Depression

Bronson Behavioral Health
When life gets difficult, you don't have to struggle alone. Our experienced, compassionate team is here to help. We offer both inpatient and outpatient care, including specialized services for older adults. From routine visits and outpatient therapy to complex treatments and inpatient stays, we offer high-quality care options within the Bronson system. Visit bronsonhealth.com to learn more.
 
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Can You Beat the Blues With 'Downward Dog'?

THURSDAY, Nov. 21, 2019 -- New evidence bolsters the belief that yoga can offer real and lasting relief to people with depression.

Dr. Chris Streeter, a psychiatrist at Boston University's School of Medicine, said the new study she led builds on earlier work showing a correlation between yoga and levels of GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid), a chemical in the brain. Yoga seems to raise GABA levels, much as anti-depression and anti-anxiety drugs do, she explained.

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Exercise Can Help Prevent Depression, Even for Those at High Risk

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6, 2019 -- Getting more exercise could help ward off depression, even if you have a genetic risk for it, new research shows.

For the study, researchers analyzed data from nearly 8,000 people and found that those with a genetic predisposition were more likely to be diagnosed with depression over the next two years.

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