 18 million Americans of all ages and races. Medications are available that are generally safe and effective, even for the most severe depression. With proper...

Diet and Nutrition May Play A Key Role in Helping People Fight Depression

Diet and Nutrition May Play A Key Role in Helping People Fight Depression Although the exact causes of depression remain unknown, the current thinking is that depression is a brain disorder that is in part hereditary and is often assciated with current or early life stress. This combination of genetic and environmental factors causes specific changes in brain chemicals such as serotonin, norepinephrine or dopamine that may explain some of the depressive symptoms. It is...