Symptoms and Treatment of Depression in Men

depression in men problems

    Depression is a very difficult, painful and disruptive disorder for everyone who suffers from it. Depression can make you feel consistently sad, unable to enjoy life, exhausted, and make general day to day activities feel impossible. Depressed people also have difficulty making decisions, have sleep difficulties and thoughts of self-harm or suicide. It […]

Depression in Older Adults

elderly prone to depression

    Depression is a common problem amongst older adults and the elderly, but it is not a normal part of ageing. The physical health problems that many elderly patients experience can be correlated with onset of clinical depression. Along with other issues such as mental and physical decline, loss of work, and grief, the […]

Depression or Bipolar Disorder?

mood disorders can be treated

  Depression and bipolar disorder, otherwise known as manic-depression, are both part of a group of mental disorders known as mood disorders. Mood disorders encompass a wide variety of mood issues, all of which share groups of mood-related symptoms. Psychiatrists and psychologists are trained to properly diagnose mood and other disorders using a set of […]

Nutritional Deficiencies that can Mimic Depression

nutritional problems causing depression

    Although most people understand the connection between nutrition and physical health, few are aware of the connection between good nutrition and mental health. Depression is generally looked at as a strictly emotional or biochemical disorder. However, like the rest of our bodies, those biochemicals in the brain are created from the foods we […]

Stress and Depression: Tips to Cope with Stress

ways to handle stress

  Nobody can avoid stress, it is a normal and natural part of life. Stress is simply a fact of life, and evolution has bestowed upon our brains many mechanisms for handling the ups and downs of our lives. Our brains are built with multiple systems, from neurochemicals that shut off stress hormones to whole […]