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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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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms have been linked to high rates of anxiety and depression. Due to the high rates of anxiety and depression among IBS patients it sparked researchers to believe there may be a casual relationship between psychological… Read More
Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis – both gastrointestinal diseases – have been tied to anxiety and depression. In a previous study researchers found that not only is Crohn’s disease tied to depression but that depression can increase inflammatory flare-ups related… Read More
Lupus (SLE) patients suffer from mood disorders, anxiety and depression. Although lupus is categorized by many physical symptoms it can affect mental health as well. Lupus can be a complicating illness which is caused by an overactive immune system. With… Read More
There is a known link between anxiety, depression and aging in the elderly. The elderly are at an increased risk for depression, but it is not a normal part of aging. Depression is far more severe than feeling down. Depression… Read More
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