Tag Archives: Depression

Coffee Lowers Death Risk, Boosts Weight Loss, & Battles Depression: Here’s How Much Coffee Benefits Most

Coffee lowers your death risk, but in order to benefit, you need to know just how much coffee is the ideal amount. A new study provides the answer while showing that coffee lowers the risk of some types of cancer while improving the health of your liver and brain, reported UPI. Just a cup a day won’t do it, however. ...

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The Baby Blues Aren’t Just Affecting Women: 1 In 10 Men Suffer From Postnatal Depression

Postnatal depression is not exclusive to women. In fact, a recent study shows that 10 percent of men will suffer from the medical condition following the birth of a baby. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that a new study on postnatal depression shows that men are being overlooked when it comes to suffering from depression after the birth of a ...

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Marijuana For Depression: New Study Reveals Drug As Viable Treatment

Marijuana for depression may be the next cause that defenders of marijuana legalization latch on to after a new study has indicated the drug could be a viable form of treatment. Huffington Post reports that neuroscientists from the University of Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions found that “endocannabinoids — chemical compounds in the brain that activate the same receptors as ...

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Winter Is Coming: Four Ways To Avoid Winter Depression

Scientists are still trying to understand why the onset of Winter brings with it a sense of depression. One common factor of those who suffer from what is called Seasonal Affective Disorder – or SAD – is that they are particularly sensitive to the reduction or absence of sunlight. Martin Downs, MPH, writing on the WebMD website explains that researchers ...

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Study Links Pasta And Depression

Pasta and depression were linked in a study by the Harvard School of Public Health. Although the exact reason is unknown, women who consumed refined grains, soda, and red meat were shown to have increased depression. The 12-year study was coauthored by Michel Lucas, PhD. A total of 43,000 women participated in the research. Prior to the study, the women ...

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