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Engaging In Hobbies Reduces The Chances Of Depression, Helps Patients Recover

Engaging In Hobbies Reduces The Chances Of Depression, Helps Patients Recover

There is a 32% reduced probability of developing depression in people who engaged in hobbies or past time activities, research proves. These “hobbies” include handicrafts that range from carpentry to hand sewing, community volunteering, and making music. Increased exposure to nature, anticipating and planning for future vacations, and listening to or making music reduce the...

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7 Ways Depression Affects Your Physical Body

7 Ways Depression Affects Your Physical Body

About 14.8 million American adults experience depression each year.  While depression is a mental illness, it can also affect the physical body.  Gut health is strongly linked to mental well-being.  The traditional Chinese and Korean culture consider depression as a myth and always deal with the pain caused by psychological stress with a physiological approach. ...

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Probiotics would likely reduce the symptoms of depression, a new study says [Video]

Probiotics would likely reduce the symptoms of depression, a new study says [Video]

Probiotics are yeasts and live “good bacteria”, which are healthy for your body, particularly the digestive system. A new study indicates that probiotics can also help reduce the symptoms of depression. You can get probiotics through probiotics supplements and foods that contain probiotics, such as cheese, yogurt, and other pasteurized cultured dairy products. The body...

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9 Ways to prevent the risk of dementia by 35 percent [Video]

9 Ways to prevent the risk of dementia by 35 percent [Video]

Dementia is a persistent mental disorder characterized by memory loss, learning problems, language difficulty, reasoning or problem-solving difficulty, confusion, and disorientation. Around 47 million people worldwide are affected by dementia. Researchers suggest preventable causes of dementia such as managing your diabetes and blood pressure, keep learning, manage your weight, stop smoking, check your hearing, socialize,...

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Want to live longer? Get more friends

Want to live longer? Get more friends

A new book on friendship by Lydia Denworth discusses how friends affect our health at a deeper level. According to Denworth, Americans have an average of 4 close friends— people they cannot live without. Lonely people who long for connection are actually at risk for health factors including depression, reduced sleep quality, stress and high...

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If you have PCOS, you may be at higher risk for certain mental health disorders [Video]

If you have PCOS, you may be at higher risk for certain mental health disorders [Video]

Women diagnosed to have PCOS or polycystic ovary syndrome may have greater risks of developing mental health issues, claims a study authored by the Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute at Cardiff University. Findings from an analysis of data of women diagnosed with PCOS showed that they have higher chances of being diagnosed with depression,...

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Depression in women increased by longer working hours

Depression in women increased by longer working hours

Results from a new study found that women who work over 55 hours a week have the worst mental health. The study says that working women who have additional responsibilities in the household carry a “potential double burden“. Researchers suggest that employers should take this into consideration when thinking of new policies that can benefit...

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New research hints that depression could accelerate brain aging

New research hints that depression could accelerate brain aging

New studies have found a possible link between depression and increased speed of brain aging. Synaptic density, which has been seen to be directly related to good cognition, is significantly lower in patients with depression. Other factors that can speed up brain aging is the breakdown of the blood-brain barrier and the deterioration of brain...

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How to Beat Depression with a Mediterranean Diet

How to Beat Depression with a Mediterranean Diet

Molecular Psychiatry published a new analysis that suggests following a Mediterranean diet will help lower the risk of developing depression. In recent years, countless interventions have been suggested to combat depression – a mental condition that affects millions worldwide; and researchers continue to be on the lookout for new ways to help fight it off. The Mediterranean diet...