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Risk Factors for Depression after IBD Diagnosis
Depression is more common in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) than in the general population, but some people with IBD have an even higher risk for depression.
Pfizer Issues Antidepressant Rx Recall
Taking prescribed medication can become a habit that we execute without much thought. But concerns about a medication mix-up may lead some to double-check their labels this week.
Energy Drinks Tied to Teen Troubles
Energy drinks are intended to give you a boost, but a new study tied energy drink consumption in teens to a number of negative issues, including depression.
Hearing Loss Linked to Depression Among Adults
Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic conditions in the United States, and one new study found that even minor hearing loss can have an impact on mental health.
Expert Recommendation: Depression as Risk to Heart Health
High levels of depressive symptoms are common among heart disease patients. Rather than a side effect of heart problems, depression may be a serious risk factor.
The Psychological Side Effects of Antidepressants
Antidepressant medications allow millions of people to live more fulfilling, happier lives. Still, these medications have their side effects, some of which may be more common than once thought.
Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
There are many health benefits to being a physically active person. Here’s a list from what you might gain from developing an exercise routine.
Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain
Over 100 million Americans live with chronic pain. If you're one of them, check out these alternative treatments to help make the pain go away.
What is Multiple Sclerosis?
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that affects a person’s central nervous system. Here’s some basic information about MS and how it can affect daily life.
Dangers of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
Binge drinking, especially over the course of several years, can come with severe health consequences. Here’s a list of some of the consequences of drinking too much alcohol.