Are You Fat?
The image of "obesity" often conjures up people who can barely fit through a doorway or who always require two airline seats.
Healthy Habits Ward Off Dementia
The risk of dementia is higher in diabetic patients that also have depression. Healthy diet, exercise and treatment for depression may help lower this risk significantly.
Vitamin D May Help Chase Blues Away
Depression, as a result of a vitamin D deficiency, is easy to test for and easy to fix. One major risk factor for a vitamin D deficiency is not getting enough exposure to sunlight.
Kids Emotionally Benefit from Sports
Nobody wants to be yelled at on the playing field. Supportive and fun sports environments can have a real impact on the stability of a child. Learning emotional management skills and lower rates of depression are just part of the benefits. Having fun while exercising has more than just physical perks. Research points to ‘caring climates’ for sports activities to improve feelings of depression and ability to manage negative thoughts. Find your child a fun sport to join! Mary Fry PhD., Associate Professor of health, sport and exercise science at the University of Kansas,...
Beef up Your Daily Exercise, Ladies!
Listen up, ladies! It's time to jump on the bike or treadmill because women aren't getting as much exercise as men - and it's putting them at higher risk for health problems.
Anxiety, Depression and Gastric Bypass
Gastric bypass may change the way the body processes selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors ( SSRI ). This change in processing may result in returning anxiety and depression symptoms in the first month after gastric bypass.
Happy Meals can Make you sad
Job loss. Death in the family. Medical condition. Doctors have known forever that these conditions often correlate to depression, but now the experts have found another link: fast food.
The Good Buzzed Life
Millions, if not billions of people around the world grab a cup of coffee to start their day. Did you ever stop to think it might be boosting your spirits while keeping you awake?
From Depression to Diabetes With Love
Depression takes a toll on more than your mind. It can also hurt your body. It is even possible that depression early in life may be linked to diabetes later on.
Happy Comfort Food
What do you do when you’re in the dumps? Some turn to buckets of ice cream for comfort. It just seems to take all troubles away. Maybe it really does!