The Effectiveness of Live Bee Sting Acupuncture on Depression

@inproceedings{Journals2015TheEO,
  title={The Effectiveness of Live Bee Sting Acupuncture on Depression},
  author={Iosr Journals and Safaa Diab Abd El Wahab and Lamiaa Hassnein Eita},
  year={2015}
}
People with depressed mood can feel sad, anxious, empty, hopeless, helpless, worthless, meaningless, guilty, irritable, ashamed and restless. They may lose interest in activities that were once pleasurable, experience loss of appetite or overeating, have problems related to concentrating, remembering details or making decisions, and may contemplate, attempt or commit suicide. Insomnia, excessive sleeping, fatigue, aches, pains, digestive problems or reduced energy may also be present… Expand
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