chemical imbalance


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chemical imbalance

A euphemistic (and possibly derogatory) insinuation of a mental illness or disorder. I think I might have a chemical imbalance or something, I've just not been myself lately. What's wrong with you, do you have some kind of chemical imbalance or something?
See also: imbalance
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Experts believe it is related to a chemical imbalance in the brain caused by a lack of sunlight.
But I'd like to know how many celebs with a chemical imbalance in their brains have used drugs.
Suicidal people have a chemical imbalance in their brains, scientists have proved.
Depression is most often due to a chemical imbalance in the brain, and various treatments and therapies are used in conjunction with lifestyle changes to tackle this.
There are no medical tests to prove ADHD, no brain scans, x-rays, genetic or blood tests nor chemical imbalance tests.
Dee Atkinson of Napiers Herbalists gives the alternative solution TREATING depression is complex and difficult and while using antidepressants can help correct any chemical imbalance they often fail to tackle the underlying issues.
They contend that all addiction stems from a chemical imbalance in the brain.
The condition, which mainly affects women aged 25-55 who are desperately trying to juggle both busy work and home lives, is caused by chronic stress causing a chemical imbalance in the brain's serotonin levels, according to Dr Brent Bost of Texas, co-author of The Hurried Woman Syndrome.
I agree, but if someone is unwell due to the brain's chemical imbalance what would he do if he were the patient's doctor?
The findings may explain why some people find it so hard to stop gorging on junk food: US scientists found that obesity coincides with a progressive chemical imbalance in the brain's "reward" circuits.
Stress was the most commonly cited cause (92%), followed by genetics (71%), chemical imbalance (70%), upbringing (70%), and a bad character (67%).
10 Steps to Take Charge of Your Emotional Life: Overcoming Anxiety, Distress, and Depression Through Whole- Person Healing is a straightforward self-empowerment guide written for everyone--from people dealing with fallout from a catastrophic emotional event to individuals coping with medical conditions such as brain chemical imbalance, to ordinary readers simply seeking to improve the overall quality of their emotional lives.
I have a new diet as they believe I have a chemical imbalance.
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