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Yoga may help combat depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and anxiety in seniors. Yoga continues to grow in popularity and for good reason, too. Yoga has been found to provide multiple benefits such as improving flexibility and strength along with reducing stress… Read More
Depression and anxiety are common features in fibromyalgia patients. A recent online survey involving those who suffer from the chronic condition showed that almost two-thirds of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia have also been diagnosed with depression.
The survey, conducted by… Read More
Women have higher rates of anxiety than men, according to research. Furthermore, women who experience anxiety are most likely to reside in North America or Western Europe. The new British study found that women have double the risk of anxiety… Read More
Celiac disease is linked to major depressive disorder and anxiety in adolescents. Jonathon Cordova, pediatric gastroenterologist at the University of Chicago Medical Center, said in a presentation, “Our interim analysis does suggest that a majority of adolescents living with celiac… Read More
Gastrointestinal infection and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) complications increase with anxiety. Researchers have conducted their study in an “accidental experiment” when a large water contamination occurred in a few regions of Belgium, leading to over 18,000 people developing gastroenteritis. This… Read More
A new study has found that women with anxiety have a reduction in blood flow to the heart during physical activity, and doctors often may miss heart disease signs as anxiety masks the symptoms.
The researchers found that women with… Read More
Anxiety and depression after heart attack are more common in women than men. Professor Pranas Serpytis said, “The World Health Organization predicts that by 2020 depression will be the second leading cause of disability and mortality in the world, surpassed… Read More
Poor rapid eye movement (REM) sleep – a sleep phase – is tied to higher levels of anxiety and stress, according to a new study. REM sleep is the part of our sleep where dreams are made, and previous studies… Read More
Common anxiety medications like Xanax and Valium are not linked to an increased risk of dementia among seniors, according to new findings. Although these medications won’t contribute to memory loss, they do, however, come with other side effects and should… Read More
Anxiety and depression can be reduced in women who partake in women-only cardiac rehabilitation programs. Women are less inclined to enroll in a cardiac rehab which could be highly beneficial for their heart health as cardiovascular disease is the number… Read More
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) questionnaire can also help determine the risk of depression and anxiety. OCD, depression, and anxiety can often all coexist with one another, but having OCD specifically increases the risk of additional comorbid illnesses.
Researchers have found that… Read More
Based on the results of an analytical study, scientists from the Rotman Research Institute, a division of Baycrest Health Sciences, caution people that chronic stress and anxiety may lead to an increased risk for developing depression, and even dementia.
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