Tag Archives: depression

Going on a weight loss diet could help reduce depression: study – SBS

If you’re one of the many people across the globe battling against the symptoms of mild depression, you may be able to get relief by eating nutritious food or going on a weight loss diet. That’s according to the results of a new study, published in Psychosomatic Medicine, which shows that you can significantly reduce… Read More »

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety: How Long Does It Last?

In the earliest studies, postpartum depression was described an episode of depression associated with childbirth, typically emerging within the first three months after delivery.  As more research has been carried out, we have learned that a sizeable number of women with PPD actually begin to experience symptoms during pregnancy.  The bottom line is that women… Read More »

Insomnia treatment may help ease depression during menopause

Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they get treatment for insomnia than when they don’t, a recent experiment suggests. Researchers recruited 117 menopausal women with insomnia for the study and randomly assigned them to three groups. One group received cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Another group received a component of CBT… Read More »