Sugar And Your Mental Health Make For A Lethal Combination

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Stress causes many of us to turn to sugar as a treat. However, there’s evidence that this has a negative impact on our mental health. In fact, the Scientific Reports Journal recently conducted a study that was published in Medical News Today showing that sugar leads to a higher risk for depression, especially when consumed …

Sleep Deprivation Increases College Students’ Mental Health Risks

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There was a recent research study into how sleep disorders affect the mental health of college students. This study looked at how not getting enough sleep caused these college students to suffer from things like anxiety, depression, and other issues. In fact, there is believed to be a close relationship between a lack of sleep …

The Impact of Living Alone on Your Mental Health

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In a recent study that was published in PLOS ONE Journal, researchers looked at the links between mental health and living by yourself. According to this study, living by yourself is linked to many common psychiatric issues including anxiety, mood disorders, and substance abuse issues. These are conditions that about one-third of people will face …

Understanding Depression: What is Postpartum Depression?

The baby blues are no joking matter, and women worldwide know this if they have experienced the effects of postpartum depression (PPD) after giving birth. Hormonal and chemical changes, combined with a ton of physical changes, can leave mom feeling moody and overwhelmed, which is normal after childbirth but may be discouraging and cause a …