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DASH diet linked with reduced risk of depression in later life, says study

04-11 | Rachael

DASH diet linked with reduced risk of depression in later life, says study

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH), commonly used for lowering blood pressure (BP), bad cholesterol and body weight, has been found to have the potential to curb the risk of depression later in life. The DASH diet includes a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, and a minimal amount of foods […]

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Stigma affecting multiple sclerosis patients causes depression

03-30 | Rachael

Stigma affecting multiple sclerosis patients causes depression

Multiple sclerosis, a chronic disorder that affects the central nervous system (CNS), causes numerous life-disruptive symptoms, such as trouble with walking, fatigue, weakness, vision loss, motor impairment, cognitive difficulties and speech problems. It is estimated that multiple sclerosis affects nearly 2.3 million people worldwide. Several studies highlight the rate of depression among multiple sclerosis patients […]

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