Stacy London battled depression and went almost broke after spinal surgery

Stacy London battled depression and went almost broke after spinal surgery

The former star of the popular reality television program, ‘What not to wear,’ Stacy London has kept herself busy as a stylist/fashion consultant, author and magazine editor. Despite leading such an exciting life, she still fell into the abyss of depression. In fact, 2017 was not kind on her—by the end of 2017, she was not just a step away from being broke but was also literally broken from inside.

In a personal essay to Refinery 29, she wrote about the agonizing moments experienced after undergoing an expensive spinal surgery. She underwent the surgery after enduring the debilitating back pain for […] Read more

Experts dismiss links between subclinical hypothyroidism and incident depression

Experts dismiss links between subclinical hypothyroidism and incident depression

Hypothyroidism, a condition where the production of thyroid hormone is below normal, has been always associated with depression. According to the Health Information Center of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), nearly 4.6 percent of the American population aged 12 and older suffer from hypothyroidism. This implies that almost five people out of 100 are afflicted by the condition, even if the severity is mild.  Therefore, the functioning of the thyroid is related to the psychological well-being of the people. In fact, many experts have highlighted a striking similarity in the symptoms of both depression […] Read more

“Zombie” singer Dolores O’Riordan’s tryst with depression, bipolar disorder and death

“Zombie” singer Dolores O’Riordan’s tryst with depression, bipolar disorder and death

Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of the band Cranberries, who delivered all-time hits like “Zombie” and “Linger” died recently under mysterious circumstances. Her body was discovered at a London hotel and sent for further examination. While the toxicology reports are pending, the entire nation and her family has been devastated by her sudden death.

Few details of the days leading up to her death suggest that she was perhaps struggling with depression, paranoia and hypomania along with serious backache, which led to the cancellation of many shows in 2017. In the past, she had also shared her battle with alcohol addiction, smoking […] Read more