July 10, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Can Stress Cause Speech Problems?

Ask the experts Can stress cause speech problems? Doctor’s response Speech and language problems in both adults and children can be temporary or permanent and can arise as a result of both physical and emotional problems. Sometimes, speech problems can be due to complications of a stroke or other neurological

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July 07, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Dying May Not Be as Awful an Experience as You Think

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, July 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Does the very idea of death worry and frighten you? There may be reassurance from a new study that finds those fears might be exaggerated. In fact, the research shows, death is often described as

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July 07, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Laughter May Be a Serious Evolutionary Tool

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, July 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Sharing a laugh can make you feel closer to someone else, and that quick-forming social bond may have been a big evolutionary boon to human survival, a small study suggests. The act of laughing out

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July 06, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Can Stress Cause Low Blood Pressure?

Ask the experts I’ve heard that stress may cause high blood pressure, but can it also cause low blood pressure? Doctor’s response Low blood pressure is hard to define, because a lowered blood pressure can occur naturally in persons who exercise regularly, keep a normal weight, and eat a healthy

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July 06, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Getting Over Guilt

By Joan McCluskyHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, July 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Do you sometimes feel weighed down by guilt? Guilt over unethical behavior is so powerful that it can make you feel as though you’ve gained weight — even when your actual weight stays the same,

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July 06, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Half of Opioid Prescriptions Go to People With Mental Illness

Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, July 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Americans with mental health disorders receive a troubling percentage of the nation’s opioid prescriptions, a new study finds. Of the 115 million prescriptions written for these painkillers each year in the United States, 60 million are for adults with

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