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Antidepressants and Bone Health

ANTIDEPRESSANTS AND BONE HEALTH

For patients with depression , genetic testing may offer more than just medication guidance. In a new paper , Mayo researchers link...

What it's like to be depressed at Christmas

WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE DEPRESSED AT CHRISTMAS

(Picture: Phébe Lou Morson for Metro.co.uk) Christmas is, without a doubt, my favourite time of year. I love everything about it: candlelight...

 
 
 
Marijuana Use may Not Help Patients in Addiction Treatment

MARIJUANA USE MAY NOT HELP PATIENTS IN ADDICTION TREATMENT

Opioid dependence makes it difficult to stop taking them. Frequent marijuana use seems to strengthen the relationship between pain...

Can we please stop telling people they're hypochondriacs?

CAN WE PLEASE STOP TELLING PEOPLE THEY'RE HYPOCHONDRIACS?

While we're becoming vastly more aware of mental illness, focusing on the likes of depression, anxiety and mood disorders in particular,...

 
 
 
Excessive Screen Time - a Risk for Suicide Among Teens

EXCESSIVE SCREEN TIME - A RISK FOR SUICIDE AMONG TEENS

Link between excessive screen time and risk for death by suicide, depression, suicidal ideation and suicidal attempts has been found...

“Fatty Liver Disease” Begins with Fat

“FATTY LIVER DISEASE” BEGINS WITH FAT

By Tony Alter/Flickr As Do So Many Other Health Problems that Can Kill You The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released...

 
 
 
5 Ways To Celebrate The Holidays - Without Over-Drinking

5 WAYS TO CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS - WITHOUT OVER-DRINKING

The holidays are a season of celebration, often characterized by, among other things, a 6-week food and drink bender that kicks-off...

Your 2-Week Sugar Detox

YOUR 2-WEEK SUGAR DETOX

Let's not sugarcoat this : millions of Americans have a weight problem. One study predicts that more than 85 percent of adults will...

 
 
 
My nervous breakdown ruined my career - here's why I'm OK with it

MY NERVOUS BREAKDOWN RUINED MY CAREER - HERE'S WHY I'M OK WITH IT

Stress doesn't equal success After years of playing down my depression and anxiety issues as a ‘blip' on the radar, I can now say...

Spending time with yourself can reduce depression, says study

SPENDING TIME WITH YOURSELF CAN REDUCE DEPRESSION, SAYS STUDY

According to the study, spending 'me time' creatively can lower the risk of depression.

 
 
 
These 3 Skin-Care Products Literally Erased My Hormonal Acne Scars

THESE 3 SKIN-CARE PRODUCTS LITERALLY ERASED MY HORMONAL ACNE SCARS

The teenage years are when most adolescents suffer from acne flare-ups and cystic pimples. Lucky for me, I had clear, porcelain, glowing...

Moving Just 1 Hour a Week May Curb Depression Risk

MOVING JUST 1 HOUR A WEEK MAY CURB DEPRESSION RISK

Dealing with depression could be as easy as getting some exercise. When thirty-four thousand adults were studied in Norway, results...

 
 
 
Why I fear the bad days in depression recovery

WHY I FEAR THE BAD DAYS IN DEPRESSION RECOVERY

Bad days can be terrible and terrifying (Picture: Liberty Antonia Sadler for Metro.co.uk) Every morning when I wake up, the first thing...

Farmers are depressed, anxious and at risk of suicide

FARMERS ARE DEPRESSED, ANXIOUS AND AT RISK OF SUICIDE

As crop prices fall across the US, farmers are increasingly anxious, depressed, and at risk of suicide, as shown by a recent Minnesota...

 
 
 
Blue Christmas? For Teens, Depression Can Worsen This Time Of Year

BLUE CHRISTMAS? FOR TEENS, DEPRESSION CAN WORSEN THIS TIME OF YEAR

Secret Santas and ugly sweater parties might seem like the highlight of the year, but when you're suffering from depression

The Outdoor Workout That Eased My Postpartum Depression

THE OUTDOOR WORKOUT THAT EASED MY POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

"I couldn't think of anything but my breath and where to place my hands and feet next."...

 
 
 
These depressing Christmas cards are the Scrooge dream

THESE DEPRESSING CHRISTMAS CARDS ARE THE SCROOGE DREAM

If you think Christmas is a ball-ache, then we've got just the thing for you. On Esty (usually the home of artistically wooden Christmas...

Another natural remedy for alcoholism and depression? South American psychedelic herb promotes feelings of well-being, according to new study

ANOTHER NATURAL REMEDY FOR ALCOHOLISM AND DEPRESSION? SOUTH AMERICAN PSYCHEDELIC HERB PROMOTES FEELINGS OF WELL-BEING, ACCORDING TO NEW STUDY

A new study has found that a traditional psychedelic herb from South America can potentially be used as a natural remedy for alcoholism...

 
 
 
Pregnant women can reduce their risk of post-partum depression by half with probiotics

PREGNANT WOMEN CAN REDUCE THEIR RISK OF POST-PARTUM DEPRESSION BY HALF WITH PROBIOTICS

A new study suggests that probiotics can reduce the risk of postpartum depression in pregnant women by about 50 percent, according...

Obesogens Are Making Us Fat, Not Fast Food

OBESOGENS ARE MAKING US FAT, NOT FAST FOOD

Stewart Lonky, M.D. The other day, I was sitting with a group of friends when one started griping about fast food marketing campaigns...