For many people, the gray days of winter can mean gray moods. If you feel sad, can’t sleep and feel as if all you want to do is lie on the sofa, eat bad food and watch cable for days on end, you might have seasonal affective disorder.
Antidepressants are widely used to treat depression, but the effects are individual. Know how these drugs work, how effective they are and what to expect before you fill your prescription.
If you are older when you go through menopause, you may have a lower risk of depression later in life, a new meta-analysis says.
Every person will probably take medicine at some point. As people accumulate medical problems, the number of medicines they take is likely to increase too.
When we say we’re going to the mall for a little retail therapy, most of us are being humorous. But does shopping really help us to feel better?
Some anxiety is normal. But when constant worries disrupt your child’s day-to-day life, that’s cause for concern. Find out when to talk to a pediatrician.
Despite what people may believe, anxiety and depression are not a natural part of aging — and no one has to accept them. Experts say mental health issues are often tied to medical problems.
Could treating depression lower your risk of heart attack or stroke? The results of one study — comparing antidepressants and statins — surprised researchers.
As we age, our bones become more fragile. Our reflexes are no longer lightening-quick. If you are over age 65, having four or more of these risk factors will increase your risk of falling by 80 percent.
Having a baby is a time of joy and excitement for many women. But, for some, giving birth can prompt deep feelings of anxiety and sadness.