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The Link Between Sugar and Depression

Thursday, August 17, 2017 -- By Dr. Mercola Foods have an immense impact on your brain, and eating whole foods as described in my nutrition plan is the best way to support both your physical and mental health. Based on the evidence, avoiding sugar (particularly fructose) is an important prevention and treatment strategy for anxiety and depression, both of which are rising in prevalence. A number of studies have linked high-sugar diets to a higher risk of depression. Most recently, men consuming more than 67 grams of sugar per day were found to be 23 percent more likely to develop anxiety or depression over the course of five years compared to those whose sugar consumption was less than 40 grams per day.1,2,3 This held

Study finds that "teen depression" increases risk of violence ... so they should all be treated with more drugs that cause violence instead?

Thursday, August 17, 2017 -- (Natural News) A recent study, led by Professor Seena Fazel of the University of Oxford’s Forensic Psychiatry Group in the U.K., and published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), has found that adolescents battling depression are more likely to commit violent acts. While the actual increase in risk is... Read More

Depression casts long shadow over people’s past memories, research shows

Thursday, August 17, 2017 -- Depressed people have a peculiar view of the past – rather than glorifying the ‘good old days’, they project their generally bleak outlook on to past events, according to new research.

Problem-Solving Education: Effective Depression Prevention

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- Maternal depression leads to poor quality of life for the entire family, especially in low-income households where effective treatment is a challenge. Problem-solving education was found to be an effective depression prevention method in mothers of the Head Start community, a federally funded early-childhood education program for children and their families.   Head Start is […] The post Problem-Solving Education: Effective Depression Prevention appeared first on Medical News Bulletin.

Depression after CAD diagnosis may increase risk for death

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- Patients who were diagnosed with depression at any time after a CAD diagnosis had a twofold increased risk for death, according to a study published in European Heart Journal - Quality of Care & Clinical Outcomes.“We’ve completed several depression-related studies and been looking at this connection for many years,” Heidi T. May, PhD, MSPH, a cardiovascular epidemiologist at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, said in a press release. “The data [show] that if you have heart disease and depression and it’s not appropriately treated in a timely fashion, it’s not a good thing for your long-term well-being.”