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In Parkinson’s disease, exercise and brisk walking may help improve depression. The pilot study included 31 Parkinson’s patients who were randomly assigned to an “early start group” or a “delayed start group” for a vigorous form of exercise… Read More
Depression with mild cognitive impairment may raise dementia risk and accelerate brain aging in the elderly. In the study involving seniors over the age of 65, the researchers found that depression was associated with a higher risk of dementia and… Read More
Depression coinciding with chronic kidney disease raises kidney failure risk in older adults. The researchers studied 5,785 people over the age of 65 from four different counties across the U.S. The participants completed questionnaires to uncover depressive symptoms and a… Read More
Stroke survivors are more likely to suffer from depression, according to latest research findings. The study found that in the first three months following a stroke, the risk of depression for survivors was eight times higher, compared to individuals with … Read More
A growing health problem in America, high blood pressure can lead to stroke, heart attack, and heart disease, so it’s important you keep your numbers in check. Sure, there are medications to help lower your blood pressure, but natural remedies… Read More
Pneumonia patients are more likely to suffer from depression and cognitive impairment, according to research. The study uncovered that pneumonia patients are twice as likely to develop cognitive impairment, while hospitalized older patients are at a higher risk for other… Read More
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
Multiple sclerosis-related brain inflammation may be causing depression, according to research. Higher rates of depression have been seen among multiple sclerosis patients – compared to the general population. Abnormal immune response, one of the characteristic symptoms of multiple sclerosis, has… Read More
Nearly three million American teenagers are affected by depression annually, according to a new government report. Paolo del Vecchio, director of the Center for Mental Health Services at the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), said, “Adolescence… Read More
World Sjögren’s Day is July 23, and to get you ready we put together a list of our top articles that discuss Sjögren’s syndrome and accompanying factors and issues, including rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, depression, shingles, and atherosclerosis.
Dr. Henrik Sjögren… Read More
Heart failure patients don’t benefit from the antidepressant Lexapro, according to a German study. Lead researcher Dr. Christiane Angermann said, “Depression in heart failure may not be the same depression patients without heart failure get and who respond well to… 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
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