Tag Archives: depression

Omega-3 Prevents Long-term Psychosis

A new study shows that adolescents and young adults considered to be at high risk for developing psychosis, show significant reductions in their progression to psychotic disorder 7 years after a 12-week treatment of omega-3 PolyUnsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs). This … Continue reading

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Depression Linked to Zinc

According to a recent study, people who are depressed have lower concentrations of zinc in their peripheral blood compared with nondepressed people. This is actually promising news, as it suggests that something as simple as zinc supplements might help depressed … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for Recurring Depression

It is estimated that 1 in 20 Canadians report some form of depression every year, which makes it Canada’s fastest-rising diagnosis.  In the United Kingdom, it is the third most common reason for primary care consultation, meanwhile up to 60% … Continue reading

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“Junk food” is linked to anxiety and depression even in very young children

“Junk food” during pregnancy and in early childhood is linked to a significantly increased risk for poor mental health, including anxiety and depression, in very young children, new research shows. A large, prospective study included 23,020 women and their children … Continue reading

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