mental health

February 14th can be a tough day for many, with couples often feeling pressured to make things perfect and singles feeling obligated to find a date. Knowing that you’re quite unlikely to die of a broken heart is probably little consolation but even those with so-called Broken Heart Syndrome (Takotsubo cardiomyopathy) have a good prognosis […]

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Heart Disease, Olanzapine and Mental Health

by Leigh on September 5, 2012

A new study suggests that a drug used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder could be connected to increased appetite, unhealthy weight gain, heart disease and resulting fatal heart attacks. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication that has been found to alter the response of specific food reward areas of the brain. This new finding […]

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