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beating

The act of striking blows; punishment or chastisement by blows.

Cardiology
Regular pulsation or contractions, as in a beating heart.

Neurology
Throbbing, as in a beating migraine.

Vox populi
The striking of blows, often understood as domestic violence, as in beating one’s domestic partner.

beating,

n massage technique that uses the ulnar side of the fist. The technique consists of rapid, heavy percussive tapotement. See also tapotement.

Patient discussion about beating

Q. What are natural or alternative ways to beat depression? I keep reading about how depression is caused by 'chemical imbalances' in the brain, and it feels like I don't stand a chance at beating it without going on Anti-depressants, but I don't want to go down this route cause I'm worried about the side-effects. Can anyone suggest natural ways to beat depression that don't involve medication?

A. Here are couple of alternative ways to treat depression:
http://www.theindian.co.nz/testing/default.asp?page=509
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/926049/top_10_ways_to_beat_depression_naturally.html

but if all of this doesn’t work- I recommend medical help. It can help you immensely. It’s much better then walking around with depression.

Q. what are the name of those popular pills i hear about to beat depression?

A. Common drugs used to treat depression are usually of the SSRI family. There are many names, depending on your place. These drugs are prescription drugs, i.e. prescribed by a doctor, so if you have any questions or seek to use them you should consult a doctor.

A list of anti-depressive drugs may be found here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/antidepressants.html

Q. Please suggest me the natural or alternative ways to beat depression without taking any antidepressants? I suffer from clinical depression yet never tried antidepressants due to the fear of getting addicted to them. Please suggest me the natural or alternative ways to beat depression without taking any antidepressants?

A. Hi, I felt so when depressed. Later I tried psychotherapists and psychologists and that has really helped me to come out from depression. You need to exercise regularly to keep you fit and healthy. All the best!

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References in classic literature ?
I'll teach you to put your hands on my boy, you beast," roared the sa- loon keeper, who, tired of beating the master, had begun to kick him about the yard.
After a couple of days the miller came and said that he must tell him that the old donkey which was to have three beatings and only one meal had died.
The silence was now only disturbed by the beatings of my own heart.
and all at once I stopped, sat up in dismay and, bending over apprehensively, began to listen with a beating heart.
It is written that every man who received such a beating from the Father of Waterwheels who slow the Emirs, should instantly begin a lawsuit, because the title to his land is not valid.
He wanted the light of his universe back again-the drink and the drunken slumber, the savage beatings and the savage caresses.
The sound of a clear, high voice in a monotonous singsong now rang out behind him and came across the water with a distinctness that pierced and subdued all other sounds, even the beating of the ripples in his ears.
And he had come there the next day, hurrying from school to be there first, and beating Cheese-Face by two minutes.
Holding him suspended with one hand, with the other hand he proceeded to give him a beating.
I am such a little boy, I'm afraid of their beating me if I ring them up out of their beds, without somebody to speak for me.
She not only abstained from beating him, but encouraged him.
A CHIEF of Police who had seen an Officer beating a Thug was very indignant, and said he must not do so any more on pain of dismissal.