Mental Health

Your gut health plays a big role in high blood pressure and depression

In a new study from the University of Florida, researchers solved the elusive medical mystery of why many adults have both high blood pressure...

Depression and anxiety may increase risk of inflammatory bowel disease

In a recent study published in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology, researchers found that there is a high prevalence of symptoms of anxiety and...

This daily supplement may help lower anxiety

In a recent study published in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers examined whether the daily consumption of a prebiotic food supplement could improve overall...

Your walking speed may show your dementia and depression risks

How fast you walk can tell a lot about your overall health. Recent research has used this information to predict a person’s risk of...

Many Americans have alcohol problems but are not treated, study finds

Some 16 million Americans are believed to have alcohol use disorder, and an estimated 93,000 people in the U.S. die from alcohol-related causes each...

Low levels of omega-3 linked to higher risk of mental disease

In a new study from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, researchers found that adolescents with higher levels of omega-3 fatty acid in...

Why people with bipolar disorders don’t take their meds

In a new study from the University of East Anglia and elsewhere, researchers found that people with bipolar disorder may not take their medication...

This mental problem linked to rapid kidney function decline

In a new study from Southern Medical University, researchers found that people who had frequent depressive symptoms were more likely to later experience a...

Obsessive compulsive disorder linked to increased stroke risk later in life

Adults who have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) were more than three times as likely to have an ischemic stroke later in life compared to adults...

This natural food supplement may help relieve anxiety

In a new study from the Weizmann Institute of Science, researchers found that a natural food supplement may help reduce anxiety. The plant-derived substance, beta-sitosterol,...