Dr. Holly L. Thacker

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When Other Depression Treatments Haven’t Worked, TMS Can Help
Posted on September 30, 2015
When Other Depression Treatments Haven’t Worked, TMS Can Help

Today, only a subset of patients with Major Depressive Disorder respond to conventional treatments like antidepressants and psychotherapy. Dr. Murat Altinay discusses how Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) can help these patients.

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Answers to all Your Stress Questions
Posted on September 11, 2014
Answers to all Your Stress Questions

Read Dr. Lynn Pattimakiel’s first Speaking of Women’s Health column where she discusses how women can identify their stress sources and what they can do to minimize stress in their lives.

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Wonder Woman? Women, Families, Work: Is there such a thing as work-life balance?
Posted on March 29, 2013
Wonder Woman? Women, Families, Work: Is there such a thing as work-life balance?

Read our latest guest blog by Rebecca Starck, MD, Chair of Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Regional Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Starck is a mom of 5 and a fitness fan.

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Diet Drinks and Depression
Posted on January 15, 2013
Diet Drinks and Depression

Read Dr. Lauren Weber’s blog post about how artificially sweetened drinks are tied to depression risk.

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Fight Horror: Be Strong, Be Healthy, Be in Charge and….
Posted on December 19, 2012
Fight Horror: Be Strong, Be Healthy, Be in Charge and….

Have Gratitude! Read Dr. Holly L. Thacker's blog about the recent horrific events and the importance of gratitude to our health and well-being.

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Feeling the Holiday Pressure Already?
Posted on November 29, 2011
Feeling the Holiday Pressure Already?

Feeling the holiday pressure already? And it is not even December, yet! Stress is not good for us, so remind yourself to relax and enjoy life.

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Time change got you down?
Posted on November 07, 2011
Time change got you down?

Back to "regular time." Fall back, spring ahead! While it was nice to get that extra hour of sleep, many find it a downer that the daylight time is "shorter" and that it gets darker sooner. Daylight Savings Time is over. With the change in the earth's axis, it affects the amount of sunlight hours we experience. Many people, particularly those in the Northern Hemisphere, experience seasonal affective disorder in the fall and winter, a condition characterized by lower mood, fatigue and irritability.

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Menopause and Depression: The True Connection
Posted on October 25, 2011
Menopause and Depression: The True Connection

Learn more about the relationship between menopause and depression and how you can determine if the emotions you are feeling are more than just the blues.

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