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Depression Tied to Parkinson's Risk

From nytimes.com

Depression may be an independent risk factor for Parkinson's disease, a new study has found. In a retrospective analysis, researchers followed 4,634 patients with depression and 18,544 matched controls for 10 years. To rule out the possibility that depression is an early symptom of Parkinson's disease, their analysis excluded patients…

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about 5 years
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10 Natural Depression Treatments

From webmd.com

Being depressed can make you feel helpless. You're not. Along with therapy and sometimes medication, there's a lot you can do on your own to fight back. Changing your behavior — your physical activity, lifestyle, and even your way of thinking — are all natural depression treatments.

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The Benefits of Pets: Caring for a Pet Can Make You Happier, Healthier

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How pets can affect mood and health While most pet owners are clear about the immediate joys that come with sharing their lives with companion animals, many remain unaware of the physical and mental health benefits that can also accompany the pleasure of playing with or snuggling up to a…

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about 5 years
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Stress, depression and the holidays: Tips for coping

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How depression blurs memories

From byu.edu

To pinpoint why depression messes with memory, researchers took a page from Sesame Street's book. The show's popular game "One of these things is not like the others" helps young viewers learn to differentiate things that are similar - a process known as "pattern separation."

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Depression: Alternative Therapies for Depression on MedicineNet.com

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Depression: Alternative Therapies For Depression There is no evidence that any alternative treatment is effective for treating moderate to severe depression. For some people, however, they may be used as an addition to other treatments — providing relaxation, relief from depressive symptoms, and helping you cope with some of the…

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about 5 years
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Depression (major depression)

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Pets for Depression and Health

From webmd.com

Pets for Depression and Health Can your depression problems improve when you interact with your pet? Could a kitten's purr or a dog's wagging tail help with your depression? It might. "Pets offer an unconditional love that can be very helpful to people with depression," says Ian Cook, MD, a…

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about 5 years

Think Twice: How the Gut's "Second Brain" Influences Mood and Well-Being: Scientific American

From scientificamerican.com

The emerging and surprising view of how the enteric nervous system in our bellies goes far beyond just processing the food we eat

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World Mental Health Day: Let's Listen

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On World Mental Health Day, I think it's really important that we start to talk about our mental health and what we can do to support ourselves and others. Most mental health campaigns have really emphasised that we, as a society, need to talk more about our struggles and be…

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