woman dealing with depression

Dealing with Depression

Dealing with depression is extremely difficult because you lack the motivation to do things that can help you. There’s a misconception about depression that people can simply pull themselves up and be happy and productive. The reality is that depression can make you feel lost and alone even though you’re not. This is one of…

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Depression and Anxiety: Is there a Connection

You might consider depression and anxiety to be different states. Someone who’s depressed tends to have low energy and a loss of interest in activities, while an anxious person seems very agitated and excitable. In fact, the two disorders share a connection. It’s possible to be depressed as well as anxious or to experience symptoms…

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Depression Leading Cause of Poor Health

Recent findings from the World Health Organization (WHO) say depression is now the leading cause of illness and disability across the globe. And it’s linked to other disorders and diseases, including substance use disorder, according to WHO. Between 2005 and 2015, the number of people living with depression rose 18 percent, jumping to 300 million people worldwide,…

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Can a Mediterranean Diet Help Depression?

According to a new study, sticking to a Mediterranean diet and getting nutritional support could be a powerful duo when it comes to depression symptoms. Although the study was small – involving 67 participants with major depressive disorder – the results were striking: Nearly a third of those who got support from a clinical dietician…