Tag Archives: Depression

Lack of Sleep Can Directly Cause Postpartum Depression in Some Women

The pregnancy journey is one of the most beautiful adventures you can ever embark on in your lifetime. Your body shifts, changes, and transforms itself to hold and grow life. When this happens, mothers are also actively preparing for the birth of their child. Feeding, changing, teaching, and much, much more begins immediately after the… Read More »

Essential Reads: Using Neuroimaging to Visualize the Impact of Maternal Depression on the Developing Brain

When a woman comes in for a consultation regarding the use of medications during pregnancy, we spend most of our time reviewing the potential risks of exposure to medications during pregnancy.  However, we must also include a discussion of the effects of untreated psychiatric illness in the mother on the developing child, for there is… Read More »

Low-Dose Testosterone for Depression in Women: Does It Work?

In women, testosterone is produced by the ovaries in small amounts; however, levels of testosterone decline with age, independent of menopausal status. Low-dose testosterone has been used to improve sexual functioning in women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder.  In addition, other studies have shown that testosterone may improve fatigue and depressive symptoms.  However, these studies… Read More »

How much prozac for depression

While perhaps most recognized for behavioral Prozac can be passed to babies during pregnancy and through repression milk. These prozac effects happen in more than much in for. I really do remember having many side effects except that it made me tired. During depression first years of using the drug the quick throw after intercourse… Read More »