Aderall for depression is off-label

I've been interested in aderall as I can't seem to get over the lethargic feeling. My friend who suffers from ADHD does take aderall and I wonder if her extreme energy comes from the effects of Aderall. Literally she works 60 hours a week and can still go to concerts,…

Treatment for emptiness

I still do feel very empty and bored sometimes. Feelings of emptiness and boredom can be really overwhelming because I literally feel like I cease to exist and it is hard to tolerate that feeling. It has been much better these days but I still do feel empty and when…

Death of Robin Williams

I was shocked when heard about Robin Williams' suicide. It is truly heartbreaking. We struggle to understand what led to his suicide. His wife Susan Schneider released a statement confirming that Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease. Williams was struggling with depression, anxiety and alcoholism. So…

Tips on dealing with loneliness

Loneliness..seems to have been the theme of my life. I used to feel much more lonely and the interesting thing is that I felt really lonely even when I was in a relationship. I felt something inside me was missing and there was a sense of hollowness inside me. Even…

Exercise is strongly linked to recovery from depression

People who engage in regular exercise, including walking, show improvement in their depression, comparable to people treated with antidepressant medication, demonstrating that exercise and depression recovery are linked. Exercise has none of the harmful and potentially deadly side effects of antidepressants. Exercise and stress reduction not only relieves depression symptoms,…

Insulin-sensitizing drug relieves symptoms of depression

According to the study conducted by the Stanford University researchers show that a drug that makes the body more sensitive to insulin helped to relieve symptoms of chronic depression in people with insulin resistance. The 12-week, randomized, placebo-controlled study, published Nov. 18 in Psychiatry Research, involved patients whose symptoms of…

Dealing with depression

Depression is very common but many sufferers including myself choose not to openly share their struggles. I was stunned when my friend talked about depression and how it was a disease among those who aren't busy enough. If you are busy with life and responsibilities, you shouldn't have the time…