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Yes, I understand you. I have been fighting a depression myself for the past months, although it must have gone on longer than that, undiagnosed. I know how it feels, and understand how you just want it gone away. The direct answer to your question is: Selective memory loss is impossible. There is no way to forget that past year. But there is a way to get ...


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YES, according to: The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) of the United States and National Heath Service (NHS) of the United Kingdom. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a clinically approved method to treat depression, without the usage of medication. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a common and well-studied form of psychotherapy, ...


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Is it possible to forget our past(bad memories) through Electroconvulsive Therapy? No. To simplify somewhat, ECT is associated with: immediate general cognitive and memory dysfunction represented by disorientation (e.g. "Where am I? Why am I here? What's the date today?"): transient and generally resolves in a matter of 30-60 minutes after the procedure. ...


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You are seeing phosphenes. These have been described in medical notes for thousands of years They are assumed to be caused by random firing of optic nerves due to stray electrical stimulation in the brain, or pressure on the eye Other causes are; sudden changes in air pressure, moving from bright light outside into a dark room, violent body motions (like ...


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what is the medically advised time between taking an antidepressant and coffee? There is no such time, and there cannot be. All we know is that there are negative consequences when you take them together. We know that there are must be spacing schedules when the consequences must be milder than with other schedules. But we have neither the data nor the ...


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Well it depends on what antidepressant you are taking. Caffeine works as a substrate and as an inhibitor for an enzyme called CYP1A2 (1). As so, metabolism of all other drugs which are processed by CYP1A2 enzyme are possibly influenced by administration of caffeine. Following antidepressants are processed by CYP1A2 (2): amitriptyline clomi- and ...


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As the saying goes, anything is a poison, it's the dose that matters. Short summary, the new 2015 US PHS standard (0.7 mg/L) or even the old one (0.7-1.2 mg/L) are below the doses at which negative effects were observed in China (2.5-4.1 mg/L), and the evidence from there is not of high quality, even though there's one meta-analysis of it. (As a cautionary ...


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I came across a similar question in Psychology.SE whilst researching CBT for a course I was studying. The short answer As I will cover in the long answer, there has been a lot of articles stating that CBT is very effective, and there are articles which have stated that it is not as effective as has been claimed. CBT is not a single model of therapy, ...


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There are over 300 studies have found that fluoride is a neurotoxin (a chemical that can damage the brain). According to EPA scientists (United States Environmental Protection Agency), there is substantial evidence that fluoride is neurotoxin2009. They based their conclusion on studies showing that fluoride exposure during pregnancy can damage the brain ...


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Yes, both eidetic memory and hyperthemsia exist. And photographic memory has never been proven to exist. But they aren't what pop culture advertises them as. Hyperthemsia first. It is the ability of a person to remember extremely detailed events from most of their life. But it is of limited use. It is an extremely self centered memory condition. Most ...


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A hot topic in hearing research right now is listening effort. The basic idea is that is that individuals with hearing loss need to use additional cognitive resources to process sounds. There is also evidence that mental fatigue impairs physical performance. While I think this evidence provides the basis for arguing that hard of hearing individuals might ...


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For activity you need energy, try eating foods that contain polysaccharides. That's what athletes eat before triathlon. Reference : https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbohydrate Monosaccharides help for short time energy boost although they can turn into fats if not used.


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