Social Media May Improve Mental Health, Reduce Depression Risk: Finds Study; 5 Tips To Reduce Depression Naturally

Social networking sites improve connective and ease access to health information Highlights Getting into a routine can help fight depression Eating healthy is important to prevent depression Exercise and physical activity can reduce depression As it turns out, social networking sites like Facebook can help in avoiding depression, anxiety and stress – researchers have found….

Higher use of social media associated with depression in girls

Teenage girls who spend more time on social media have a higher risk of depressionthan boys, a study has found. Researchers led by Yvonne Kelly from the University College London (UCL) found that almost 40 per cent of girls who spend more than five hours a day on social mediashow symptoms of depression, Xinhua news agency reported….

Your BMI can impact your mental health, here’s how

Turns out, there is an increasing need to prevent obesity because of the consequences for mental and physical health. The study explored the impact of aspects of physical health, such as body weight, heart health and blood pressure, to see whether a wide age range of individuals with poorer physical health went on to be…

Postpartum depression, here’s what to say to someone going through it

Gwyneth Paltrow, Chrissy Teigen, Adele: The charge to destigmatise postpartum depression has never before had so many high-profile sufferers willing to share their stories. Add Serena Williams to the list. The 23-time Grand Slam champion playing in the U.S. Open took to Instagram to share her story after a loss in San Jose, California, last…

Exercising For Over 90 Minutes Daily Can Worsen Mental Health: Study

Engaging in exercises such as cycling, aerobics and gymming for more than three hours a day can worsen mental health than not exercising at all, a study has found. The study, published in journal The Lancet Psychiatry, found that people who exercised between three and five times a week had better mental health than people…