A British study has found that acne leads to an increased risk for depression

Study: Acne Linked To Higher Risk Of Depression

If acne or blemished skin has you feeling down, you’re likely not alone. A recent study revealed that those suffering from acne have an increased risk of depression within the first five years of developing it.

The study, conducted by the British Journal of Dermatology, found that people suffering from acne have a 63 percent higher risk for major depression that those who don’t hav

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Understanding Binge Eating Disorder

According to the National Eating Disorders Association, over 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder during their lifetime. For far too long, one of the most prevalent eating disorders went under-diagnosed and under-treated as an Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder. Fortunately, Binge eating disorder (BED) was officially recognized as a formal diagnosis in 2013, allowing more funding, research and treatment to be directed toward the disorder and its patients.

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9 Foods To Help With Depression

Therapy and antidepressant medications are common treatment options for dealing with the effects of depression. In addition to these methods, diet often gets overlooked as a way to manage symptoms of depression. Treatment options may vary from individual to individual, but taking steps to improve your diet may reduce some common effects that depression has.

Sundowner’s Syndrome: What You Need To Know

If you have a friend or family member suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia, you know how destructive these conditions can be. Individuals gradually lose cognitive skills and functions, resulting in memory loss and the inability to carry out daily tasks. Some patients experience symptoms that increase in severity as nightfall comes, a series of behaviors commonly known as Sundowner’s Syndrome.

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Anti-Aging Tips for the Brain

We all deal with it at some point. Aging is a natural human process. While we can’t keep our youthful looks forever, youthfulness is not all about our outside appearance. Aging can also have a negative effect on our brains. According to Nobel prize-winning biologist Elizabeth Blackburn, we can take steps to not only maintain our young-looks, we can also preserve cognitive function and keep a stronger immune system through five steps.