Study finds prevalence of depression in women after miscarriage

Study finds prevalence of depression in women after miscarriage

Pregnancy is a delicate health situation for both the mom-to-be and the baby, especially during the initial months, when chances of facing complications are quite high. Of all the problems, a miscarriage is the most common problem that affects 10-15 percent of pregnancies, with most of them occurring in the first trimester. A miscarriage can happen either spontaneously or one may induce it. The reasons leading to a spontaneous miscarriage can range from chromosomal abnormalities, uterine anomalies to environmental factors like drinking or smoking.

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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