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What's the difference between bipolar I and bipolar II?
Bipolar I and II are types of bipolar disorder that involve manic and depressive episodes. A person with bipolar II may experience hypomania, which is less severe than the manic episodes that occur in bipolar I. Learn more about the differences between these conditions here. (Medical News Today)

Panic attack vs. heart attack: How to tell the difference
The symptoms of a heart attack and a panic attack can feel very similar, especially if a person has not experienced either condition before. While panic attacks can be frightening, they are not life-threatening. On the other hand, heart attacks require immediate medical attention. Learn how to tell the difference here. (Medical News Today)

Can service dogs help with anxiety?
Service dogs not only provide emotional support for people with anxiety disorders, but they can also be trained to perform essential tasks. They can detect and reduce anxiety attacks, fetch medication, and get help for people in distress. We discuss how to get a service dog for anxiety, how they can help, and breeds. (Medical News Today)

Exercise for mental health: How much is too much?
We know that physical activity can improve a person's mental health and well-being, but how much exercise is best, and how much is too much? (Medical News Today)

Psychedelic drugs 'may improve depression, anxiety, and PTSD'
Psychedelic drugs have a bad reputation, but could they be used to enhance psychotherapy? Some researchers argue they may help with anxiety and depression. (Medical News Today)

Cat lovers, this is how a feline friend can boost your health
Cats are loved for their elegance, their calming purrs, and the sweetness of their cuddles, but do you know how they can actually improve your health? (Medical News Today)

What to know about phantom smells (phantosmia)
Phantosmia is when someone thinks they notice a smell that is not there. Phantosmia is also called a phantom smell or an olfactory hallucination. Sinus problems, seizures, stroke, and schizophrenia can cause phantom smells. Learn about types, symptoms, and treatment of phantosmia and related conditions here. (Medical News Today)

Agitation in dementia: Are drugs the best treatment?
Two common symptoms in people with dementia are agitation and psychosis. Now, a panel of experts explains how best to manage them, and which drugs do work. (Medical News Today)

What are some foods to ease your anxiety?
Food plays a vital role in nutrition and keeping the mind in its healthiest state. People respond in a variety of ways to different foods, but there are some foods that are known to reduce anxiety. These include eggs, brazil nuts, fatty-fish, yogurt, and dark chocolate. Learn more about anxiety-reducing foods here. (Medical News Today)

Mass hysteria: An epidemic of the mind?
Mass hysteria is a highly controversial phenomenon that has been documented since the Middle Ages. In this Spotlight, we investigate how it can manifest. (Medical News Today)

Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking Lexapro?
Lexapro is the brand name of a drug called escitalopram, which is a safe and effective treatment for depression and anxiety. Doctors strongly recommend that people avoid alcohol while taking Lexapro. Alcohol can counteract the benefits of taking antidepressants and worsen their side effects. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

The effects of anxiety on the body
Anxiety is a common condition that impacts a person's mental health, and it can also have short- and long-term effects on the body. Anxiety can change the function of the cardiovascular, urinary, and respiratory systems. It can also lead to digestive issues and an increased risk of infection. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

How to cope with a depressive episode
Depressive episodes are periods of low mood and other symptoms of depression. Tackling depression as soon as it arises and making changes to thoughts and behaviors might improve a person’s mood and help them recover more quickly. Here, we cover what a depressive episode is and 12 tips for coping with one. (Medical News Today)

How emotions may impact tumor growth
Our emotions can impact our physical well-being, but to what extent? New research suggests that they may even play a role in the immune response to cancer. (Medical News Today)

What is gaming disorder?
The World Health Organization have given gaming disorder a mental health classification. People with gaming disorder prioritize gaming over other activities and experience negative effects from continuing to play video games. Here, we discuss what gaming disorder is and what its classification may mean for gamers. (Medical News Today)

Even minor distress puts you at risk of chronic disease
New research finds that you needn't experience high levels of distress for your risk of chronic diseases to increase; low distress levels are enough. (Medical News Today)

OCD: Why living in a sunless region can increase symptoms
Obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms are influenced by where a person lives and how much access they have to sunlight. Researchers explain why this may be. (Medical News Today)

Through my eyes: A stroke experience
My name is Tracy Lyn Lomagno and I'm a 45-year-old dental assistant. Earlier this year, I had a stroke, and my life changed dramatically. (Medical News Today)

How to treat anxiety naturally
Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems in the United States, affecting millions of people every year. Conventional treatment options include therapy and medication, but there are also many natural remedies available. In this article, learn how to treat anxiety naturally. (Medical News Today)

Play ball or go rogue? Oxytocin affects cooperative behavior
Oxytocin, 'the love hormone,' plays a key role in human bonding. A new study now investigates this hormone's impact on cooperative behavior more closely. (Medical News Today)

How do your conversations affect your well-being?
Does small talk make you unhappy? And, conversely, do meaningful conversations boost your well-being? A new study strives to answer these questions. (Medical News Today)

How to safely stop antidepressants
People may wish to stop taking antidepressants for several reasons, but stopping suddenly can cause withdrawal symptoms or relapse. Here, we look at why stopping antidepressants can be hard and how to relieve withdrawal symptoms. We discuss which antidepressants are harder to stop taking and provide tips for stopping. (Medical News Today)

Brain stimulation may reduce aggressive behavior
In a study with serious implications for therapy, law, and ethics, researchers investigate whether targeted brain stimulation can curb violent impulses. (Medical News Today)

How to regain pleasure in just about anything
Are you bored of eating, drinking, and doing the same old things? There might be an easy way to enhance your enjoyment, a new study argues. (Medical News Today)

How long does a pregnancy loss last?
A miscarriage, or pregnancy loss, is a different experience for every woman. How long it lasts will depend on whether a woman has an early- or late-stage pregnancy loss, and the number of weeks that they have been pregnant. The emotional effects of a loss will often last longer than the physical process. (Medical News Today)

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