Under the Hood Depression Symptoms And Diabetes: Poor Sleep In Diabetics Linked To Mental Health Condition
A new study has found that diabetics who are "night owls," or people who stay up late and sleep late, have a higher risk of depression than individuals with other sleeping patterns. According to the research, if this is confirmed, it could have significant applications for diabetes patients; though depression is uncommon in this demographic, it can be particularly dangerous if not treated.
Study Finds Playing Outside Reduces Obesity, Depression
Children and adults who have access to nature and regularly go outside are less likely to be inactive, obese and depressed, according to a recent report. A team of 11 researchers with the Institute for European Environmental Policy reviewed more than 200 academic studies and discovered that "access to nature is vital for good mental and physical health at all ages," the report says.
Could This Go-To Breakfast Beat Depression? A New Study Says Yes!
Grab a spoon because we're talking about yogurt. While it's common knowledge that yogurt has fabulous health benefits, new findings suggest that it may also help combat depression, thanks to gut-bug-boosting probiotics. A new study published on Scientific Reports has shown a direct link between the health of our gut and our mental well-being, which could pave the way for groundbreaking new treatments.
Ketamine For Severe Depression: ‘How Do You Not Offer This Drug To People?’
Gerard Sanacora, a professor of psychiatry at Yale University, has treated hundreds of severely depressed patients with low doses of ketamine, an anesthetic and popular club drug that isn't approved for depression. This sort of "off-label" prescribing is legal.
7 Natural Remedies For Easing Depression That Don’t Involve Meds
Depression affects more than 16 million adults in the US each year. That's nearly 7 percent of the country's adult population. Despite its prevalence, depression rarely gets talked about in mainstream media, and it's even rarer that it's talked about in a constructive way. So, let's talk about it.
10 Silent Signs You Could Have Postpartum Depression
wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock When a new mom experiences more than the typical concern about her child's health, it might be worth considering that something other than new motherhood, such as postpartum depression (PPD) or postpartum anxiety is to blame.
Eating Yogurt Might Help Treat Depression For A Surprising Reason, According To Science
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Researchers may have unlocked an exciting mood-boosting substance that makes the perfect breakfast treat. According to a recent study out of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, a probiotic bacteria found in certain yogurt may help ease symptoms of depression.
Can A Vitamin Deficiency Cause Depression?
Dealing with depression and anxiety can be wildly isolating, which is why it's great when those with a public platform use their voices to make others feel less alone with their struggles. Last week, The Hills alum Lo Bosworth penned a post on her blog The Lo Down chronicling her struggles with depression and anxiety in 2016.
Modern-day mental health: Brain imaging identifies different types of depression Biological markers could enable tailored therapies that target individual differences in symptoms
This article was originally published by Scientific American. For much of her life Anne Dalton battled depression. She seldom spoke with people. She stayed home a lot. The days dragged on with a sense of "why bother?" for the 61-year-old from New Jersey who used to work at a Wall Street investment firm.