Rainy and winter seasons make many people gloomy and some even experience seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is considered to be a major mental health concern. But what does the season have to do with it?
Researchers recently said genes may in some way go towards the explanation of the reason a common yet poorly understood gut condition, specifically irritable bowel syndrome or IBS, is frequently associated with anxiety.
The effects of exhaustion or anxiety from text messaging and use of social media include delayed replies, forgetting to get back to contact entirely, and the need for phone breaks frequently. Thus, an expert recommends setting communication boundaries.
The high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among healthcare workers during the pandemic are mostly COVID-19-related, but researchers found a significant number of cases were linked to past trauma.
In a study published recently, researchers analyzed data on 24,000 adults in the United States, specifically tracking their dietary habits with mushrooms included, as well as their mental health changes for the past 11 years.